Counseling Links and Information

Student Support Team


Carole Cox, BA/MA – Psychology, PPS Credential, Counseling

Miranda Johnston, BS/MA, Counseling, PPS Credential School Counseling

School Psychologist

Mitch Block, BA, MA – Psychology, PPS Credential Counseling

AVID & PBIS Coordinator

Amy Cambou, BA, M.A T., BCBA – Behavior Specialist

Guidance Technician

April Waterman, Guidance Tech., BA, Psychology

Local Interactive College and Career Opportunities:


MVCS Courses

MVCS High School Course List
A-G/Mattole list from Doorways
Online course offerings  APEX, BYUCyber High, Rosetta Stone


College Readiness in a Global Society

Graduation Requirements

MVCS Minimum Graduation Requirements
UC/CSU requirements  (A-G classes)

A-G CSU/ UC Requirements

A-G Guide
MVCS A-G Course List

Academic Planning

4 Year A-G Planning Worksheet
4 Year Non-A-G Planning Worksheet
Senior Time Line
Course Catalog

Online Academic Tutoring/ Academic Resources

Khan Academy

College and Career Information

Mattole Valley Charter School Code – 051086

California College Systems

Community College System
CSU System
UC System
Private colleges/universities in CA

College and Career Readiness Programs

Educational Talent Search
Upward Bound – HSU

Upward Bound – CR
EOP -Educational Opportunity Prog. – CSU 
EOPS – College of the Redwoods 
California College Pathways: Foster Youth

College and Career Planning

California Colleges – The Official Source for College & Career Planning in California
California CareerZone – Learn about yourself, the employment options available to you and the training that will prepare you for them.
Bureau of Labor and Statistics –  Occupational Outlook Handbook
Kuder Navigator – Starting to build a career plan? Looking for colleges? Ready to showcase your portfolio? Navigator makes planning for the future fun while providing the reliable college and career guidance you can count on.
ASSIST –  This is an online student-transfer information system that shows how course credits earned at one public California college or university can be applied when transferred to another.
Decade of Difference
College Options
The College Board

College Entrance Examinations  

The College BoardSAT and PSAT
PSAT – Direct link to PSAT page

SAT – Direct link to SAT page

The ACT Test – Measure High School Student Readiness for College

Paying for College

FAFSA – Free Application for Federal Student Aid

FAFSA Website
FSA ID-Create a FSA ID
Cal Grant Programs
Federal Student Aid
Cal Grant Award Process Flyer

Dream Act/ AB540

California Dream Act Application – CA Student Aid Commission
California Dream Act – Dec. 20 letter from Cal. Dept. of Education


Humboldt Area Foundation

Financial Aid Resources

College Board CSS Financial Aid Profile  
College Options
The SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid
AVID- Financial Aid Glossary

Career Technical Education (CTE)

Humboldt Regional Occupation Programs
Standards for Career Ready Practice
The Career-Ready Individual


College and Career Forms

College of the Redwoods Concurrent/ Special Admit Enrollment Form
College of the Redwoods Release of Information Form for Concurrently Enrolled Students
College of the Siskiyous Forms for Students

Work Experience/ Community Service Forms

Community Service/ Leadership Documentation Form
MVCS Job Training Agreement (JTA)
State of California Request for a Work Permit

Graduation Forms

Coming soon


MVCS Testing Information Page
Tips For Test Taking
GreatKids State Test Guide for Parents

CELDT- California English Language Development Test
EAP- Early Assessment Program (CSU)

GED-General Education Diploma

California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) – Website

School Climate/ Student Safety

Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports
PBIS World
Parent Guide to Internet Safety- FBI
Committee for Children- Second Step: Skills for Social and Academic Success

Grades 3-6 (Elementary) School Climate Survey

Grades 7 through 12 (Secondary) School Climate Survey

Mental Health & Community Resources   

If you are in crisis, please call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or visit National Suicide Prevention Hot Line

Humboldt County

Children, Youth and Family Services, DHHS
Humboldt County Mental Health, 1711 Third Street, Eureka, CA 95501
Phone: 707-268-2800 or 888-849-5728

Humboldt County Office of Education Foster Youth and Homeless Education Services
Humboldt Network of Family Resource Centers
The Job Market
Remi Vista Community Counseling Services
Changing Tides Family Services
Humboldt Community Services

Siskiyou County

Dept. Health and Human Service, Siskiyous
818 South Main Street, Yreka, CA 96097
Phone: 530-841-2700

Mental Health Resources for Siskiyou County
Connecting People to Community Resources in Shasta County
Remi Vista, Inc- Siskiyou County Region
Northern CA Region Family and Community Resource Centers- First 5 Siskiyou

Mendocino County

Mendocino Dept. Health and Human Service Ft Bragg
764 S Franklin St., PO Box 1306. Ft Bragg, CA 95437
(707) 962-1000 Fax: (707) 962-1110

Connecting People to Community Resources in Mendocino County
Mendocino Family Resource Centers- First 5 Mendocino
Safe Passage Family Resource Center- Ft. Bragg, CA