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:


High School Course List
A-G list from Doorways
Online course offerings  APEX, BYUCyber High, Rosetta Stone
Minimum Graduation Requirements

Academic Planning

4 Year Planning Guide
4 Year Planning Template
Senior Time Line
College Board – PSAT and SAT


AVID Website – College Readiness in a Global Society

Concurrent Enrollment

College of the Redwoods Concurrent/ Special Admit Enrollment Form
College of the Siskiyous Admissions & Records – Forms for Students link
College of the Siskiyous Registration Form

UC and CSU A-G Requirements

A-G Guide – UC Doorways Website
UC/CSU Requirements  (A-G classes)
MVCS A-G Course List

College and Career Readiness

Mattole Valley Charter School Code – 051086

California College Systems

California Community College System
CCC Apply – Link to California Community College Application
CSU Apply – Link to California State University Application
UC Admissions – Link to University of California Admissions page
Private Colleges and Universities in CA

College and Career Readiness Programs

TRiO Upward Bound– Humboldt State University
TRiO Talent Search – Humboldt State University
Upward Bound – College of the Redwoods
Cal Soap – Decade of Difference
EOPS – College of the Siskiyous
EOPS – College of the Redwoods
EOPS – Humboldt State University
California College Pathways

College and Career Planning

California Colleges – The Official Source for College & Career Planning in California
College Options – Preparation, Knowledge, & Access to Post Secondary Education in Siskiyou, Tehama, and Trinity Counties.
Decade of Difference
The College Board
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.

Career and Technical Education (CTE)

Career Ready Individual
What is CTE?
Standards for Career Ready Practice
California Conservation Corps
Job Corps

College Entrance Exams and Preparation  

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

SAT – Direct link to SAT page
Khan Academy – Free Online Lessons and Practice
The ACT Test – Measure High School Student Readiness for College
ACCUPLACER- Free Practice Materials at College Board
College of the Redwoods- Review for Math and English Placement Tests

Paying for College

FAFSA – Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Federal Student Aid at a Glance
Financial Aid Toolkit
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
CSAC DACA Statement 9/5/2017
CSAC Update DACA 9/15/2017


Humboldt Area Foundation

Financial Aid Resources

College Board CSS Financial Aid Profile  
Chafee Grant for Foster Youth
The SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid
AVID- Financial Aid Glossary
I Can Afford College


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


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