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School counselors are certified/licensed educators who improve student success for ALL students by implementing a comprehensive school counseling program that focuses on the following school counseling standards:

  • academic

  • college/career 

  • social/emotional

School Counselors provide the following counseling services:

  • Prevention: Classroom lessons for all students in every grade level.

  • Small groups: Opportunities to help students develop various skills to be academically successful in a smaller group setting.

  • Individual Student Planning: Academic Goal setting

  • Short-term counseling: To address immediate student needs

  • Community 
resources and outside referrals

Counseling Department

Please fill out the link above to request assistance from the George I. Sánchez Counseling Department.  Make sure to provide the most current contact information. Thank you. 

Por favor complete el enlace de arriba para solicitar ayuda del Departamento de Consejería de George I. Sánchez. Asegúrese de proporcionar la información de contacto más actualizada. Gracias.

GIS School Counselors: 

  Lucia Anglada ex: 39611 Counselor: A-G
  Lori Baeza ex: 39610 Counselor: H-O
  Kimberly Santistevan ex: 39609 Counselor: P-Z

Crisis hotlines

New Mexico Crisis And Access Line: 


Peer to Peer Warmline:


AGORA Crisis Center

     1-866-HELP-1-NM (Toll Free)

Counseling Office open from 8:50am to 3:50pm

Please email or call counselor to set up an appointment.


Our Mission: 

To provide all students with opportunities to grow in all areas of academic achievement, personal and social development, and be prepared with the knowledge and skills for college and career success that will lead and empower them to become lifelong learners, critical thinkers, and problem solvers who are engaged and committed members of the community. 

Our Vision:

School counselors will work collaboratively with students, staff, families, and the community to create a safe and caring environment where students work together to celebrate differences and similarities amongst each other in order to build a positive school climate where students feel they can be themselves, develop healthy relationships and learn how to navigate life’s successes and challenges to become confident, productive members of a global society.