San Elijo Middle School

Complexity, Collaboration, and Character

Contact our Counseling Staff

      Our SEMS Counseling Department is here to help students and parents with questions and concerns about class schedules, grades, and social and emotional issues. We have many resources available to families to support students during these dynamic middle school years. For assistance, please contact:


Counseling Office Staff


 Mrs. Diana Cavanaugh
 Data Technician
 Mrs. Kathie Gillett
 Mrs. Celena Breining
 Student Last Name begins A - F
 Mr. Nick Vega
 Student Last Name begins G - M
 Ms. Caroline O'Connor
 Student Last Name begins N - Z
 Mr. Jason Degtyarev
 School Psychologist
     We encourage you to contact your student's counselor via email.
     Counselors respond to messages as quickly as they are able, given the large volume of email, phone calls, and voice-mail messages received. Your patience is appreciated.
SEMS office hours: 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Counseling Office Fax: 760.290.2832