Welcome Santanas! I am Miss Patel and I am the Counselor at Santiago Charter Middle School. This is my 8th year at Santiago and I am very excited to support you on your journey through middle school. At Santiago, I support students in the areas of Academics, Personal/Social Issues and Career Exploration.
A little about me: I graduated from Cal State Fullerton with a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology and from Azusa Pacific University with a Masters Degree in Educational Counseling and a PPS Credential in School Counseling. Additionally, I have a certificate and license in Professional Clinical Counseling and am working on Administrative Credential through the Orange County Department of Education. In my free time, I enjoy spending time, I enjoy traveling and spending time with friends and family.
- Scheduling and Class Selection
- Academic Intervention/Supports
- Grade Checks
- Credit Recovery and Promotion Checks
- Character Education
- Crisis Intervention
- Short Term Counseling and Mental Health Support
- Career Exploration Lessons
- College Day (7th grade)
- 4 Year Plans for High School (8th grade)