Counseling

Naviance

Naviance is a comprehensive college and career readiness solution that helps districts and schools align student strengths and interests to postsecondary goals, improving student outcomes and connecting learning to life.
To use Naviance, please go to NFHS_Naviance.

Vision statement

The Naaman Forest High School Counseling Department will empower all students to reach their maximum potential by using a comprehensive program that addresses academic, personal/social, and career goals. We will promote an environment to encourage personal inquiry and growth, social responsibility, and academic excellence. School counselors believe that every student can succeed through the collaborative efforts of school, home, and community leading to responsible and productive citizenship in the 21st century.

Mission statement

The mission of the Naaman Forest High School Counseling Department is to provide a proactive, comprehensive, and developmentally appropriate program to address students' academic and career goals in addition to supporting their personal and social needs. This is accomplished through a partnership with parents/guardians, staff, and community members to enable all students to become successful, productive citizens and lifelong learners in a diverse and changing world.

Staff

Person Position Students Responsibilities
Rhonda Ramirez Lead
Counselor
A - L Class of 2022, A-L
Jack Murphy Counselor   Class of 2025
Claire McGrath Counselor Magnet (GBL, ECHS) A-Le Magnet (GBL, ECHS), A-Le
Esther Wanton Counselor M - Z Class of 2022, M-Z
Lisa Crane Counselor   Class of 2024
Angela McGill Counselor Pu - Z

Class of 2023

Shonedra Redd Counselor

Magnet (GBL, ECHS) Lea-Z

Magnet (GBL, ECHS) Lea-Z
William Foster Reponsive Services Counselor All Students and Faculty
Crisis Intervention
Mental Health Education and Awareness
Dr. Danny Medina  Reponsive Services Counselor All Students and Faculty 
Crisis Intervention
Mental Health Education and Awareness
Michelle Reyna Secretary    
Julie Hostrup Counselor Aide    
Angelica Juarez Registrar   Transcripts
Linda Steele Data Clerk  

Change of Address

Bullying and cybersafety

No student should be subjected to bullying or harassment that interferes with their ability to learn or their safety.

Visit the district website for more information and resources related to bullying and cybersafety.

Anonymous Alerts®

You can use the Anonymous Alerts® webform or mobile app to quickly, easily and anonymously report bullying, cyberbullying and other sensitive topics to school officials.

Anonymous Alerts® is monitored by GISD Security 24-hours daily and should only be used for serious and urgent matters. In the event of an emergency or life-threatening event, always call 911.

Submit an Anonymous Alert®

Download the app

To place a report from a mobile device, first download the free Anonymous Alerts® app from the Apple App Store or Google Play store. Then open the app and enter activation code garlandisd.