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Meet the School Counselor

Hello Mary Fay Family,


Ms. MMy name is Christine Manese or Ms. M and I am very excited to serve you as your full-time School Counselor at Mary Fay Pendleton School.


My role as a School Counselor is to improve student success for ALL students by implementing a comprehensive school counseling program through academic, career, and social/emotional development (ASCA, 2020).


I support students through: 


  • Individual counseling
  • Guidance lessons in the classrooms
  • Support groups for students
  • Collaboration for intervention services
  • Student monitoring (attendance, grades, and behavior)
  • Connecting families to outside community resources for additional counseling support
  • Program evaluation and development according to ASCA standards


If you have any questions or concerns please contact me at [email protected] or (949) 325-6872.