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Amador Valley High


Welcome to AVHS Counseling Department

Counseling Services:

AVHS School Counselors are professional advocates for students, who develop comprehensive programs that improve student learning, devote their time to direct delivery of services to students (curriculum, individual planning, system support and responsive services) and operate within a school culture in which every student receives benefits of the program (PUSD K-12 comprehensive counseling mission).

Below, you may access the grade level specific guidance lessons that AVHS counselors will be implementing throughout the school year.

College & Career Readiness - Counseling Master Plan

Please navigate the links to your right for more detailed information about additional programs & services, commonly requested documents/forms, and important resources.


AVHS Counseling Staff & Phone Numbers:

Sari Haskell  [Students Last Name: A-Com] 925-461-6113

Tara Walker  [Students Last Name: Con-Her] 925-461-6111

Sheryl Pacheco  [Students Last Name: Hes-Lim & Class of 2017 AVID students] 925-461-6116

Lauren Bell [Students Last Name: Lin-Per] 925-461-6119

Audrey Zarrinkhat  [Students Last Name: Pes-S] 925-461-6114

Winter Jones  [Students Last Name: T-Z] 925-461-6115

Nicole West  [Support Counselor: Mon-Thurs] 925-461-6136

Heather Cameron [Support Counselor: Monday only]

Katie Poynter [Counseling Intern: Friday Only]

Tine DeMateo [School Psychologist] 

Linda Pipe [Registrar] 925-461-6121

Martha Acebedo  [Spanish Parent Liaison] 925-461-6120/5205

Karen Lambros [Counseling Secretary] 925-461-6155

Michelle Kubasiak [Office Assistant] 925-461-6142

Deborah Walker [Career Center]: 925-461-6128

If you need immediate assistance, please dial the Main Counseling Office Phone #: 925-461-6120 and ask to speak with an available counselor.