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Absence Intervention Contacts

Absence Intervention Contacts

Please review the contacts/resources below if you need assistance with your student's attendance. 

District Social Worker

Dagoberto Espinoza

Dagoberto Espinoza
Office: 650-558-2290
Cell: 650-865-4381 

Contact the District Social Worker if you/your child need help with the following: 

  • Samtrans bus passes to support transportation to/from school  

  • Case management services to facilitate access and linkage to community resources, e.g. food banks, childcare needs, housing resources, external mental health referrals

  • Engagement with a student in the home environment to encourage and support school attendance 

  • Parent/caregiver psycho-social support through groups/classes, e.g.  Parent Connect 

  • Student support through individual sessions and groups

Assistant Principals

Sarah Prensky-Pomeranz headshot

Sarah Prensky-Pomeranz

Ashley Milton headshot

Ashley Milton

Jesse Boise headshot

Jesse Boise

Contact any Assistant Principal if you/your child need help with the following: 

  • Concerns about the attendance letter and notification you received

  • Concerns about the safety or well-being of your child 

  • Issues around consequences due to absences and truancy

  • If you are experiencing homelessness, please contact Sarah Prensky-Pomeranz.

Family Engagement Coordinator

Image of smiling staff member Lettie Cottrell

Leticia Cottrell

Contact the Family Engagement Coordinator if you/your child need help with the following: 

  • Learning about opportunities for engagement (meetings, workshops, school events)

  • Connecting with school personnel (Advocacy)

  • Understanding our school system (schedules, calendar, Parent Canvas accounts)

  • School and Community Resources

School Attendance Technician

Dawnette Tello-Loezius (Speaks Spanish)

Contact the Attendance Technician if you/your child need help with the following: 

  • Reporting an absence 

  • Obtain pass for students who are leaving school early

  • Inaccurate data related to attendance 

Mental Health and Wellness Counselors

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Seth Wright


Samiko Shiroma (speaks Spanish)

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Cassandra Lopez

Contact a Wellness Counselor if you/your child need help with the following: 

  • Mental health concerns related to attendance 

  • Mental health referrals to Care Solace or other community resources


School Counselors

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Marissa Reyes

Rienzo, Jenny / Rienzo, Jenny

Jenny Rienzo

Kelly, Janice / Welcome

Janice Kelly 

Canda, Ed / Canda, Ed

Ed Canda
Works with English Learners

Contact a School Counselor if you/your child need help with the following: 

  • Concerns about missing days and assignments

  • Connecting students with their teachers on missing assignments due to absences

  • Academic supports including 504 plans, health issues impacting students’ education, after-school tutoring and supports


Health Aide

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Paola Trujillo

Contact the Health Aide if you/your child need help with the following: