Phone: 925-289-8806 cell

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Mish Guker

Hello Orchard Park Families! 

Please reach out at any time if you have a question, need support for your student, or are looking for community resources. You can contact me by phone or email. 

Orchard Park School: 925-779-7445

Email: tanaguker@antiochschools.net

Hours: Monday - Friday 7:50am-2:50pm

  • What does a School Counselor do?

    • Teaches classroom guidance lessons to entire school
    • Conducts small groups based on the needs of the students
    • Provides crisis counseling to those with an immediate need
    • Provides community referrals to parents that are interested in seeking therapy for students needing ongoing counseling
    • Provide support for school staff by assisting in parent conferences and checking in with students individually
    • Provide support, education and resources for parents on a variety of topics

     The school counseling program is based upon a comprehensive model that provides services to students, parents, and school staff in the following areas:

    • School Guidance Curriculum
      • Structured research-supported lessons designed to support the students’ in all aspects of their lives including personal/social development, career exploration, and academic success
      • Provides students with knowledge and/or skills appropriate to their developmental level
    • Individual Student Planning
      • Guidance, support, and  activities designed to help students establish personal goals and develop future plans
    • Responsive Services
      • Preventive activities and/or crisis counseling that meets students’ immediate needs in order to support academic success
    • System Support
      • Professional development, consultation, collaboration, program management and operation