Phone: Call or Text: (925) 238-3204


Degrees and Certifications:

HOUSE 1 Business Academy Non-Theme A-G ACE Academy 9th-11th A-G M.S. Ed. Counseling M.S. Social Work PPS Credential

Mrs. Ruth Whittington

Counselor for Last Names A-Go

Ruth Whittington grew up in Southern California. She attended Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and earned her B.S. in Social Science. She received her M.S. in Social Work from San Francisco State and her M.S. in Counseling and Counseling Credential from Chapman University. Ruth has worked at Deer Valley High School for 9 years and has been an integral part of building a strong counseling program. Ruth worked as a Social Worker for 14 years in San Francisco and San Luis Obispo County.

She likes working at a high school because she enjoys the age group and feels like it is good combination of social work and education. Ruth is currently pursuing her 3rd advanced degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. In her free time, she enjoys exploring the outdoors with her family including hiking, biking and kayaking. She also enjoys traveling outside of the U.S. to explore other cultures.