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Atrisco Heritage Academy Administration Faculty Staff Counselors Coaching Staff Principal's Notes

AHA Counseling Office Hours:

Monday - Friday

7am - 3pm

Contacting Your Counselor

Click on your Professional School Counselor's name to learn more about them!


Mr. Brandon Boiser

9th grade: A - L

505.243.1458 (ext.60026)

F-Building Admin. Office


Mr. Clyde Archibeque

9th grade: M - Z

505.243.1458 (ext. 60003)

F-Building Admin. Office


Ms. Angelica Delgadillo

College "Go" Center Counselor

9 - 12th grades: All students

505.243.1458 (ext. 60134)

Front Office


Ms. Deborah Schnalzer

10-12th grades: A - C

505.243.1458 (ext. 60040)

Counseling Center


Mrs. Leticia Montano

10-12th grades: D - Ha

505.243.1458 (ext. 60132)

Counseling Center


Ms. Kateri Sisneros

10-12th grades: He - Mi

505.243.1458 (ext.60102)

Counseling Center


Ms. Jana Villegas

10-12th grades: Mo - Ro

505.243.1458 (ext. 60162)

Health Office


Mrs. Deanna Valdez

10-12th grades: Ru - Z

505.243.1458 (ext. 60107)

Counseling Center


Mrs. Annette Chavez

Counseling Secretary

505.243.1458 (ext. 60153)

Counseling Center

AHA Professional Counseling Department

Get to know your Professional School Counselor!


How do you see your counselor?

You can easily contact your school counselor by email or phone to set up an appointment.  If you need immediate counseling services please request a pass from a teacher to immediately meet with a counselor. Participation with the counseling program is encouraged to ensure that educational needs are met.


Information discussed with the counselor is private unless the information needs to be shared to prevent danger to the student or others. If information needs to be shared, the counselor will make every effort to let you know of the appropriate source(s) that need to be contacted. This may be a parent/guardian, administrative personnel, protective services, or law enforcement. Other shared information includes court subpoenas and communication with other professionals to better support you. Our primary responsibility is to our students, but we also acknowledge parents rights to be informed.


Your counselor may assist you with an increased understanding of the issue(s) that have been brought to the counseling office. You may also feel better having discussed the issue(s) with someone who can help resolve your concern.


We want to help you, but there are no guarantees in counseling. You may feel some anxiety discussing certain issues with your counselor. This can be caused due to challenging your thoughts/ feelings in ways that may be uncomfortable, or new to you.

Things our secretary, Mrs. Chavez, can assist you with….


- Schedule Print Out (New Students ONLY)

- Unofficial Transcript (Grad Profile)

- Grade Check Forms

- Report Card

- Name Not On Roster

- Work Permits

- Summer School Information

- CEC Information

- Ecademy Information/Payment

- Parent/Student View

- ACT/SAT Waivers

- Laptop Checkout

Our mission is to empower students to reach their potential by balancing support and autonomy, while addressing barriers to learning.


The Professional School Counselors at Atrisco Heritage Academy High School are dedicated to provide a comprehensive school counseling program to ensure personal/social, academic, and career development of every student, and are committed to collaborate with administration, parents, and community members so all students succeed as productive members of society.

Counselors can provide support in the following domains:

Personal/Social Development:

  • Self-harming behaviors

  • Problems at home
  • Peer conflicts
  • Self-esteem
  • Anger management
  • Substance use concerns

Academic Development:

  • Failing grades
  • Studying/ test taking strategies
  • Trouble in class
  • Post-secondary selection
  • Test score reviews

Career Development:

ASCA Delivery Components:

Core Curriculum:

  • Classroom/Group Presentations

Individual Planning:

  • Design individual student academic programs
  • Analyze grade-point averages in relationship to achievement
  • Provide information to assist in understanding educational goals and barriers

Responsive Services:

  • Counsel students in overcoming discipline and attendance problems
  • Provide students with individual and group support

System Support:

  • Assist faculty with identifying and resolving student issues, needs, and problems
  • Link students and families to school and community resources
  • Provide appropriate interventions in situations important to the physical, mental, educational, and emotional well being of the student.