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Mission & Vision


Cibola High School's Counseling Department strives to fulfill the Cibola High School Mission to "Motivate, Educate, and Graduate" ALL students.


ALL Cibola High School students graduate as knowledgeable and independent, achieving their fullest potential, capable of determining their futures and attaining fulfilling careers, positively contributing to a diverse society in a changing world. 


2020-2021 Pre Registration Presentations

Completed & signed course request cards are due to English teachers Friday, February 7th.

Remind Messages

Our text messaging system for students, parents/guardians, and educators.

For the 2019-2020 school year, students/parents/guardians are encouraged to sign-up by to receive important reminders and updates about:

college, financial aid, scholarships, opportunities, career-related events, and more!

Click here to sign-up for Remind101



Official transcripts must be sent directly by the Registrar. An official transcript request form must be completed, signed, and submitted. The first four transcripts are free; each additional transcript costs $1.00.

Transcripts can also be requested through

Counseling Department

Counseling Dept Photo

Welcome to Cibola High School's Counseling Department    

Welcome! We look forward to working with and supporting all students and families at Cibola. We have included important information on this department web page and our individual counselor web pages. To view individual counselor webpages, please click on your school counselor's name (to the right, in blue).


RESPONSE TO COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

As ordered by the New Mexico Public Education Department on March 27th, all APS schools shifted from classroom learning to remote/ online learning from home for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year in response to COVID-19.

For more information about the APS response to this statewide order and current developments, please see the APS website at


If you or your family needs assistance regarding COVID-19, please view the list of resources: APS & Community Resources: COVID-19 (PDF)

Also, APS has created the APS @ Home Helpline:  Call 768-LINK (768-5465). This is a helpline set up by APS to assist families with needs such as food, mental health, etc. To view a video explaining services: visit

If you need immediate assistance, please contact the APS District Office at 505-880-3700.



Please know that your Cibola High School counselors care about you - we are here to support our students and families. We continue to work from home, checking our work email regularly, and will reply to your email as soon as possible. 

CHS Counselors' email addresses are listed on the right side of this web page. You may also access your counselor's web page and information/resources by clicking on his/her name shown in blue (on the right side of this page).

News about COVID-19 (Coronavirus) may create anxiety and concerns. If you or a loved one is experiencing any kind of emotional crisis, mental health or substance use concern, counselors are here to hear you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

Call the NM Crisis & Access Line at 1-855-662-7474 (24/7); call or text their Peer-to-Peer Warmline at 1-855-466-7100 (call 3:30pm-11:30pm; text 6pm-11pm); and visit the NM Crisis and Access Line . 

The New Mexico Public Education Department sent out a memo 3/19/2020 entitled, "General Behavioral Health Resources for COVID-19," providing resources to help yourself, your family, and your loved ones. Remember, even when things feel overwhelming, there is hope and there is help. Click on the highlighted link above to view.

Please see the video resources (below) and Counseling Support Resources listed on the lower left side of this webpage. 


  • Agora Crisis Telephone & Referral Helpline
    • 505-277-3013
    • 24 hrs/day, 7 days/week
    • Free, confidential help-line & online emotional support
  • National Suicide Prevention Helpline & Resources
    • 1-800-273-8255
  • The Trevor Project
    • 1-866-488-7386
    • A national 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide hotline for LGBTQ youth 
    • Trevor Project’s mission is to save LGBTQ young lives and provide them support in all moments of crisis — including anxiety, worries, and uncertainty about this growing global pandemic. 
    • If they feel hopeless, alone, or have thoughts of suicide, please have them call the TrevorLifeline 24/7 at 1-866-488-7386. 
    • They can also connect with trained counselors every day 24/7 by texting 678-678 or via chat
  • Alcohol & Drug Abuse Addiction Resource
    • 1-800-821-4357
  • Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration National Helpline
    • 1-800-662-HELP (4357)
    • A confidential, free, 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year, information service - in English and Spanish - for individuals and family members facing mental health and/or substance use disorders. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations. Callers can also order free publications and other information.
  • Albuquerque Domestic Violence Resource Center
    • 505-884-1241
  • Dating Abuse Helpline
    • 1-866-331-9474


The March-April 2020 CHS Counseling Department Newsletter shares additional important information from the counseling team. This newsletter is published every two months. It provides information about upcoming events, deadlines, opportunities, college representative visits, college fairs, scholarships, testing, credit recovery, counseling & community resources, and much more.

Please check back frequently for new and updated information.





As High School Counselors we not only assist our students with academic planning but also with social/emotional health. Our team collaborated on the different "issues" that we most often hear about from our students/parents and compiled this video resource library! 


Ms. Jennifer Tuttle, MA



Mrs. Erin Reilly Stroka, MA



Mr. Eliseo Montoya, MA



Ms. Margie Mora, MA


RECLASSIFIED COUNSELOR (students needing to recover credits: grades 9-12)

Mrs. Lori Ryan, MA



Mrs. Lisa Searle, MA



Mr. Joe Sena, MA



Mrs. Terry Veth

(505) 897-0110 ex: 40043



Mrs. Sherie Nielsen

(505) 897-0110 ex: 40213



Ms. Valerie Turrietta

(505) 897-0110 ex: 40001