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Mrs. Madrid

Counselor
A - Car

(209) 933-7425 Ext. 8033
mmadrid@stocktonusd.net

Mrs. Madrid is entering her 35th year in the field of Education and 27th year as a Counselor at SUSD.  Mrs. Madrid is an alumna of California State University, San Jose and California State University, Sacramento, earning a bachelor’s and master’s degree and a Pupil Personnel Services (PPS) credential.  Helping students navigate the college admissions process and  assisting them in realizing their educational goal is her passion. 

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Mr. Padilla

Counselor
Cas - Ga
(209) 933-7425 Ext. 8016
apadilla@stocktonusd.net
 

Mr. Padilla is entering his 3rd year with Edison's Counseling Department and his 6th year working for SUSD, previously as a paraprofessional. He grew up in Stockton attending SUSD schools K-12 and is a graduate of Franklin High School’s. He earned his A.A. in Social Sciences from Sacramento City COllege before transferrring to CSU Sacramento, where he earned a BA in Child Development with a minor in Counseling. Mr. Padilla then earned his master's degree in Educations Counseling with a PPS credential fron National University in Stockton. 

 

 

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Mr. Perez

Counselor
Ge - Lop

(209) 933-7425 Ext. 8031
jdperez@stocktonusd.net

Mr. Perez has been a member of Edison’s counseling team for the past 12 years. He grew up in Stockton attending SUSD schools K-12 and is a graduate of Franklin High School’s class of ’95. Mr. Perez earned his BA in Psychology at Stanislaus State in 2000 and his PPS credential from the University of La Verne in 2003. He became a counselor because he enjoys working with young people and helping them through their journal into adulthood. In his spare time, Mr. Perez enjoys spending time with family, watching sports, coaching, exercising and reading.

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Mr. Nelson

Counselor
Lor - Pa

(209) 933-7425 Ext. 8027
jsnelson@stocktonusd.net

Mr. Justin Nelson is proud to be a member of Edison High School’s Counseling Department. He earned his BA in Criminal Justice at CSU Stanislaus (1999), as well as his MA (2003) in Education and PPS Credential (2001) in School Counseling.  Mr. Nelson is in his 20th year of counseling in Stockton Unified having also worked at Kennedy Elementary and Cesar Chavez High School. He loves working with students to achieve their goals and become productive citizens with a strong work ethic.  He is also a proud father as of December 11, 2019 and enjoys traveling with his family.  

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Ms. Sam

Counselor
Pe - Si
(209) 933-7425 Ext. 8013
StephanieSam@stocktonusd.net

Ms. Sam is entering her 7th year with SUSD as a school counselor. Prior to Edison, she was a counselor at Hamilton Elementary for 5 years. She attended California State University, Stanislaus, where she received her bachelor's is Psychology and her master's degree in Educational Counseling with a Pupil Personnel Services credential from National University. She is passionate about working with students to help them achieve educational/personal goals. Watching young people blossom into successful young adults is why she is in this line of work."

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Ms. Xiong

Counselor

Chong Xiong

SL - Z

(209) 933-7425

cxiong@stocktonusd.net

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Ms. Pearl

Counselor

9th Grade A - L

(209) 933- 7425

lpearl@stocktonusd.net

Ms Pearl is entering her 18th year in Education and 9th as a Counselor in SUSD. She  previously taught high school English in Manteca Unified. Ms Pearl is an alumna of CSU Chico and went on to earn a teaching credential from CSU Stanislaus and a master's degree and Pupil Personnel Services (PPS) credential from Bandman University. As a counselor, Ms Pearl enjoys working with students to prepare for a successful four years in high school as they plan for life beyond. 

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Ms. Higginbotham

Counselor
9th Grade M - Z

(209) 933-7425 Ext. 8032
jhigginbotham@stocktonusd.net

Ms. Higginbotham started her counseling career at Edison High School in '97 and worked there and at Hamilton Middle School for 9 years.  She then worked as a high school counselor in Idaho and California for a few years before returning to Stockton Unified in 2012. Ms. Higginbotham earned her BA at CSU Stanislaus and her MS/PPS at University of LaVerne.  She enjoys working with teenagers, and her favorite part is supporting and encouraging students as well as working with their families.  Ms. Higginbotham has two daughters and she enjoys spending time with her family and traveling.

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Mrs. Greenwood

Guidance Chair
AVID 10th - 12th

(209) 933-7425 Ext. 8028
bgreenwood@stocktonusd.net

Mrs. Greenwood has been a counselor at Edison for 23 years.  In addition to her caseload she is the contact person for Project Lead the Way (PLTW). She received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from CSU Stanislaus and Masters in School Counseling from Sacramento State.  She has been the Counseling Department Chairperson since 2006.

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Ms. Jacqueline Andrade

Guidance Technician

(209) 933-7425 ext. 8149

Ms. Jackie has been working at Edison since September 2021. She received her Master's in Education Counseling. She is currently going back to school to advance her education to add her PPS credential.  As a future counselor, she wants to make sure that each student is prepared to be college and career ready and to make sure they have that support system they need to succeed. During her free time, I enjoy going to the beach and spending time with family.

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Ms. Mayra Beas

Guidance Technician

(209) 933-7425 ext. 8149

 Ms. Mayra is an Edison High School alumni and she is grateful to return to Edison as a Guidance Technician. Her goal is to support students achieving their educational and career goals through resources and all things college and career.   

She is happily married to her high school sweetheart, three amazing children , and “Rocky” our pet dog. In her free time she likes to spend time with her family, go on family trips, and relax at home watching movies with my family.