Counseling

Mental Health Assistance:

 If you are experiencing a crisis or mental health emergency call 911 or utilize the crisis response numbers below. Do not email or text school personnel for urgent or emergency situations. 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – Call 800-273-TALK (8255) 

Crisis Text Line – Text NAMI to 741-741 

Please email your counselor for assistance. If you would like information, resources or support with non-emergency mental health, see SVUSD Mental Health Resources.

School Counselors are available to support students with academics, college & career planning and social-emotional concerns during regular school business hours.

Need To Talk With Your School Counselor?

During Distance Learning, your school counselors are available on their office phone Tuesday through Fridays (8am-4pm) and available by email each day:

  • Nikole Florin-Smith (7th grade)
  • Mrs. Bean (8th grade): 949-586-3221; beant@svusd.org

Counseling Team

7th Grade Counselor (Wed-Fri) - Nikole Florin-Smith: florin-smithn@svusd.org

8th Grade Counselor (Mon-Fri) - Mrs. Tamara Bean: beant@svusd.org

We are the School Counselors at Serrano Intermediate School. Our hours are 7:45AM - 4:00PM. The best way to contact us is by e-mail, since most of our time is spent with direct student contact. We do our best to return all phone calls within 24 hours. Please encourage your child to utilize us as a resource.


Student Services Technicians (according to your child's grade)

7th grade and 8th grade: Ms. Susan Trehy, ext  232010, trehys@svusd.org

These ladies can assist you with any questions or concerns you have regarding:

  • Enrolling your child at Serrano
  • Dis-enrolling your child
  • Change in your address or phone number
  • On-line grading
  • Your child's schedule

Contact Information

Mrs. Tamara (Tami) Bean

Mrs. Tamara (Tami) Bean

8th Grade School Counselor
Nikole Florin-Smith

Nikole Florin-Smith

7th Grade School Counselor
Ms. Susan Trehy

Ms. Susan Trehy

8th Grade Student Services Technician

Hours: 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Final Exam Dates/End of each Trimester:

Trimester 1 - November 12th & 13th, 2020

Trimester 2 - February 25th & 26th, 2021

Trimester 3 - June 1st - 3rd, 2021