Counseling Calendar

Academic Counseling Resources

How to Check Your Grades Online

Goal Sheet

College and Career Resources

Helpful Websites:

College Information
California Colleges
California Community Colleges
De Anza College
Evergreen Valley College
West Valley College
Mission College
CSU Mentor
San Jose State University
San Francisco State University
California State University, East Bay
University of California System
UC Santa Cruz
UC Berkeley
UC San Francisco
Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities
Stanford University
Santa Clara University
University of San Francisco
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
California Dream Act

Career Information
California CareerZone
California Career Center – Middle and High School


Parent Nights

San José Unified School District is proud to offer a series of parent workshops in grades 6-12.  This year, Hoover will be offering the following Parent Nights:

Fall 2018

Welcome to Middle School (6th Grade) – August 22, 2018
    Presentation (English/español)
    Handouts (English)
    Handouts (español)
    Teacher Contact Information and Marking Periods (English/español)

Growth Mindset (7th Grade) – Date to Be Determined

Building Post-Secondary Aspirations (8th Grade) – Date to Be Determined

    Spring 2019

    Digital Natives (6th Grade) – Date to Be Determined

    Supporting a Successful Student (7th Grade) – Date to Be Determined

    High School Here I Come (8th Grade) – Date to Be Determined

    All parent nights will take place at 6:00 pm in the Hoover Media Center.  Additional information about parent nights (including dates) will be made available via phone calls and emails from Principal Stephanie Palmeri Farías.


    6th Grade Academic Counselor
    Josefina Rosales
    (408) 535-6274 ext. 53620
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

    7th Grade Academic Counselor
    Dana Fate
    (408) 535-6274 ext. 53624
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    8th Grade Academic Counselor
    Jesse Escobar
    (408) 535-6274 ext. 53111
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

    Student Support Counselor
    Karen Kochenburg
    (408) 535-6274 ext. 53176
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)


    Welcome back to the 2018-2019 school year!  This year, we will be working with students, parents, and teachers, in a variety of settings.  We will be presenting to students in classes, hosting parent nights, honoring academic successes with Honors’ Nights, and organizing events for College Week.  We are also available to meet one-on-one with students and parents regarding grades, career aspirations, college information, or any other academic matters.  Feel free to shoot us an email or give us a call!