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Welcome to Counselor's Corner



                   Mrs. Erica Rivera                                                          Mrs. Edna Serna

                        Counselor                                                                T-TIPS Counselor

Counseling Department at Rivas Elementary

Hello Parents and Students,

We are Erica Rivera & Edna Serna, school counselors at M. Rivas Elementary.  Here at Rivas we have a comprehensive school counseling program which provides Classroom Guidance lessons, Guidance Presentations, Small Group and Individual counseling. We are also available for parent conferences and can assist families with community resources and referrals. 

Our mission is to provide a comprehensive counseling program that addresses the Academic, Personal and Social development needs of all students.  Since we expect all students to be productive members of the school community, the counseling program will identify and remediate barriers to learning-which will help all students to Soar Towards Excellence!

Guidance Lesson Topics for the year

  • Getting to Know You
  • Emotions
  • Friendships
  • Self-Esteem
  • Gossip/Tattling
  • Kindness
  • Motivation
  • Test Anxiety
  • Career Exploration
  • Stranger Danger
  • Internet Safety
  • Anti-Bullying/Cyberbullying
  • Drug Awareness
  • Safe Touches
  • Self-Awareness
  • Problem Solving
  • Awareness In Social Media

Please feel free to contact us for any questions or concerns you might have, we are here to support you and your children in any way possible.  Our goal is to help our children be successful in school and in life! 


Erica Rivera, Counselor

Edna Serna, TTIPS Counselor