School Counselor

  • Vision Statement: All students are empowered to be resilient problem solvers. They are leaders who take care of themselves and others.

    Mission Statement: The mission of the Marana Unified Elementary School counseling program is to provide equitable access to data-informed services that help all students achieve their full potential. We intentionally create a safe environment, build relationships, collaborate with stakeholders, and advocate for students. We close achievement/opportunity gaps and deliver services that promote positive academic, career and social/emotional development. 

About Our Counselor

  • Veronica HuizarMs. Huizar was born and raised in Southern California and received a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology with a minor in Psychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She also received a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from Antioch University, Santa Barbara.

    Ms. Huizar moved to the Tucson area in 2016, and began a career in teaching 6th and 7th grade Science, and 5th and 6th grade ELA. Ms. Huizar found a passion in being able to help students solve problems, and began a new career as a school counselor shortly after her teaching career in 2021. At Estes Elementary, she is able to put her passion to good use and continue to help students solve problems by finding the right coping skills, and help students process and handle difficult situations. Her hopes for each school year is to build a place where each student feels safe and comfortable to speak about the negatives and positives going on in their lives in order to create a successful learning environment.

    Ms. Veronica Huizar - email
    Estes Elementary School

Understanding Counseling

  • What Does a School Counselor Do?

  • Supporting Student Achievement

  • Counseling Group Information

  • Kelso's Choices