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De Anza College

Felisa Vilaubi, DeAnza Counselor

Felisa Vilaubi, M.A.

(408) 864-8824

De Anza College

Christian Rodriguez

Christian Rodriguez

(408) 864-5631

Foothill College


Maritza  Jackson  Sandoval

(650) 949-7409

Antoinette Chavez

Adult Learner Coordinator

FUHSD Adult School, Cupertino-Sunnyvale

Desirie Torres, FUHSD Adult School Counselor

Desirie Torres, M.A.

(408) 522-2717

Mountain View-Los Altos Adult School

Tina Dave, MVLA Adult School Transition Advisory

Tina Dave, M.A.

(650) 940 1333 ext. 6030 

Palo Alto Adult School

Anthony Moss, Palo Alto Transition Advisor

Anthony Moss

(650) 833-4272

College Transition Checklist



This checklist is for Adult School Counselors who will go through this with every transitioning Adult School student.

Adult School Counselors and Students Will...

  1. Counselors will assist students in completion of career interest inventories and Learning Style inventories  
  2. Counselors will help all transitioning adult learner students: a) set career and academic goals; b) identify the individual support services needed to address challenges that might negatively impact each student’s success.
  3. Counselors will help students complete their college application/enrollment.
  4. Counselors will help students obtain English and Math placement (either through AB 705 or through ESL placement test).
  5. Counselors will work with students and complete their FAFSA or California Dream Act applications. 
  6. Counselors will make an appointment  for  the  student  with the  receiving college counselor. 

Annual Joint Adult School Events

The Adult School Counselors/Transition Advisors will bring Adult School Students to the following events:

  • DeAnza Welcome Day  and  Counselor  Connection, September
  • Foothill Adult School Visit  and  Counselor  Connection, Spring
  • FUHSD College and Career Fair, Spring

Transition Advisors/Counselors  will work with each other as well as Community College Outreach to coordinate dates and times for these annual events.

There will be other events and opportunities as well, but these are currently the three events that all Adult Schools will participate in with their students.


Did you know...

  • 1,288 former Adult School students  have been taking classes at either Foothill College or DeAnza College;
  • The Adult Schools have more than 20,000 students annually;
  • Our schools offer education in ESL, Adult Basic Education, Career Training, Adults with Disabilities, Workforce entry/re-entry, pre-apprenticeship and adults helping K-12 students succeed.

Staff and Student Resources

De Anza Counseling Appointment

Use the following link to set an intake appointment with De Anza Counselor for Adult School students:

Foothill Counseling Appointment

Use the following link to set an intake appointment with MARITZA JACKSON Foothill Counselor for Adult School students:

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