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Counseling Department

City of Angels has four academic counselors, a psychiatric social worker and an attendance counselor to serve the students enrolled in City of Angels. Our counselors evaluate transcripts, oversee student course selections, and monitor student progress toward meeting graduation requirements. Counselors meet with students and their families to determine interests and goals so they can assist in planning their futures; counselors are out at sites regularly to meet with students. They also assist students with selecting and applying for college, financial aid and scholarships.


Counseling offices are located at our Yale site.  Counselors may be reached by phone or email. Please see the chart below for contact information.  In addition, our counselors visit all of the school sites.  You may contact your child's teacher to find out when your counselor will be at his/her school.


  • Bellvue
  • Drew
  • Jordan
  • Gage
  • Griffith
  • Curtiss
  • Southgate
  • Obama
  • Leichty
 Louisa Rocha  (323) 558-2830
  •  Sunrise
  • Hollenbeck
  • Huntington Park
  • Irving
  • Wilson
  • Lincoln
 Susan Fong
 (323) 558-2802
  •  Rosewood
  • Online Academy
  • Venice
  • Westchester
  • Norwood
  • Crenshaw
Ahina Makhani
(323) 558-2811
  • Elam
  • East Valley
  • Madison
  • Sun Valley
  • Sylmar
  • Woodland Hills
  • Panorama
Ilona Novak inovak@lausd.net
(323) 558-2839
  • Fleming
  • Dana
  • Gardena/Perry
  • Wilmington
Kathleen Bond kmb1033@lausd.net (323) 430-7626
A - G Counselor South Region Geraland Benson


(323) 430-2549
A - G Counselor North Region Armond McDaniels Sr. adm8056@lausd.net (323) 605-8165
Career Tech Ed Advisor

Donal Kennedy Kennedy@lausd.net (310) 739-0581
Psychiatric Social Worker (PSW)
Silva Badalian silvabadalian1@lausd.net  (323) 415-8357
Pupil Services and Attendance (PSA) counselor: Our PSA counselor provides service to students who are in danger of educational failure due to absenteeism.
Ofelia Ryan ofelia.ryan@lausd.net (323) 415-8354







Assistant Principal (APSCS)

City Of Angels School Resource Guide