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    About Student Health and Human Services


    Our Mission

    To provide whole child wellness and support in a safe and welcoming learning environment, ensuring all students are Ready For The World.


  • Our Priorities

    All our work directly supports these key priorities outlined in the Los Angeles Unified 2022-26 Strategic Plan

    Priority 2A: Welcoming Learning Environments:
    Design and sustain welcoming, safe, environmentally friendly, affirming, and inclusive learning environments

    Priority 2B: Whole-Child Well-Being:
    Promote whole-child well-being through integrated health, nutrition, and wellness services

    Priority 2D: Outstanding Attendance:
    Ensure outstanding attendance to support consistent in-class learning


    Who We Are

    Our five departments work collaboratively to provide integrated service delivery to all students according to need. 

    Black Student Achievment Program
    Jeanique Wells and Wendy Cholico, Directors

    We provide multi-tiered support to school communities to promote – and address barriers to the implementation of the social emotional learning and mental health and wellness components of the Black Student Achievement Plan (BSAP).

    Pupil Services and Attendance
    Elsy Rosado, Director

    We provide multi-tiered support to school communities, families, and students to promote and address barriers to regular school attendance.

    School Mental Health
    Lakisha Johnson, Director

    We provide multi-tiered support to school communities to promote – and address barriers to – mental health wellness.

    Student Support Programs
    Denise Miranda, Director

    We provide specialized services to students in vulnerable populations with shared characteristics, i.e., youth in foster care, experiencing homelessness, involved in the juvenile justice system, others.

    Wellness Programs
    William Celestine, Director

    We provide the navigation tools to help every child and family access school and community resources to achieve wellness.


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    Joel Cisneros

    333 S. Beaudry Ave., 29th Floor
    Los Angeles, CA 90017
    P: (213) 241-3848