Counselor & Advisor Corner

School CEEB Code: 320482

Contact your Counselor for Social/Emotional Issues

If you need immediate social/emotional support, please contact one of the following resources:

NM Crisis and access line at (855) NM CRISIS (662-7474)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: (800) 273-8255

Crisis Text Line: Text how you are feeling to 741741

911 for emergencies

Brandon Gonzales, Student Success Advisor

Contact Info:

Ext. 2673

Mr. Gonzales has a Bachelor's in Rehabilitation Services and years of experience working with Mental and Behavioral Health Issues. Mr. Gonzales previously worked for the New Mexico Behavioral Health Institute (NMBHI), West Las Vegas School District, Youth Development Inc. (YDI), and with the Special Education Department in Cibola County prior to becoming a Student Success Advisor (SSA) at Laguna Acoma High School. Mr. Gonzales enjoys sports and working with LAHS student athletes.

Brandon is happily married and has 3 beautiful daughters.

Kristen A. Riley, Student Success Advisor/Practicum Student

Contact Info:

Ext. 2674


Ms. Riley has a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Counseling & Education Psychology she obtained from New Mexico State University. She is currently in her third-year of the Master of Arts in Counseling (MA) program at New Mexico Highlands University. Her career background includes Sports & Wellness and Public Safety (Telecommunications, Patrol Officer, and Tribal Courts).

Kristen is from the Pueblo of Laguna and is a Laguna Acoma alumna. When she's off campus she enjoys spending time with her family especially her son and daughter!

Graduation Requirements

Class of 2022-2025

Graduation requirements

For more graduation information, visit the NMPED webpage on graduation requirements.

New Mexico Public Education Department