Monte del Sol Charter School boys connecting social emotional wellbeing
Photo by Mathew Fagan


General Questions: or 505-982-5225

If your child wants to do athletics:
contact: Jose Lopez, Athletics Director
505-310-1034 or

If you have questions about the Mentorship Program:
contact: Giselle Hensel-Piburn, Director, Mentorship Program
505-982-5225 x.115 or

If you have questions about attendance:
or contact: Desirae Soriano or  505.982.5225 x.100

If your child is having learning difficulties:
contact: Zoë Nelsen,
or Erika Penczer,

If your child is experiencing bullying or social issues at school:
contact: Zoë Nelsen,
or Erika Penczer,

If you suspect your child is using drugs:
contact: David Esquibel,
or Susha Pratt,

If you suspect your child is having suicidal thoughts:
contact: Zoë Nelsen,
Erika Penczer,
David Esquibel, or
Susha Pratt,

If your child and/or family needs emotional or psychological support:
contact: David Esquibel,
or Susha Pratt,

You may also refer your student for behavioral health sessions with a Presbyterian Medical Services (PMS) Therapist who is onsite at Monte del Sol. Click here for a referral form.  
Please print out, complete and return to David or Susha in the counseling center.

If your student is experiencing equity issues and/or exclusion due gender identification, race, nationality, handicaps or any other reason:
contact: David Esquibel,
Susha Pratt,
Zoë Nelsen,
or Erika Penczer,

If you want to report a racist incident, contact the Anti-Racism Hotline at 505-226-3911.

If your family needs help with housing, food, utility payment and other support: contact Cate Moses at our Casa Program, or call 505-920-8227

If you are interested in our afterschool program:
contact: Zoe Taylor-Hayden,

If your student needs tutoring or other remediation support:
Zoë Nelsen,
or Erika Penczer,

If you or your student has questions about college options and applications, financial aid, and interning opportunities:
contact Carolina Tavarez, or 505-819-9567

If you have questions about qualifications for the Bilingual Seal:
contact Kristina Deike, 

If you have questions about our Dual Credit ProgramThe Sustainable College and Career Readiness Program (SCCR)
Ty McCormick,
Zoë Nelsen,
Lupe (Maria) Cerquera,

​​Additional Mental Health Resources for Families

Call 988 (like 911) for the nationwide suicide/crisis lifeline.
You will be connected to a mental health specialist.

24-hour crisis line for anyone

Crisis Text Line:
Free 24/7 Crisis Support, text HOME to 741741

Monte del Sol school Caras fountain

Sky Center Santa Fe
New Mexico Suicide Prevention Project. FREE family counseling and other service.

Sky Center for Teens
FREE help and counseling for teens to access

Santa Fe County Resources (in Spanish and English)

The Mountain Center
Counseling, Residential Program, Harm Reduction, NM Genders & Sexualities Alliance Network

Southwest Family Guidance Center
Behavioral Health with locations statewide

Presbyterian Medical Services Behavioral Health

Tierra Nueva Counseling Center
Counseling, Medicaid accepted, sliding scale.

Mesa Vista Wellness Center
Counseling and recovery services

Indigenous Youth and Families Northern NM
Outpatient services for children, teens and adults in Santa Fe, Espanola, Albuquerque and Taos