School Counselor

Welcome to the school counseling page here at Oliveira Elementary School!

Meet your school counselor

Hello, my name is Jennifer Carpio, and it is an honor to say that I am the new school counselor here at Oliveira!

I am originally from Barranquilla, Colombia - a beautiful country filled with warm people and various cultures. I moved to the U.S. when I was 14 years old and have loved it ever since! I studied psychology at San Francisco State University and received my master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of San Francisco.

I decided to become a school counselor to provide students with support and guidance through any problems or hardships that they may face, which was not as prevalent for me at the schools I attended back in Colombia. As I continued to grow and learn about psychology and counseling, the importance of supporting our children from a young age to achieve their own personal successes by developing healthy social, emotional, and academic skills became more and more evident. I believe that had I been provided a stronger support system during my early education, it would have made my educational experience as a young child easier and more beneficial. As the school counselor here at Oliveira, I want to make myself available to provide that support system to help enable and achieve those socioemotional and academic goals for the students.

What is my goal?

As a school counselor my goal is to provide students with the proper guidance and support according to their own individual needs. This can be done by providing short-term individual counseling or group counseling focused on their specific needs. Additionally, the students will see me in classrooms giving presentations on a variety of topics, that include self control, friendship resolutions, among others.

If you have any questions or would like to speak with me, please see my contact information below:


Phone Ext: 54025