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SCC Counseling Faculty


The SCC Counseling Department has highly trained and experienced faculty to assist you.

Leonor Aguilera (Counselor/Articulation Officer)
A.A., East LA College;

B.A., UC Berkeley;
M.S., National University.

Nena Baldizon-Rios (EOPS/CARE/CalWORKs)
B.S., California State University, Fullerton;
M.A., Chapman University;
Ed.D., Argosy University.

Rudy Carrion
B.A., University of California, Irvine;
M.S, National University.

Maria Chaidez (Pathways to Teaching; not pictured)
A.A., Fullerton College
B.A., California State University, Fullerton
M.S., University of La Verne       

Jennifer Coto (Department Chair)
B.A., California State University, Long Beach;
M.A., California State Domiguez Hills;
Ed.D., Argosy University.

Phil Crabill (General/STEM/Veterans)
A.A., Santiago Canyon College
B.A., M.S., California State University, Fullerton;
Ed.D., Argosy University

Rosi Enriquez
B.A., M.S., California State University, Long Beach.

Carolyn Motokane
B.A., M.S., California State University, Long Beach.
Certificate: Gerontology Calif. State University, Fullerton.

Janis Perry (Pathways to Teaching)
B.S., M.S., University of Southern California.

Barry Resnick
B.S., University of Southern California;
M.A., California State University Long Beach;
M.A., National University;
Ed.D., Brigham Young University. 

Judy Strother
B.A., California State University, Fullerton;
M.A., Instruction & Curriculum, Chapman University;
M.A., Career Counseling, Chapman University.

Sharon Wright
B.A., University of California Los Angeles;
M.S., California State University Long Beach.
Our Adjunct Faculty:
Alfonso Bustamante - Instructor/Counselor            
Ann Cass - STEM Counselor
Sheryl Christensen - Instructor/Athletic Counselor     
Dora Contreras-Bright - Instructor
Susie Duarte - EOPS/CARE/CalWORKs
Mark Franco - EOPS/CARE
Juana Galvan - EOPS/CARE/CalWORKs
JP Gonzalez - General & Special Projects
Lacy Hedenberg - Instructor/Special Project Counselor
Angel Hernandez - General/International Student Counselor
Karen Hersom - Instructor/Counselor
Nick Ho - Counselor
Mark Osea - Instructor/Counselor
Danny Peraza - General/Special Project Counselor
Matt Riehm - Instructor
Jamaar Walker - Counselor
From Left - Back Row:
Rudy Carrion, Jennifer Coto, Phil Crabill, Judy Strother, Barry Resnick,
Carolyn Motokane, Leonor Aguilera
Front Row:
Ruth Babeshoff, Janis Perry, Rosi Enriquez, Nena Baldizon-Rios, Sharon Wright
Santiago Canyon College
8045 E. Chapman Ave. 
Orange, CA 92869

Room: D-106
Phone : (714) 628-4800
Ruth Babeshoff
Dean, Counseling & Student Support Services
B.A., California State University, Fullerton
M.A., Pepperdine University