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Academic Advisors

Assistant Principal: Guidance

Mr. Ken Ezratty
Assistant Principal, Guidance
949-831-5590 Ext 607

Vicki Hecht--Head Academic Advisor



Academic Advisor
25 years (21 years at Aliso Niguel,  4 years at Dana Hills High School)
Bachelor of Arts, Art with a minor in English
Secondary School Teaching Credential
University of California, Los Angeles

Serving students with last names:
(949) 831-5590 Ext 630       






Academic Advisor
First year at Aliso Niguel
One year at Shorecliffs Middle School
Bachelor of Art,Psychology
Humboldt University

Masters of Art, Psychology                                                                                                       
Saybrook University

PPS School Counseling Credential
University of Redlands

Serving students with last names:
Che - Fi
(949) 831-5590  Ext. 636





Academic Advisor
15 years at Aliso Niguel
Bachelor of Science, Nursing, (PHN)                                                                                                       
San Diego State University

Serving students with last names:
FL - Jam
(949) 831-5590  Ext. 634





Academic Advisor for 10 years (9 years at Aliso Niguel HS, 1 year at San Juan Hills High School)
B.A. Communication Studies and Sociology

University of California, Santa Barbara

Serving students with last names:
Jan - Mar
(949) 831-5590  Ext. 629     


Logan Cheshire: Academic Advisor

Academic Advisor
Bachelor of Science, Psychology
University of Mary Washington (Fredericksburg, VA)
Previously worked as an elementary school counselor and with at risk teens

Serving students with last names:
Mas - Pi
(949) 831-5590  Ext. 691




Academic Advisor for 14 years (9 years at Aliso Niguel, 5 years at Newhart Middle School)
Bachelor of Arts, Criminal Justice
University of Arkansas, Pine Bluff
Masters in Public Administration, Capella University

Serving students with last names:
PL - Sta
(949) 831-5590  Ext. 626





Academic advisor for 21 years (20 years at Aliso Niguel HS, 1 year at Capistrano Valley HS)
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology with a minor in Sociology
San Diego State University

Serving students with last names:

Ste - Z
(949) 831-5590  Ext. 628



Guidance Office Phone Number:
(949) 831-9496

Guidance Office Fax Number
(949) 360-7275

Business Hours

7:00a.m. to 3:30p.m.
Guidance Clerk: Mrs. Lotterer

7:00a.m. to 3:30p.m
Guidance Secretary: Mrs. Smith
Registrar: Mrs. Thompson

7:00a.m. to 3:30p.m.

Academic Advisors

Please note that Academic Advisor hours may vary depending on academic testing, IEP's, appointments with students/parents 


  • We ask that parents call ahead or email
    to schedule an appointment if they wish to meet with an academic advisor or the registrar

  • Allow us time to answer you before you send
    a second or third email or phone call.

  • Students may drop in to see their advisor
    before school, during breaks,
    student lunch hour or after school

Non-Discrimination Statement

The Capistrano Unified School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying in all district activities, programs, and employment based upon actual or perceived gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, ethnicity, color, religion, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identification, sex, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Reference: AR 1312.3, BP 1312.3 and BP 5183.

Rich Montgomery, Executive Director, Human Resource Services/Compliance
33122 Valle Road, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
(949) 234-9200

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