Mrs. Christine Portney is the Academic Counselor at Kinney. Although she was only part time in the past, she is now at Kinney full time and will be here every day. She is primarily responsible for student transcript reviews, student schedules and referrals. She is also the 504 coordinator. Feel free to contact her a firstname.lastname@example.org or (916) 294-9060 x.820131 if you have questions in these areas.
We also welcome Mrs. Joanna Knight and Mrs. Charne Brown, Marriage Family Therapists (MFTs). Mrs. Knight is available to assist students with mental health concerns, such as anxiety or depression, upon referral. Mrs. Brown will provide mental health support to students where counseling is specified in their IEPs. Both MFTs also play an active role in our Positive Behavior Intervention System (PBIS) program and assist in running group counseling sessions. They can be reached via emai at email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling the school office at (916) 294-9060.