About Our Counselor

Alabanza Alabanza with Kids

Meet our NHE School Counselor

Mrs. Florence Alabanza-de la Cruz believes that all children have the potential and skills to achieve great things and become great contributors to our community. She has been committed to providing to all our students the skills, knowledge and exposure of what it is to be a human being of character. Her goal is for all her students to make "Helpful" Choices and not a "Hurtful" choice. Her counseling philosophy is too:

  • Inspire lifelong learners
  • Create an encouraging and safe learning community
  • Encourage open communication
  • Instill high expectations
  • Support and establish concsiten school-wide procedures
  • Cheer on individual learners
  • Support and guide our students to be collaborative workers and problem solvers

Mrs. Alabanza-de la Cruz, holds a B.A. in Psychology with a Minor in Child Development from San Diego State University and Masters in Education, with Emphasis in Counseling and Guidance along with her Pupil Personnel Credential from Point Loma Nazarene Univerity.

Mrs. Alabanza-de la Cruz, enjoys learning, laughing and looks forward to each day, with all the students at NHE, providing them with counseling support services in the areas of personal/social, academic and career development. Outside of NHE, she loves spending time with her family. She loves being the eldest of three children, being a wife and mother to her two children; Miles who will be 12 years old in December 2019 and Mia who will turn 9 years old in November 2019.

Please visit Mrs. Florence Alabanza-de la Cruz's Counseling Newsletter each month.

Mrs. Alabanza-de la Cruz is on campus Monday-Friday

Phone 619 594-6000 ext. 3055

Location: Building 100 Room 110


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Counselor with Daughter Counselor and Son
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