Our Department


Dear Pleasanton Middle School friends and families,

Welcome to Pleasanton Middle School's Counseling Website. Please stay awhile to learn more about the Counseling Department at Pleasanton Middle School. You can browse the links to the right and find out more about the programs and services, or read information about enrolling your student at Pleasanton Middle. You can even browse the course handbooks for students in 6th, 7th and 8th grade and print out the scheduling forms to register your child at our school.

And if you're interested we also have information about the National Standards for School Counseling and a Counseling Resources link to help you get the information you need.

We are looking forward to serving the families of Pleasanton Middle School. 


Our Counseling Staff

Pam O'Connell - Counselor A-Hr

CASELOAD: Students with the last names A-Hr

HOURS: Monday- Friday 


PHONE: 925-426-4396


Beth Pecoraro - Counselor Hs-Ng

CASELOAD: Students with the last names Hs-Ng

HOURS:  4 days per week   Tuesday - Friday

E-MAIL: epecoraro@pleasantonusd.net

PHONE: 925-426-4396


Reine Anderson - Counselor Ni-Z

CASELOAD: Students with the last names Ni-Z

HOURS: Monday - Friday


PHONE: 925-426-4396


Susan Dunnegan - Counseling Secretary/Registrar

HOURS: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  Monday - Friday

E-MAIL: sdunnegan@pleasantonusd.net

PHONE: 925-426-4396




To sign up for the Student Study Hour  (M-Th 3:15-4:15 Library) submit one of the following Google Forms:
Study Hour - English
Study Hour - Spanish
Study Hour - Mandarin
Study Hour - Korean
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Report Cards Mailed:
1st Q - 10/19/18
2nd Q - 1/11/19
3rd Q - 3/22/19
4th Q - 6/7/19