Welcome to the Esparto HS Counseling Page!

The goal of the Esparto High School Counseling Department is to provide you with information and resources to support your academic, personal and career goals. Please check here regularly, as we are continually adding information and updates to this page.

Alexis Kersting

Head Counselor

Mrs. Kersting is in her 18th year at Esparto High School. She is a graduate of Antioch High School and holds a Bachelors of Science from UC Davis, and a Masters of Science in Counseling and PPS Credential from Sacramento State University.

Nayeli De Anda

Migrant Education Counseling Intern

Nayeli de Anda is currently a student at Sacramento State Univeristy. She will be working with the CSUS Migrant Education Advisor Program to provide support to EHS students in the Migrant Education Program.

Counseling Center Bitmoji (3).pdf

All of the images in the virtual counseling office have links to more information and resources.

Click on the link above and come explore today!

Mental Wellness

We are very fortunate at Esparto High School to have a RISE, inc. Mental Wellness Clinician on our campus. Mental Wellness Counseling can help students who may be struggling with things like anxiety or depression, or who may just have a lot going on in their lives. We're here to help!

You can also visit the Yolo County Mental Health Services webpage for additional information on various supports available.

Please see the YouTube videos below for more information about our RISE, inc services.

If you would like more information about this type of counseling support, please email Mrs. Kersting and she will provide you with more information about this service.

Need an Appointment?

We are here for you! Whether it is academic, personal, college or career questions that you have, we're ready to help.

Please email Mrs. Kersting if you would like to schedule a time to meet!

Travis Credit Union "Finance U"

Join Travis Credit Union for FREE virtual events designed to teach youth (ages 13‑21) about financial aid opportunities for post-secondary education, choosing a school, and preparing for next-level schooling. Events will be held on November 20, December 3 and December 10.


WCC Cash for College-Free help with Financial Aid Applications for EHS Seniors on October 23rd!

On October 23rd from 9am-Noon, all seniors are invited to attend a FREE financial aid workshop hosted by Woodland Community College. Seniors and their families will recieve individual support with completing a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) or a CA Dream Act Application. The event is Virtual, and no registration is required. Please bring the following items to the workshop if you plan to attend:

  • Student's Social Security Number and driver's license number if available

  • Parents' Social Security Number

  • Parents' 2020 tax information (IRS form 1040 and W2s)

  • Any records of untaxed income (i.e. child support, TANF, interest income)

  • Student's 2020 tax information (IRS form 1040 and W2s) if student filed

  • Most current bank statement

  • Records of stocks, bonds or investments if available

  • If not a US citizen: alien registration card (if available)

  • List of colleges you are interested in attending

Please use this Zoom link to access the workshop: WCC Cash for College Workshop

Free College Guide for First Gens -

CRACK THE CODE. A Guide to College Success for First Gens is a free, downloadable guide that provides information on a variety of topics. The advice in the book revolves around recent interviews with sixty current First Gen students and recent graduates as well as substantial research. The book is available for FREE download from Book Funnel which allows readers to download to a variety of devices. Here is the FREE download code:

Virtual College Fairs: Register for Free & Explore Today!

There are many outstanding organizations that have begun hosting virtual College Fairs as a way to help students explore their future educations options. Below are a couple of upcoming fairs that are free for students to attend. Consider registering today!

College Board Big Future Days Virtual College Fair- On Demand Recordings

College Board hosts a series of virtual college fairs called BigFuture™ Days. While the live event typically occurs in Februar, you can watch On Demand recordings of last year's presentations by clicking on the link below. You'll have an opportunity to explore colleges in a way that's not overwhelming, and get answers to many of the questions that students typcially have about college and financial aid.

NACAC Virtual College Fairs-Sign up for Free and attend a fair the fall!!

There are several dates and college options to explore! See flyer above for more information and sign up at:

Take a virtual Tour of a California State University Campus

In person campus visits are difficult right now, so the CSU has created virtual campus tours so that students can explore their 23 California State University campuses from home. Use the link below to begin "touring" today!

Feria de Educación Virtual Workshop Recordings

The Feria de Educacion Conference at Sac State was virtual this year, and the recordings from the conference are now available for you to watch for free! Use the link below to access workshops on "Pathway to the Community College," "Apply to College 101," "Transfer Pathways," "FAFSA and California Dream Act," and more!