The CSS high school counselor, Elsa Cordoba, has been professionally prepared and certified by the state of New York. She helps students with their school needs through a comprehensive counseling program focused on successful academic student development. The CSS counseling office is committed to providing a supportive environment in which students are motivated to reach their potential. Students’ successful performance and emotional well being are our goals, which are obtained in collaboration with the whole CSS community: parents, guardians, students, teachers, and the administration. Students should see their counselor as a resource to help them develop and acquire different skills and knowledge on how to excel at CSS. The counseling program is continually evolving and focusing on three areas of student growth these are: Academia, Personal/Social, and Career/University.


The high school counseling office offers the following services:

Individual and group counseling

Orientation classes

Consultation with parents and teachers

Referral services for families and students

Class schedules

Application and review of qualifications

Transition services

Conflict resolution

Working Papers


Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:30 am – 3:30 pm

Room #313

Elsa Cordoba, (212) 666-1278, ext. 353