CTE Counselors offer specialized services needed for success at Moreno Valley College and beyond, from assessing student skills to identifying career goals and selecting appropriate classes. In addition, counselors assist with long-range planning and verification of specific requirements so students meet graduation requirements, course prerequisites and requirements for Certificate Programs, Associate Degrees and/or transfer to four-year colleges or universities.

What to expect during a CTE Appointment

Counselors offer new, continuing and returning students individual 1 hour face-to-face appointments to:

  • Assist students in clarifying career goals
  • Assist students in preparing a Student Educational Plan
  • Provide students with unofficial progress checks for degree/certificate
  • Schedule a follow-up meeting

Schedule An Appointment

All counseling and advising appointments are currently conducted online through Zoom, a free online meeting service. You do not need a Zoom account to make an appointment to see a counselor online. A meeting link will be generated for you.

(Mon – Thu 8am – 5pm | Friday 8am – 12pm)


  • CTE Zoom Appointments
  • By Phone: (951) 571-6104
    • Appointments available in Spanish with Belinda Flores-Castro

Until further notice there will be no more in-person appointments. Students can schedule appointments to meet with the counselor over the phone or online via Zoom. Click here for how to join a Zoom meeting.


CTE Counselors

Belinda Flores-Castro  |  Belinda.Flores-Castro@rccd.edu

Ted Jackson  |  Ted.Jackson@rccd.edu

(951) 571-6936

Located in PSC-21, Room 107


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Contact Other Counselors

All phone numbers are area code 951 and prefix 571
Name Department Phone
General Counseling General Counseling Services  x6104
Nidia Fernandez Public Safety Education & Training x6165
Nikki Thurston Human Services Program/General x6205
Silvia Trejo Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) x6258
Carmen Perches Career & Transfer Center (CTC) x6914