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Academic Counseling

Meet Your School Counselors

Brenda Goldstein







Brenda Goldstein

8th Grade School Counselor

Hello Buchser Bobcats! I am the 8th grade counselor. I have been in education for a number of years as a teacher and counselor. I enjoy spending time with my family, my dogs, and course riding horses. As your 8th grade counselor, I am here to help you get ready for graduation and your lives beyond Buchser. 


Brenda Goldstein

7th Grade School Counselor

I am Mrs. Wong, your 7th grade counselor. I have been at Buchser for 20.5 years and love the community of students, teachers, and families. I enjoy traveling to Hawaii, coffee, and spending time with my two boys. I am here to help you with anything you need, just let me know!


Marci Van Horn

6th Grade School Counselor
(408) 423-3017

Welcome to the 6th grade!  My name is Dr. Van Horn and I am the 6th grade counselor. This will be an exciting year!  This is my 17th year in Santa Clara Unified! I am entering my 9th year at Buchser and I am excited to see what this school year has in store for you. A little about me: I have a nine year old daughter and a French bulldog named Gus.       

Alyssa Chanduloy



Alyssa Chanduloy

School Psychologist
(408) 423-3086

My name is Ms. Chanduloy and I am the school psychologist. This is my 6th year in Santa Clara Unified and prior to Buchser I was in San Jose Unified. I taught English in Korea where I found my passion for teaching and schools.