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Math Performance Success counselors offer comprehensive academic counseling services to support students enrolled in the MPS program. 

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Our counselors can assist you with

  • Choosing classes to reach your academic goal, such as earning a degree or certificate or transferring to a university
  • Creating an educational plan
  • Finding resources on campus, such as tutoring or other academic assistance
  • Exploring career options
  • And more!

MPS counselors can also answer questions about the MPS program and MPS course registration – and they can help with your math anxiety! Scroll down or click on a counselor's name to learn more about them – and how to reach them.

Speak With A Counselor Online Via Zoom!

You can meet with counselors via Zoom videoconference. When you use our online scheduling system to make an MPS counseling appointment, you will receive an automated confirmation email with the Zoom link to the appointment.

Use our online scheduler to make a Zoom appointment 

Luis Carrillo

MPS Counselor/Coordinator 


Use the online scheduler to make an appointment.

  • Mondays: 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
  • Tuesdays: 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
  • Wednesdays: 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
  • Thursdays: 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

(On campus: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday. Remote: Thursday, Friday)   

Luis supports the following MPS sections:

    • Math 32 with Professor Balm
    • Math 1A with Professor Jimenez
    • Math 10 with Professor Lane

My name is Luis Alberto Carrillo, and I have been a Math Performance Success (MPS) program counselor since spring 2016. I completed my undergraduate studies at De Anza College (AA Degree in Transfer Studies) and San Francisco State University (BA Degree in International Relations). In 2015 I earned an MA from San Jose State University in Education Counseling, and now I have the great opportunity to contribute to the MPS Program and to help all students reach their academic and career goals. I am looking forward to being a part of your academic journey here at De Anza College.  

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Yolanda Johnson

MPS Counselor


Use the online scheduler to make an appointment

  • Mondays and Wednesdays: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. 
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

(On campus: Tuesday and Thursday; remote: Monday and Wednesday)

Yolanda supports the following MPS sections:

    • Math 1A with Professor Bambhania
    • Math 31 with Professor Viswanadha

Hello, my name is Yolanda Johnson and I have been a counselor and instructor at De Anza College for eight years.

I was a student at De Anza college, where I earned an Associate Degree in Liberal Arts with an Emphasis in Arts and Letters in. 

I transferred to San José State University and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with a minor in Child Development. I later returned to San José State University and earned a Masters Degree in Counselor Education 

Throughout my career I have had the opportunity to work with students in many capacities. In high schools and Adult Ed, I assisted students with earning their high school diploma and GED. I have worked with students at multiple community colleges and have supported many to earn their associate degree and transfer to the university of their choice. I look forward to helping you achieve your academic goals.

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Maricela Andrade

MPS Counselor


Use the online scheduler to make an appointment

  • Mondays and Wednesdays: 12:00p.m.-2:30 p.m. 

Maricela supports the following MPS sections:

  • Math 1B with Professor Nahrin Rashid

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Barbara Dahlke

MPS Counselor


Use the online scheduler to make an appointment.

Barbara supports the following MPS sections:

  • Math 10 Statistics with Professor Greg Stachnick
Students who aren't in the MPS program can visit the general Counseling and Advising Center or a counselor within their division or program.

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