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COVID-19 Resource Page

Parent Resources

In collaboration with educational and health care agencies, we have made information, resources, and articles available to parents related to student mental health, homeschooling, safety, and wellness. Please click on the following links to access that information.

Tech Resources

We encourage you to visit our new At-Home Learning Student Resources website, which provides videos with technical and CANVAS support to help students. Resources are available in both English and Spanish. 
Students needing either a Chromebook or hotspot will need to go to the survey linked below. They must be logged into their account to fill-out the survey. 

If students are unable to fill out the survey, they can contact Rick Alva, Chief Technology Officer at 650-369-1411 extension 22580 to make the request.

Students will be contacted by their sites when the devices are ready and available for pick-up. Sequoia, TIDE Academy, and TRACE students will pick-up the device at the District Office.

Students needing technical support for district issued equipment should be sending an email to with their requests.

Mental Health Resources

                                               School Contacts for Mental Health Services

Carlmont HS:

Shelly Bustamante

(650) 369-1411 x30063

Sequoia HS:

Judy Romero

(650) 369-1411 x60065


Marco Calderon

(650) 839-8900

TIDE Academy:

Michelle Close

(650) 369-1411 x79040

Menlo-Atherton HS:

Shionda Nickerson

(650) 369-1411 x50171

Woodside HS:

Elaine Dessus

(650) 369-1411 x45326

Redwood HS:

Stephanie Ogden

(650) 369-1411 x77734 

District Office:

Javier Gutierrez

650-369-1411 x22390

mental health resources
Other Mental Health Support Services:
Atlas Mental Health - App now FREE for SUHSD Students!
Sequoia Union High School District students, staff, and families now have free access to Atlas Mental Health, a new app that helps people feel better. Atlas facilitates guided journaling around topics focused on life's central concerns while teaching concepts from Mindfulness, Social Emotional Learning, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Positive Psychology, and Self Compassion research. Download on Android or Apple phones. Students sign up with email address. To learn more, go to
Virtual Support groups for SUHSD students


Please visit our  Student Services Mental Health webpage for more information on student mental health services.


Educational Resources 

Below are several links to resources to support your students continued learning during the schools modification order.
Community Resources
The Help During the Coronavirus Crisis guide provides information that links to resources that offer help during the COVID-19 pandemic, such as:
  • Programs that help replace your income if you are unable to work
  • Ideas to help you reduce expenses or obtain resources you need
  • Ideas for small businesses and nonprofits
  • Finding resources in your state
San Mateo County Core Service Agencies: basic emergency and support services to stabilize family living situations. The Core Service Agencies provide crisis intervention and referrals based on an evaluation of your needs and qualifications for assistance. Services:
  • Food including information about grocery programs and where you can get hot meals 
  • Information on housing resources, shelter and other homeless services 
  • Short-term rental/deposit/mortgage payment assistance to support you in staying housed 
  • Utility bill financial assistance and assistance with applying for on-going utility payment programs for people with low incomes
COVID-19 Community Resources: this resource guide is for all community members in San Mateo County. Information is available in English & Spanish. Resources include food, rent, health care, legal, immigration, and Work-Related Help.
Food Distribution Resources:
  • Children who are eligible for free or reduced-price meals can get up to $365 in food benefits in addition to their pick up meals from school. These food benefits are called Pandemic EBT or P-EBT. To learn more, visit the Department of Social Services'S Pandemic EBT page, by clicking here