About Mrs.D. Cárdenas Girón

Come to Room 128 and learn about everything related to college admission, SAT, ACT, and financial aid.  She is someone everyone should know at Lincoln.  If she's not preparing for the next test, she's posting scholarships and resources online.
  • Information about College Fairs and on-campus visits
  • Field trips to local colleges
  • Access to college representatives
  • Financial Aid application advisement
  • Scholarship information and applications
  • College application advisement
  • Information regarding college placement examinations,waivers for PSAT, SAT, SAT subject tests, ACT, Advanced Placement (AP)
  • Internet access for College Search
  • Forms for transcripts to colleges, scholarships, and EOP programs
  • College counseling assistants for individual concerns
  • Information regarding SAT preparation class
  • Work permits
Background, colleges attended, degrees earned, credentials, interests:
  • Born in Stockton, CA
  • Graduated from Tracy High School in Tracy, California
  • B.A. in Liberal Arts, California Lutheran University 
  • Studied abroad junior spring semester at Universidad de Granada, España
  • Attended California State University, Northridge and obtained teaching credential
  • Took courses at Mission College and UCLA extension
  • Clear single-subject credential: Foreign Language: Spanish, Clear Bilingual Certificate of Competence: Spanish, Clear pupil personnel services credential: school counseling, Clear pupil personnel services credential: school welfare and attendance
  • Taught for 19 years,counselor for 12 years, total of 31 years of service in LAUSD 
Something interesting most people don't know:
  • Lived on a farm for 18 years 
  • Plays (b flat) clarinet, played alto saxophone in middle school
  • Enjoys sewing
  • Can recite the preamble of the constitution in under 15 seconds and can sing it (School House Rock)!