A.A. Social and Behavioral Sciences, Irvine Valley College, Irvine, CA 92618
B.A. Sociology, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697
M.A. School Counseling, University of San Diego, San Diego, CA 92110
Credential: Pupil Personnel Services
Tina Benedict counsels our students in grades 9-12 with last names starting with P-Z. Before joining Army and Navy Academy, Tina was a district school counselor for San Diego Unified where she was awarded 2016-2017 School Counselor of the Year. As part of her counseling career, Tina has also published and presented her work regarding supporting first generation college-bound students through action research. Tina strongly believes in empowering students and supporting their academic, social/personal, career, and college goals. She is a member of the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) and the California Association of School Counselors (CASC).
Tina is a huge LA Clippers fan and enjoys running, traveling, reading and spending time at the beach.