Degrees and Certifications:

Ms. Wendy Zaragoza

Ms. Wendy Zaragoza has returned to Emerson South this year as our counselor. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Family Studies and Master of Counseling Psychology with emphasis on Marriage and Family Therapy at Southern Nazarene University. She was previously an ELA teacher with OKCPS for three years. She has served our community working in mental health, juvenile justice and the local church. She is passionate about helping students achieve success in the classroom and in their day to day living. Her motto is to always provide a safe environment for students to feel welcomed, that they matter and belong by using kindness and understanding. She encourages students to visit her at anytime that are having difficulty in their classroom performance, connecting with community or just need a moment of calm to find solutions to any barriers. She enjoys serving at the Gate Church, OU sports, and spending time with her family.