Guidance

Pedro Menendez High School Guidance Department

Guidance Office Hours: 8am to 4pm

Frequently Asked Questions 2019-2020

Welcome to Pedro Menendez Guidance Department website! Our guidance team offers a comprehensive guidance program to all students at PMHS. High school is an exciting time, which brings change and sometimes challenges for students and families. We are a resource for students, parents, and teachers and we invite you to contact us at anytime.

Counselors provide the following services:

  • New Student Registration/Scheduling
  • Academic Advising
  • Student Scheduling
  • Parent Teacher Conferences
  • Scholarship Resources
  • College information and planning
  • Career Research
  • Referral for students in crisis
  • Testing Administration
  • Post-secondary planning
  • Dual Enrollment & AP information and registration

Transcript Request

Students can now order their transcripts through Parchment from 2016 to present. Watch this video for instructions on how to order them. If you need transcripts from 2015 or earlier, please email Rebecca Cosgrove at [email protected] or call her at 904-547-7137.


Best Colleges Test Prep Guides”
SAT Prep Guide:
https://www.bestcolleges.com/resources/sat-prep/

ACT Prep Guide: https://www.bestcolleges.com/resources/act-prep/


Participate in Virtual College Week!

Mark your calendar for the annual Virtual College Week, October 28 – 30, 2019. This is a three-day event filled with FREE live webinars on topics such as university admissions, scholarships, financial aid, career planning and more. The event speakers also represent a wide variety of institutions from the Florida College System, the State University System and the Florida Department of Education. Register today VirtualCollegeWeek.org.


School Counselors

Stephanie Toffaletti  904-547-8665
IB and Last Names A – D
[email protected]

Megan Crawshaw  904-547-8673
ESE and Last Names E – L 
[email protected]

Meredith Masiak  904-547-8689
AVID and Last Names M – Z
[email protected]

Department Secretary

Angie Lord  904-547-8667
Guidance Secretary

[email protected]

Provides the following services:

  • New student registration & proof of residency
  • Scheduling of parent/teacher conferences
  • Scheduling of student/counselor appointments
  • Responds to parent inquiries
  • Initiates student withdrawals

Career Specialist

Chris Cofield  904-547-8681
Academies [email protected]


International Baccalaureate (IB) Program Coordinator & IB Testing

Jonathan Higgins  904-547-8690
[email protected]

PMHS IB website


Testing Coordinator (PSAT, FSA, EOC, PERT & ELL)

Heidi Fitzgerald  904-547-8666
[email protected]

Computer Operator/Records Clerk

Patrice Shumaker  904-547-8663
[email protected]

Provides the following services:

  • Maintains student records
  • HAC (Home Access Center) Accounts/Issues
  • Requests student transfer records
  • Coordinates college admissions visits
  • Sends transcripts to colleges
  • Maintains health /shot records