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LGBTQ+ Support

Israel Cruz has been with SMFCSD for 4 years where he was an Elementary School Counselor at Laurel Elementary for three years. A Southern California Native, Mr. Cruz loves to spend time at the beach and amusement parks - especially Disneyland.  Mr. Cruz has over 10 years of experience working in Elementary and High Schools, public, private and non-public school settings. Mr. Cruz has an extensive background in Trauma-Informed practices for educators and clinical training, which has been an important tool when supporting students, families, and staff. Mr. Cruz enjoys music, cooking, video games, and spending time with his dog and partner. 

2023 - 2024 Check-in Request form (English)

2023 - 2024 formulario de solicitud de check-in (español) 

Israel Cruz 


Phone: (650) 312-7700 ext. 7494

District Cell: (650) 663-8771 (Calls and texts) 

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 am - 3:15 pm