Meet Your High School Counseling and Advising Team

High School Advising


Bethany Maddox graduated with her master’s in education from Azusa Pacific University and has been serving as a high school counselor for the past 15 years, 13 of which specifically in the independent study environment. She loves working with and guiding high school-aged learners as they make their transition from childhood to adulthood. She truly appreciates the flexibility available to learners in our unique learning environment and enjoys servicing learners in the areas of academic, college, and career advisement. Don’t hesitate to reach out with any high school-related questions.

Bethany Maddox (Last Names A-K) – bethany.maddox@ileadexploration.org
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Heather is a Southern California native and received her bachelor’s degree in business administration at Cal State Fullerton. After many years in the corporate world, she was blessed with the opportunity to stay home and raise her two daughters. When her oldest daughter went off to college, Heather obtained her master’s in education with a school counseling concentration and a PPS credential from Concordia University, Irvine. She worked for five years in a traditional school setting and is excited to be working with independent study learners.

Heather Fecarotta (Last Names L-Z) – heather.fecarotta@ileadexploration.org
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Laura Kazan joined the homeschool world by accident. After pulling her younger son out of traditional middle school, she realized that nontraditional education would provide him with far more opportunities for college. She received her master’s degree in education with an emphasis in higher education from Claremont Graduate University and has a certificate in college admission counseling from the University of California, Riverside. Before homeschooling, she was a university researcher regularly analyzing college admission trends. After becoming a homeschool mom, she began providing college advisement to nontraditional learners.

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Concurrent Enrollment iLEAD Exploration

Concurrent Enrollment Important Announcement

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College iLEAD Exploration

Exploring Colleges

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Student Clubs and Organizations

ASB is excited to introduce ten clubs this school year! The following clubs will be offered: Gaming Creative Writing Art Music LGBTQ Survival Club SOAR – Students Organizing Against Racism…

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