Foster Care and Youth in Transition


Educational Equity, Student Advocacy, and Families and Youth in Transition

We are here to support students in foster care and families and youth in transition.

What We Do:  We provide assistance with School placement and enrollment, school transportation*, school meals, school clothes*, school supplies*, academic services and support, referrals to community organizations and agencies

School District Liaison and Program Manager
Dr. Mariana Gomez

Administrative Secretary
Zeydi Villasenor
Zeydi.villasenor @sweetwaterschools.org

Dinnah B. Donato-Palmore

*Particular services for students in foster care is determined with Child Welfare Service, Educational Rights Holder and other entities, if applicable.



Tutoring is back!
Peer Tutors ready to help. Be there!
Tuesdays and Wednesdays
8:00am to 8:55 Am
2:30PM to 3:30PM
Join Google Meet
Meeting Name: ORHSupport


Tech Support

Mustangs are you having trouble with your technology?
Click on the link below to get information on resources for Distance Learning and who to contact for Tech Support.

¿Tiene problemas con su tecnología?

Presione el enlace para ver información acerca del Aprendizaje a Distancia y a quien contactar si ocupa ayuda con la technología
Tech Support information

Device Repair Requests

If you device is not working properly, i.e. the microphone not working, won’t start up, keyboard won’t type…, please fill out this Google Form and drop off your device at Otay Ranch High School.  Between August 10th – August 22nd you can drop it off during any of the textbook distribution windows:  http://orh.sweetwaterschools.org/textbook-distribution/

Please follow the safety protocols for returning the equipment:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/1XNhhcfmKYoWO2LkM_82HZb6nV2ibBtte/view?usp=sharing

New Device Checkout Requests

You can use this Google Form to request a device if you do not have one.   You can only check out a device if you don’t already have one checked out to you.   We have a limited amount of devices on campus; if we run out, you will need to request a device from the District IT Department by emailing studenttechsupport@sweetwaterschools.org  You will need to include your Student ID number and your School Site information in the Subject line of the email.

Solicitudes de Reparación de Dispositivos Electronicos

Si su dispositivo no funciona correctamente, es decir, el micrófono no funciona, no se inicia, el teclado no escribe …, complete este formulario de Google y entregue su dispositivo en Otay Ranch High School. Entre el 10 y el 22 de agosto, puede entregarlo durante cualquiera de las ventanas de distribución de libros de texto: http://orh.sweetwaterschools.org/textbook-distribution/

Siga los protocolos de seguridad para devolver el equipo: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1XNhhcfmKYoWO2LkM_82HZb6nV2ibBtte/view?usp=sharing

Solicitudes de Pago de Nuevos Dispositivos Electronico

Puede utilizar este formulario de Google para solicitar un dispositivo si no tiene uno. Solo puedes retirar un dispositivo si aún no tienes uno. Tenemos una cantidad limitada de dispositivos en el campus; si se nos acaba, deberá solicitar un dispositivo al Departamento de TI del distrito enviando un correo electrónico a studenttechsupport@sweetwaterschools.org Deberá incluir su número de identificación de estudiante y la información de su escuela en la línea de Asunto del correo electrónico.


Free & Reduced Meal Online Application

To participate in the National School Lunch Program please complete a Free or Reduced price meal application for your child(ren). Click on the link below to read the instructions on how to submit the application.

Lunch Application instructions

Para participar en el Programa Nacional de Almuerzos Escolares, favor de llenar una solicitud de comida gratuita o a precio reducido para su hijo (a) o sus hijos (as). Presiona en el enlace para leer las instrucciones de como llenar la solicitud.

Instrucciones para llenar la solicitud