Staff: Monica Woo

Monica Woo is the counselor for Highland Prep Academies and will be joining the HPW team for the 2022-2023 school year. She graduated from Arizona State University in 2012 with her Bachelor’s of Science in Family and Human Development. For six and a half years, she was a Parent Educator for a nonprofit. Her role was to support parents and children in areas of: parenting education, child development, school readiness, and providing resources and referrals. Throughout the years, she has gained valuable knowledge in mental health advocacy and as a resource specialist.

Born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona, she is the second oldest of eight sisters. Her son, Ben, is a kind and spirited eight-year-old. Some of her hobbies include: motorcycling, boxing, paddle boarding, dragon boat paddling, camping, hiking, and traveling.