Welcome to the New Horizons program! We are dedicated to helping students achieve their goals and create new opportunities for themselves and their families. Our program is unique because we serve students who are in vocational majors, also known as career technical education. We accept applications year round.
If you meet any of the criteria below, you are eligible to be a New Horizons Student:
CalWORKs and New Horizons Counselor
Speaks: English and French
Hi everyone, I am proud to be working with amazing human beings at CalWORKs. I’ve been with Grossmont CalWORKs/New Horizons since 2016. I earned my Bachelor’s in Sociology and Ethnic Studies, and later earned my Master’s with a concentration in Multicultural Community Counseling.
CalWORKs Counselor/New Horizons
Speaks: English, Arabic, and Chaldean
My name is Sandi Duraid, and I love working with CalWORKs student population. I have been with CalWORKs since 2019 as a counselor. I have a Master’s in Education with concentration in counseling from SDSU as well as a Bachelor’s in Psychology and minor in Counseling and Social Change. I am also certified in Trauma Informed Care.