In the Fall of 2018, Dr. McNeal begins her 6th year at St. Monica Catholic High School as Vice Principal and Director of the Guidance Department! Dr. McNeal has worked with adolescents in Catholic schools and parishes for more than 28 years as youth minister, teacher, family therapist, school guidance counselor and administrator. She loves working with teens because this is an important and exciting time of their formation into adulthood. Dr. McNeal believes that teens of today have many options and choices to make in their lives. She loves to work with them and their families to help them make the appropriate choices to live out their dreams.
Dr. McNeal has a Masters of Science Degree in Marriage and Family Counseling from California State University, Dominguez Hills, she is a California Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, and she has a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of Phoenix. Dr. McNeal loves cooking, aerobic dancing, traveling, and photography.