East tech counseling department


As members of the East Tech Counseling Department we are here to serve students and parents. Our doors (although virtually at the moment) are always open for students who may have questions or concerns about their academics, career, and social/emotional development. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Mission Statement: To provide a comprehensive, developmental program that address the academic, career, social and emotional development of all students. In partnership with other educators, parents/guardians, and the community, the counseling department acts as a support system to ensure all students have access to and are prepared with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in furthering their education and enhancing their potential to lead meaningful lives and productive members in a diverse society.

Vision Statement: All East Career & Technical Academy students will progress in school and graduate prepared to succeed and contribute in a diverse global society.

Meet the East tech COUNSELING Team

Department Chair

Counselor Grades 10-12:

Construction Technology

Information Technology

Mechanical Technology


ext. 4301

Hablo Español

Counselor Grades 10-12:

Health Information Management

Medical Assisting/Pharmacy

Sports Medicine


ext. 4304

Hablo Español

Juan Guitron Navarro

Counselor Grades 10-12:

Culinary Arts

Marketing/Hospitality & Tourism


ext. 4303

Hablo Español

Counselor Grades 10-12:

Early Childhood Education

Teaching & Training


ext. 4306

Hablo Español

Freshmen Counselor- Grade 9


ext. 4305

Remind: 81010 @ecta2025

Hablo poquito Español

Magnet Admissions/Recruitment Counselor


ext. 4302

Hablo Español

School Social Worker


ext. 4351

Hablo Español

School Social Worker


ext. 4352

Magnet/Admissions Secretary


ext. 4017

To reach your counselor, click the button below to fill out a Counselor Request Form.

East Tech Counselors are here to help you be...

college, career, & life ready!


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Confidentiality Statement

  • School counselors recognize their primary obligation for confidentiality is to the student but balance that obligation with an understanding of the family or guardians’ legal and inherent rights to be the guiding voice in their children’s lives (ASCA Code of Ethics).

  • The role of the school counselor in regards to confidentiality is:

    • To support the students right to privacy and protect confidential information received from students, the family, guardian and staff members

    • To explain the meaning and limits of confidentiality to students in developmentally appropriate terms

    • To provide appropriate disclosure and informed consent regarding the counseling relationship and confidentiality

    • To inform students and the family of the limits to confidentiality when: Student poses a danger to self or others, Court ordered disclosure, Consultation with other professionals in support of the student i.e. colleagues, supervisors, treatment teams, and other support personnel

    • To keep personal notes separate from educational records and not disclose their contents except when privacy exceptions exist

    • To seek guidance from supervisors and appropriate legal advice when their records are subpoenaed

    • To assert their belief that information shared by students is “confidential” and should not be revealed without the student’s consent

    • To adhere to all laws protecting student records, health information, and special services (i.e., HIPAA, FERPA, IDEA)