Meet the Counselor 

    My name is Mark A. Gutierrez. I am the counselor of the About Face Elementary Education Program. I have been a counselor for the past 10 years and previously I have taught Elementary and High School Students. I am also a LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor).  


    Personal Vision Statement

    I will encourage and support students in their academic, social, and personal growth and development. My purpose is to create an environment that encourages students to evaluate/reflect on their lives while creating and attaining short and long-term goals.


    Personal Mission Statement

    My mission is to encourage academic achievement, social and moral development of all students while they discover their personal strengths.


    “It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.”

                                                                        ---   Frederick Douglas.