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Guidance Office

The guidance office works with all students regarding scheduling, credit requirements, Regents, and other academic concerns. All New York State students must take a certain amount of Regents exams, and earn a certain amount of credit in order to graduate with a Regents diploma. 

Please find information                          about Regents and credit requirements!

Meet the Guidance Staff



Mercedes Dalal

Guidance counselor

Mercedes Dalal graduated from Bronx Community College with an associates degree in psychology. Went on to City College of New York where she did her bachelors in Psychology and minored in photography. She later achieved her post graduate degree from Brooklyn College in School Guidance and Counseling. One interesting fact is that she worked in George Washington High School for 10 years as a guidance counselor which is also the school she graduated from.


Betsabe Luna
Guidance counselor

Betsabe Luna graduated from Ithaca College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology. During her senior year of college, Betsabe was accepted to be a Fulbright Scholar in Spain. She went on to live and teach English in Madrid, Spain for one year following her graduation. She later completed her Masters of Science in Education in School Counseling degree from Fordham University. In her free time, Betsabe enjoys going on adventures to faraway lands.


Katharina Hetburn 

Guidance counselor

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