• East Allegheny High School's Counseling Department has been designated as a:

    The American School Counselor Association believes that the implementation of comprehensive counseling programs in all schools across the nation is a vital step in the transformation of our education system.  ASCA is committed to establishing comprehensive school counseling programs that are based on the ASCA National Model. In July 2014, East Allegheny High School’s Counseling Program was designated as a Recognized ASCA Model Program (RAMP) for the first time. In July 2017, our school counseling program became the first high school to re-RAMP in PA.


    East Allegheny School District School Counseling Program Belief Statements:

    We believe:

    1)  All students have the right to be served by the school counseling program

    2)  All students’ ethnic, cultural and racial differences and special needs are considered in the planning and implementation of the school counseling program

    3)  The School Counseling Program should be consistent with developmental stages of learning

    4)  All students will have access to a school counselor to address social/emotional needs, academic achievement and career planning

    5)  The School Counseling Program is planned, coordinated, delivered, evaluated, and facilitated by state-certified counselors

    6)  Counselors will advocate for all students with special attention to barriers that impede student learning

    7)  All students have the ability to learn and have the right to take advantage of quality educational opportunities provided

    8)  School Counseling Program planning and decision making are data driven through an ongoing review of service delivery, curriculum management and ASCA Model results reports

    9)  An ongoing program of counselor competency training and retraining is necessary to maintain a quality School Counseling Program

    10) The American School Counselor Association (ASCA) and the Pennsylvania School Counselors Association (PSCA) professional mandates and guidelines set the standards for the East Allegheny School District School Counseling Program.

    11) K-12 counselors shall abide by the professional ASCA Code of Ethics

    Vision Statement

    The vision of the East Allegheny School District Counseling Department is that all students will learn from a student-centered, data-driven instructional program that provides a rigorous educational environment.  Our commitment to a comprehensive school counseling program promotes academic excellence, supports career awareness, exploration and preparation, and challenges our students to become resilient, respectful and resourceful.  Our vision is to empower all students to be independent, empathetic thinkers who respect diversity and are prepared to be productive community members as they embark on their future educational and career paths.

    Mission Statement

    The mission of the East Allegheny Professional School Counselors is to inspire all students to develop their individual potential to become life-long learners who are college and career ready citizens in our diverse and changing world.  Our mission is to provide a comprehensive developmental counseling program for all students K-12.  Professional School Counselors provide equitable access to maximize academic achievement, to foster personal and social growth, and to facilitate career development in partnership with parents, guardians, and all other members of the school community.  We are key stakeholders in a collaborative effort to provide a safe and supportive environment academically, physically, and emotionally.  Advocacy, leadership, collaboration, and systemic change are the framework of the East Allegheny School Counseling Program. 

    School Counselors
    Grades 10-12  
    Ms. Emilia Mattucci 
    412-824-9700 x1501
    Grades 7-9  
    Mr. Joseph Pedulla 
    412-824-9700 x1006
    Mrs. Lydia Marcoz
    412-824-9700 x1500