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Counseling and Guidance at SCTHS


Mission Statement

The Stuart Career Tech High School Counseling Department's mission is to provide a proactive, comprehensive, and developmentally appropriate program to address students' educational and career goals in addition to supporting their social and emotional needs. This is accomplished through a partnership with parents/guardians, staff, and community members to enable all students to become successful, productive citizens and lifelong learners in a diverse and changing world.


Program Statement

The SCTHS Counseling Department, Administrators, CIS, and Behavior and Mental Health Specialist will work as a team to empower all students to reach their maximum potential by using a comprehensive program that addresses educational, emotional, and career goals. We will promote an environment to encourage personal inquiry and growth, social responsibility, and academic excellence. School counselors believe that every student can succeed through the collaborative efforts of school, home, and community leading to responsible and productive citizenship in the 21st century.

  • SCTHS Guidance Counselor, Kathrine Hull

    Kathrine Hull

    (281) 420-4550, ext. 88015


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    Kathrine Hull started her education in Yoakum, Texas where she graduated high school in 1989. Mrs. Hull attended Blinn Jr. College for two years and later transferred to Sul Ross State University on a cheerleading scholarship. She graduated top of her class in 1995. Mrs. Hull completed her teaching internship in El Paso, Texas working as a Biology I teacher at Eagle Pass High School. After graduation, she worked in Midland as a junior high school coach where she led her athletes to a successful year in competition. Mrs. Hull taught high school and junior high school before coming to Goose Creek in 2004 where she settled in at James Bowie Elementary in Goose Creek. After 15 years of teaching math and science at the elementary level, Mrs. Hull became a Campus Instructional Specialist at Travis Elementary. During this time, Mrs. Hull obtained her Master of Education degree in guidance and counseling. She began her counseling career in January 2022 at Stuart Career Tech High School as an academic guidance counselor where she continues to positively impact the lives of our Goose Creek Giants.
  • Evelyn Mexas SCTHS College and Career Counselor

    Evelyn Mexas

    (281) 420-4550, ext. 88016


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    Mrs. Mexas started her education in GCCISD. Attending Cedar Bayou Junior High and Ross S. Sterling High School has made Mrs. Mexas Goose Creek proud. Mrs. Mexas attended the University of Houston-Clear Lake where she received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management and Marketing in 2008. She received a Master of Education in School Counseling from Lamar University in 2015.


    Mrs. Mexas taught Spanish at Goose Creek Memorial High School where she was able to impact many lives of students. Throughout her 13-year journey at GCM, Mrs. Mexas enjoyed her role as a grade level school counselor where she continued to build relationships with students by guiding them through personal needs and academic success.


    Mrs. Mexas will continue to pursue her passion for working with students in her new role as College and Career Counselor at SCTHS. This is Mrs. Mexas’ 14th year in education, and she looks forward to many more.

  • Erica Ramirez Communities In Schools

    Erica Ramirez

    (281) 420-4550, ext. 88060


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    Erica Ramirez is a Site Coordinator and Master Trainer at Stuart Career Tech High School. This is her fourth school year working with Communities In Schools - Baytown. She holds a Bachelors of Science in Psychology as well as a Certification in Nonprofit Management that she obtained from the University of Houston (go Coogs!). Erica has been working in the youth-serving field for nine years and has a wealth of experience and passion for children and families. In her spare time, Erica enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and daughter as well as partaking in comics and anime. 

  • Erika Leal SCTHS Student Wellness Interventionist

    Erika Leal

    (281) 420-4550, ext. 88055


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    Hello! I’m Erika Leal, Student Wellness Interventionist of SCTHS. My mission as your Student Wellness is to help all student reach their full potential personally and emotionally. I have been in education for 16 years. Most of them as a classroom teacher, 5 years as a school counselor at Ashbel Smith Elementary and this will be my first as the Student Wellness Interventionist. I received a bachelor’s degree from University of Phoenix and a master’s degree from Texas A&M College Station.

    I am so excited and looking forward to working with your students!

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School Counseling Program:


Professional school counselors must provide a systematic, planned approach for helping all students acquire the skills necessary for successful academic, career, social and emotional development. Texas law requires school counselors to deliver guidance lessons and appropriate interventions. Professional school counselors must provide a systematic, planned approach for helping all students acquire the skills necessary for successful academic, career, social and emotional development.  The Developmental Guidance and Counseling Program (TEC, 33.005) integrates four key components. Goose Creek CISD counselors follow the TEA 4-Component Model of a Comprehensive, Developmental Guidance and Counseling Program. The four components are: Guidance Curriculum, Responsive Services, Individual Planning, and System Support. The responsibilities of each area are:


  • Guidance Curriculum - Guidance lessons on a variety of topics; large-group consultations with students
  • Responsive Services - Individual counseling sessions; parent consultations regarding individual student needs; coordination with outside referral sources 
  • Individual Planning - Academic and career guidance; parent and student consultation regarding planning and goal-setting; interpretation and analysis of assessment instruments 
  • System Support - Community outreach; parent education programs; teacher consultation; school improvement planning


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