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Academic Counselors

Counseling Staff

Welcome to the TPA Counseling Office!


Our counselors are here to assist your child both academically and personally.  We believe all students can S.O.A.R.!!!


If at any time you would like to make an appointment to see your child's counselor please call or email your counselor directly:


Ms. Lilian Garcia


Office#: (818) 838-3961


Ms. Angelica Avila

Office#: (818) 838-3960


When you leave a message, please be sure to give your child's full name, grade level, and a phone number where you can be reached.


We provide the following services to parents, students and staff:

  • Parent conferences (may include student, teacher and counselor)

  • Student conferences (may include parent, teacher and counselor)

  • Individualized Graduation Plan (IGP); also known as a grad check.

  • College and scholarship information

  • Support with discipline issues, attendance problems, and progress reports

  • Providing information on credit recovery programs to make up classes where a Fail or D was earned. (STAR 17, Tutoring, Summer School, Adult School, Credit Recovery after school, etc.)

  • Mental Health support on and off campus (referrals available with Hathaway-Sycamore and Clinic on Wheels)

  • Homeless & Foster Youth support and resources

  • Support to all students dealing with bullying and harassment.

On the left hand side of this page, you will see additional pages with important information for all students and parents.  Take some time to read and learn about what you must consider during your high school years and how to plan for college and/or your future career.  Communication with your parents, counselors and teachers is crucial.  Remember that your counselor is also a great resource and can double check your 4 year graduation plan.



TPA is pleased to announce that NAVIANCE is available for all high school students.  NAVIANCE is a comprehensive K-12 college and career readiness solution that helps schools align student strengths and interests to postsecondary goals, improving student outcomes and connecting learning to life.  It also assists with test preparation, college and scholarship searches, financial aid tools, a career assessment, and a resume builder--all in one location and it’s FREE!  Students will also get a personalized to do list that will guide them through the planning process.  Even 9th grade students can get a head start.  Your counselor will provide you with additional information on how to create your account.