Degrees and Certifications:
B.A. Psychology, Governors State University M.A. School Counseling, Governors State University Google Certified Educator
Mr. Javier Vasquez
I began my counseling career at Leyden in 2014. I serve as the AP coordinator for West Leyden, part of the boys’ soccer coaching staff, and Mission Possible mentor. Prior to working at Leyden, I was a school counselor at Morton West High School. I love working here and cannot picture myself being elsewhere. I enjoy coming to work every day and connecting with students. I take pride in that knowing I am making a positive impact on student’s outlooks regarding their educational and post-secondary goals. I am a member of the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) and the Illinois Association for College Admission Counseling (IACAC).
I enjoy spending time with my family and friends. I am a passionate Bears, Blackhawks, Bulls, White Sox, and Chivas de Guadalajara fan. I was fortunate enough to go on the Puerto Vallarta Service Club trip in the summer and it was a life changing experience. It truly put into context the importance of not taking anything for granted and appreciating everything we have. My personal goal is to travel more within the United States and also internationally.