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Guidance Department

Jennie Fahey - Assistant Principal, Guidance
Guidance Office: 237-2650

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Counselor Name

Assigned by
Last Name
Grades 9-12


Middle School

Mrs. McLaughlin A - C
Mrs. Honig (A-K)
Mrs. Joyce
D - J Mrs. Kehoe (L-Z)
Mrs. Turner K - P

Mrs. Zarins Q - Z


Mr. Azzara is the counselor for all 8th grade students

Last names are used as a guide to assign 9-12 counselors, exceptions may occur. 

Counselor Information

Mr. Azzara

Mr. Azzara has been a school counselor since 1987 on both the Middle School and High School level. Mr. Azzara received his Masters in Counselor Education, his M.B.A. in Statistics, and his Professional Diploma in School Counseling from St. John’s University.  Prior to this Mr. Azzara taught for two years at Holy Trinity H.S. and was a counselor at Newtown High School in Elmhurst, NY.

Mrs. McLaughlin

Mrs. McLaughlin has been a School Counselor at Mineola High School since 2004. Previously, she worked as a high school counselor in Bellmore.  Mrs. McLaughlin received her Masters' Degree from Hofstra University in Counselor Education and her Bachelors' Degree in Psychology from Long Island University - C.W. Post campus.

Mrs. Joyce

Mrs. Joyce has been a school counselor since 1992 and has been the SAT coordinator for the past several years. After receiving her bachelor's degree at SUNY Oneonta, Mrs. Joyce went on to Hofstra University for her masters degree.

Mrs. Turner

Mrs. Turner has been a school counselor at her alma mater since 2001. Before joining the Guidance Department, Mrs. Turner worked at Hofstra University as a Career Counselor. She received her masters degree in School Counseling from Hofstra University and her bachelor's degree from Fairfield University.

Mrs. Zarins

Mrs. Zarins has been a guidance counselor at Mineola High School since 1982. She received her bachelors degree from SUNY Potsdam and her masters degree from Syracuse University. Mrs. Zarins was an English teacher at Liverpool High School and a guidance counselor at Nottingham High School.

Mrs. Honig

Mrs. Honig began work at Mineola Middle School in 2003 where she was originally hired as a Character Education teacher. From there, she was hired as a full time member of the Guidance Department. She received her B.S. in Human Development from Binghamton University and then her M.S. Ed. in School Counseling from Queens College.

Mrs. Kehoe

Mrs. Kehoe has been a school counselor since 2004.  Mrs. Kehoe received her Master’s Degree in Counseling from Hofstra University.  She is from Illinois and attended Loyola University in Chicago where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology.  After graduating, she joined AmeriCorps and moved to New York to volunteer for a year with a non-for-profit that worked with the NYC schools.