Bard High School Early College Queens


The role of the guidance department is to provide support and training in the areas of organization, study and test taking-skills, and goal setting. The school counselor provides instruction in post-secondary planning, including the college application process, career planning, and transitioning. In addition, the school counselor helps students understand themselves and others, develop coping strategies, and strengthen their social and multicultural awareness skills.

Guidance Counselors

Elizabeth Dunn Canty

Guidance Counselor
B.A., Boston College; M.A., Education, CUNY Brooklyn College; M.A., School Counseling, New York University. Previously worked as a New York City Teaching Fellow teaching English at Harry Van Arsdale High School.
Phone: 718-361-3133 x6923

Angel Johnson-Telesca

Guidance Counselor
BA,SUNY Stony Brook; M.Ed. in Counseling and Human Development, St. Lawrence University. Worked as a College Adviser and Guidance Counselor in NYC for over 10 years at her own alma mater, Beach Channel High School. Worked at the Urban League of Hudson County as an Education Administrator informing parents on the various education reforms regarding academic milestones their children should reach. This included traveling throughtout the Northeast presenting educational workshops to different school personnel and parent groups on the Goals 2000 Educate America Act enacted by then President Bill Clinton.
Phone: 718-361-3133 x6823

Justin Casale

9th Grade Guidance Counselor & Student Activities Coordinator
B.A., Psychology and Education, Muhlenberg College; M.A., School Counseling, Boston College
718-361-3133 x6723