Mucahit Ismail Turel has served as the high school counselor in Harmony Science Academy El Paso since 2009 and as the alumni relations coordinator since 2012. He also has been teaching engineering and computer science since he began his teaching career 9 years ago. Over the past year he has assumed the roles of the director of college counseling and alumni relations for the district. In addition he mentored and coached robotics teams between 2009 and 2013. Mr. Turel also has been mentoring and sponsoring the school's UIL computer science team since 2011. His educational background includes a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Engineering from the Gebze Institute of Technology and a Master of Education Degree as Instructional Specialist from the University of Texas at El Paso. Mr. Turel received the Adult Mentor/Coach Award in Tri-State FLL Robotics Tournament in 2011 and the NCWIT Educator Award in 2012.