First Name

Mucahit

Last Name

Turel

Bio

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 nine years ago. Over the year of 2015, he has assumed the roles of the director of college counseling and alumni relations for the district. He is currently the Director of High School Academics for the district. He is also an AP Reader. Besides, 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, the NCWIT Educator Award in 2012 and the WeTeach_CS Change Maker Award in 2017. He is the founder of Harmony El Paso Alumni Association and Harmony Miners Organization.