My name is Al Mart, I have been a staff member at Joliet West since 1989. I have been a guidance counselor since 2001, prior to being a guidance counselor, I taught PE and special education.
I am a graduate of Illinois State University, where I earned a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education. In addition, I have earned a Masters of Arts from Northeastern Illinois University in Special Education as well as a counseling certification from Lewis Uniersity.
I am currently the Girls Head Varsity Volleyball Coach, a program I have been involved with since 1990. Previously, I have coached a number of other sports which included boys' volleyball, girls' and boys' basketball, football, softball and track and field. I am also the Spring Athletic Coordinator.
I enjoy working as a guidance counselor in the Freshman Academy. It is important to work as a team with students, parent and staff to help our students reach their full potential at Joliet West.