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Bend Tech Academy

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The school counseling team at Bend Tech Academy is committed to provide a comprehensive, coordinated counseling program addressing the academic, college/career, and social/emotional development of all students. We strive to create a school climate which promotes academic excellence while encouraging a healthy balance of extracurricular exploration and personal growth. Our goal is to affect positive change in students’ lives by teaching them to be effective communicators, complex thinkers, healthy individuals, and self-directed, life-long learners

Mental Health Resources

Deschutes County - Department of Health offers resources for those needing mental health support:

Other Resources:

New and Transferring Students

  • **ONLINE ENROLLMENT - RECOMMENDED** You may submit an enrollment request by using the district online enrollment portal. Please visit the link below to enter your student's enrollment data. You can register online here: Online Enrollment Request
  • Paper enrollments will also be accepted by following the instructions found on this page: Paper Enrollment Information

Commonly Used Forms

Drivers' Education Credit Request

Middle School Credit Request

Recommendation Letter Info Sheet

**Privacy and Limits of Confidentiality**

When you are meeting with your school counselor, please keep in mind the limits of confidentiality that your school counselor is legally and ethically bound by. Everything you tell them will stay between you and your school counselor except in the following instances:
1. If you may harm yourself or someone else
2. If someone is harming you or someone else
3. If someone else may harm themself
4. If you give your school counselor permission to share information with someone else

*Please note that your school counselor cannot guarantee the confidentiality of the physical setting that you are in. This means that we don’t know if there are unintended viewers or recipients in your physical setting. Please be mindful of choosing a private space and if possible, use headphones with a microphone to promote your privacy. Start using the Webex chat feature with your school counselor if you are worried and need more privacy during your conversation.

Transcript Requests

We provide transcripts to colleges, universities, trade schools and employers for current and former students. You can also order a transcript for yourself. Please go to our Transcript Requests webpage for more information.

Graduation Information

Diploma Requirements

Senior Calendar

BTA School Code


School and Community Mental Health Resources:

The Deschutes County School Based Health Center (SBHC) at BSHS- School Based Health Centers provides affordable convenient health care and health education to young people who live in the Bend/La Pine School District. SBHCs are a collaborative partnership with medical sponsors (Mosaic Medical), local school districts, and Deschutes County Health Services (Behavioral Health). By providing routine and basic health care, the SBHCs seek to support improved health for all young people and their families. Call: 541-383-3005

The Bend-La Pine School District Student Mental Health webpage includes information to help connect students and families with mental health resources, including help lines, free counseling resources, tips for families and more.

Care Solace Mental Health Care Coordination: Care Solace connects families, students, and staff to mental health care.

GED Option Program

Learn about our GED Option Program.

Office Hours

Monday to Friday
7:30 to 3:30 p.m. or by appointment

Contact Us

School Counselors

Ms. Edwards (last names A-Ma)

Ms. Gunter (last names Mc-Z)

Counseling Secretary and Registrar

Mrs. Speck

FAN Advocate

Mrs. Baglien


If you have questions about College Visits, Careers and your future, please visit our Careers and College page.

Families In Need

Families In Need Webpage