Degrees and Certifications:
Mr. Matthew Armes
Matthew Armes, MS, NCC, NCSC, LPC, currently works at the University of Pennsylvania's College Achievement Program (PENNCAP) as an Academic Counselor in Philadelphia, PA. He provides academic, career, social and emotional support for FGLI (First-Generation, Low-Income) students from all over the country and the world during their undergraduate studies at Penn. Originally from Erie, PA, Matt spent five years working as a high school counselor at Martinsburg High School in Berkeley County, WV. His previous work experience also includes Penn Foster College & Career School and ESPN. Matthew received a Bachelor's degree in English from Messiah College and a Master's degree in Counseling Psychology and Education from Marywood University. He is also a National Board Certified Counselor and National Board Certified School Counselor. He is also working part-time at a private practice in southeast Philadelphia. In his spare time, Matt enjoys spending time with his family, eating, writing, reading, watching sports, traveling, playing basketball, and running.