Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Franklin Urgiles


My name is Franklin Urgiles. I’m so happy to be part of the West Orange Public Schools community. I’ve had the pleasure of fulfilling various roles in the education field as a family support case manager, youth development specialist, school social worker, and supervisor of special education. I’m thankful for my array of professional experiences as it has allowed me to consider different perspectives within the field of education. As the Student Assistance Counselor, I support students and staff with counseling services, social-emotional challenges, and substance awareness. I’m a strong believer in the saying “it takes a village” and look forward to collaborating with you and all stakeholders to ensure success for our students. The best way to reach me is at


Franklin Urgiles M.S.W., M. Ed.

Student Assistance Counselor