Mesa Public Schools adheres to the philosophy that student services are an essential and integral part of the overall educational process.  Student Support Services-Guidance and Counseling Department incorporates several different programs and departments which all work together to support academic achievement. 


The Guidance and Counseling Department includes Prevention Programs, the Native American Education Program (NAEP), Mesa Career Services, Elementary School Counseling, Secondary School Counseling, Diversity Programs, Homebound, and Dropout Prevention.  We also work with other departments on career readiness initiatives and non-emergency school crisis response and emergency management

The Guidance and Counseling program serves to align with American School Counselor Association (ASCA) Standards, and ensure Education & Careeer Action Plan (ECAP) implementation:
ASCA National Standards for Students.
ECAPs and College & Career Readiness



- Film Screening
Mesa Counts on College and Mesa City Councilmember, David Luna, are hosting this Free screening.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 
Mesa Arts Center - Piper Theatre
One East Main Street
Mesa, AZ 85201
Doors open at 6:00pm.
The 95 minute film starts promptly at 6:30pm.
FIRST GENERATION Promotional Video (from MPS EdTV)

Op Shop
Monday, September 29, 2014 at Skyline High School


Community Resources: 

Community Information and Referral:

 "211" or "1-877-211-8661" by phone
Links for Community Resource Packets:
2013 Mesa Public Schools
Title 1-Community Resource Packet

2013 Maricopa County Parenting Services Directory
2013 Child Crisis Center Resource Guide
Child Crisis Center Short Resource List 
Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community
Special Needs Resource Directory

Arizona Coalition for Military Families (Website)
Military/Veteran Resource Network
Veterans Crisis Line


2013-2014 MPS Guidance Department Roster