Mesa Public Schools adheres to the philosophy that student services are an essential and integral part of the overall educational process.  The College and Career Readiness Department incorporates several different programs and departments which all work together to support academic achievement. 


The Guidance and Counseling Department includes AVID, Prevention Programs, Mesa Career Services, Elementary School Counseling, Secondary Student Advisement, 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



Kickoff to Redefine the Norm Event

This is an event sponsored by Mesa Prevention Alliance (MPA)  to promote healthy choices and abstinence from drugs and alcohol. 
- Friday, August 8, 2014, 5-9pm, at Amazing Jake's -

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


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

2014 Maricopa County Parenting Services Directory

2014 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


2014-2015 MPS College and Career Readiness Department Roster