1556 N Arizola Rd, Casa Grande, AZ 85122 | P: (520) 876-9400 | F: (520) 876-5348
Casa Grande Schools
Guidance
Welcome to the Guidance Department
Below is several quick resources for students and parents including a quick links section, student resources, and guidance events calendar. ​For guidance inquiries, please contact Patricia Contreras, our guidance secretary.
Quick Links
Student Handbook
Philosophy & Beliefs

​​VG Guidance Department Mission​
The mission of Casa Grande Union High School District’s Guidance Counseling Program is to maximize the potential of all students by providing a comprehensive, developmental counseling program addressing their academic, career and personal/social development.

VG Guidance Department Philosophy and Beliefs

  • All students have dignity and worth.
  • All students have the right to participate in the scho​ol counseling program.
  • All students’ specific individual needs are considered in planning and implementing the school counseling program.
  • The school counseling program shall be managed by state-certified counselors.
  • The student and parent(s) are responsible for monitoring the student’s educational progress with the assistance of a professional school counselor.

The VG School Guidance Counseling Program:

  • Utilizes community resources.
  • Uses data to drive program development and evaluation.
  • Is based on specified goals and developmental student competencies.
  • Is planned and coordinated with other representatives of the school and community.​

VG Guidance Counselors

  • Abide by the professional school counseling ethics as advocated by the American School Counselor Association.
  • Participate in professional development activities essential to maintain a quality school counseling program.​
Student Resources
​​Scholarships, Grants & Financial Aid:

Trade/Technical Schools - check the AZCIS site for other schools

In-State Universities​

  • ASU- Arizona State University
  • NAU- Northern Arizona University
  • U of A- University of Arizona
  • GCU- Grand Canyon U​​niversity

Military Links

Testing Information​

Staff:

Guidance Secretary:
Patricia Contreras

pcontreras@cguhsd.org
(520) 876-9400 ext. ​4111

District Transcript Clerk:
Francis Pitman
fpitman@cguhsd.org
(520) 836-8500 ext. ​3133
fax (520) 316-3353

Last Names: A-G
Priscilla Vasquez
pvasquez@cguhsd.org
(520) 876-9400 ext. 4115

Last Names: H-O
Jo Trigalet
jtrigalet@cguhsd.org
(520) 876-9400 ext. 4112


Last Names: P-Z
Gayla Baker
gbaker@cguhsd.org
(520) 876-9400 ext. 4113

GEAR UP Coordinators:
April Ortega
aortega@cguhsd.org

Bryette Sipes
bsipes@cguhsd.org

Dean of Students:
Jeanette Beechum
jbeechum@cguhsd.org
(520) 876-9400 ext. 4103

Emergency/Crisis Numbers

Emergency/Crisis Numbers​

Emergency
9-1-1

CPS Hotline
1-888-767-2445

Suicide Prevention
1-800-273-TALK

CG Police Department Non-Emergency Line
520-421-8700

Pinal County Sheriff’s Department
1-800-420-8689

Corazon Behavioral Health Services
520-836-4278

Horizon Human Services Crisis Hotline
1-800-890-2880

Against Abuse
520-836-1239

Helping Associates
520-836-1029

Poison Control Center
1-800-222-1222

Southern Arizona Center Against Sexual Abuse

1-800-400-1001

Students Needing Shelter:

Salvation Army
520-421-9026

St. Vincent de Paul
520-836-2009

CAHRA
520-466-1112

Chicanos por las Causa
520-466-3438

Additional agencies can be found at
Central Pinal County Human Resource Directory

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