Student Services

Student Services

Student Services Department

Student Services include English Language Development (ELD), Exceptional Student Services (ESS), and Gifted & Talented Education Program (GATE) courses.

Department Teachers

Bertha Aguayo
Aguayo, Bertha
ESS Teacher
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4557
Alicia Behrens
Behrens, Alicia
ESS English Teacher
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4550
Lisa Borninkhof
Borninkhof, Lisa
English & ELD Teacher
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4517
Cassandra French
French, Cassandra
ESS Mathematics Teacher
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4548
Katie Mummert
Mummert, Katie
English & ELD Teacher
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4526
Brian Russell
Russell, Brian
ESS English Teacher
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4542
Robert Shreves
Shreves, Robert
ESS Mathematics Teacher
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4547
Carmelita Villarosa
Villarosa, Carmelita
ESS Teacher
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4559

Schoolwork Assistance


Even though VGHS has gone back to online learning, the Exceptional Student Services (ESS) Department is available every school day to ESS students who need assistance with schoolwork. We are accessible through TEAMS and email. Please feel free to contact us at (520) 876-9400 ext. 4550. The ESS Site Coordinator, Molly Ryan, can be reached at extension 4149.


(520) 876-9400 ext. 4550
English - Jean Burton - jburton@cguhsd.org
History - Rhonda Ruiz - rruiz@cguhsd.org
Mathematics - Deborah Kakar - dkakar@cguhsd.org
Science - LaResa Parra - lparra@cguhsd.org
English/Mathematics/Science
Janessa Galvan - jgalvan@cguhsd.org

Department Chair

ESS Paraprofessionals

Jean Burton
Burton, Jean
ESS Paraprofessional
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4550
-English
Janessa Galvan
Galvan, Janessa
ESS Paraprofessional
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4550
-English/Mathematics/Science
Deborah Kakar
Kakar, Deborah
ESS Paraprofessional
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4550
-Math
LaResa Parra
Parra, LaResa
ESS Paraprofessional
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4550
-Science
Rhonda Ruiz
Ruiz, Rhonda
ESS Paraprofessional
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4550
-History

Student Services

Molly Ryan
Ryan, Molly
ESS Site Coordinator
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4149
Angela Benavidez
Benavidez, Angela
ESS Secretary
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4110
Our Non-Discrimination Commitment

Casa Grande Union High School District #82 prohibits discrimination in employment and educational programs based on race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, military status, genetic test information, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.

Questions, complaints, or requests for additional information regarding these laws may be forwarded to the designated compliance coordinator(s), Mary Ann Amerson, Human Resources Director at 520 316-3360 ext. 1104 or mamerson@cguhsd.org

El Distrito Casa Grande Union High #82 prohibe la discriminación de empleo y programas educacionales basados en raza, color, religion, sexo, edad, descapacidad, origen nacional, estado militar, información de prueba genetica, orientación sexual o identidad de género, o expresion y provee acceso a los Boy Scouts y otros grupos juveniles designados.

Preguntas, quejas, o solicitudes para información adicional de acuerdo a estas leyes deben ser dirigidas a la coordinadora designada, Mary Ann Amerson, Directora de Recursos Humanos al 520 316-3360 ext. 1104, o mamerson@cguhsd.org

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