Student Services

Student Services

Student Services

We are dedicated to developing and implementing a continum of services to meet the needs of ALL our students. We understand the diverse learning needs of each of our students. Our team strives to support students, parents, and teachers to allow each student to acquire knowledge and develop skills necessary to be successful after high school. Welcome to our district where "ALL means ALL."

504 Services

Section 504 is a civil rights statute intended to eliminate obstacles to full educational participation by students with disabilities. In order to be qualified for assistance under Section 504, the student must be between the ages of three (3) and twenty-one (21) years of age and meet the definition of “disabled.” A student is disabled if he/she (1). has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities (2). has a record of such impairment, or (3). is regarded as having such an impairment.

English Language Learners (ELL)

English Language Learners (ELL) are a diverse population of students who are learning English in school. They come from numerous cultural and economic backgrounds. Although many ELL students have developed basic communication skills in English, they struggle with academic language. This disconnect can make classroom instruction difficult, and it requires modified instruction in the student’s academic courses.

Exceptional Student Services (ESS)

Exceptional Student Services (ESS) provides education to students who, because of an identified disability, require specially designed instruction and related services in order to receive a free, appropriate public education. An Individualized Education Program (IEP) team determines specific services to meet the unique needs of each student which may include counseling, technology devices, occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech and language therapy, transportation, or other supports.

Gifted & Talented Education

Gifted and talented students are children of lawful school age who, due to superior intellect and/or advanced learning ability, are not afforded an opportunity for otherwise attainable progress and development in regular classroom instruction and who need comprehensive gifted education services to achieve levels that commensurate with the child's intellect and ability. Gifted education services are offered to all students who score at or above the 97th percentile on a verbal, quantitative, and/or nonverbal battery, or a composite score at or above the 95th percentile of a test included on the Arizona State-Approved Gifted Test List.

Psychology Services

All children and youth can face problems from time to time related to learning, social relationships, making difficult decisions, and/or managing emotions such as feeling depressed, anxious, worried, or isolated. School Psychologists help students, families, educators, and members of the community understand and resolve both long-term, chronic problems and short-term issues that students may face. They are a highly skilled and ready resource in the effort to ensure that all children and youth thrive in school, at home, and in life.

Speech Language Services

Speech Language Pathologists (SLP) are experts in communication. They work with students who have speech, language, thinking, and swallowing impairments to successfully communicate and succeed in their academic environment. They work with students regarding speech sounds, language, literacy, social communication, voice, and fluency. 

Student Grievance Procedure

J-3600 © JII Student Concerns, Complaints, and Grievances
J-3611 © JII-R Regulation
J-3631 © JII-EA Exhibit
J-3632 © JII-EB Exhibit


Molly Ryan
Ryan, Molly
ESS Site Coordinator
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4149
Michele Martin
Martin, Michele
ESS Secretary
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4110

District Office

Sean Casey
Casey, Sean
Student Services Director
Office: 520-316-3360 x 1111
Lee Brown
Brown, Lee
Student Services Administrative Assistant
Office: 520-316-3360 x 1110

504 Coordinator (VGHS)

Molly Ryan
Ryan, Molly
ESS Site Coordinator
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4149

504 Coordinator (District Office)

Sean Casey
Casey, Sean
Student Services Director
Office: 520-316-3360 x 1111

Title IX Coordinator (VGHS)

Robert Pierce
Pierce, Robert
Athletics & Activities Director
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4107

Title IX Coordinator (District Office)

Lisa Miller
Miller, Lisa
CTE Director
Office: 520-316-3360 x 1122

Medicaid Specialist

Sarah Jamerson
Jamerson, Sarah
ESS Medicaid Specialist
Office: 520-836-8500 x 3546

School Psychologist

Kelly Blunk
Blunk, Kelly
School Psychologist
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4147

Speech Language Pathologist

Darci Torres
Torres, Darci
Speech Language Pathology Assistant
Office: 520-836-8500 x 3502

Student Transition Specialist

Sonya Hendricks
Hendricks, Sonya
Student Transition Specialist
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4151


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), Sean Casey, District Title IX Coordinator, 1362 N. Casa Grande Ave, Casa Grande, AZ 85122, (520) 316-3360 ext. 1111, or [email protected]

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, Sean Casey, District Title IX Coordinator, 1362 N. Casa Grande Ave, Casa Grande, AZ 85122, (520) 316-3360 ext. 1111, o [email protected]

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