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 Chair

Deanna Addison
Addison, Deanna
ESS Teacher
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4549
-Academic Resource

Department Teachers

Deanna Addison
Addison, Deanna
ESS Teacher
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4549
-Academic Resource
Bertha Aguayo
Aguayo, Bertha
ESS Teacher
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4557
-Functional Academics
-Functional Life Skills
-Functional Workplace Skills
Alicia Behrens
Behrens, Alicia
ESS English Teacher
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4550
-Edgenuity Online
Lisa Borninkhof
Borninkhof, Lisa
English & ELD Teacher
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4517
-Edgenuity Online
-English 9
Janet Hamilton
Hamilton, Janet
ESS Mathematics Teacher
Office: 520-876-9400

-Algebra I E
-Geometry E
-Math Applications E
-Math Fundamentals E
Melody Scull
Scull, Melody
ELD English Teacher
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4545
-ELD Reading, Oral Eng Conv, & Vocab
-ELD Reading Basic
-ELD Writing Basic
-ELD Writing and Grammar
Robert Shreves
Shreves, Robert
ESS Mathematics Teacher
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4547
-Academic Resource
-Consumer Math E
-Next Steps
Carmelita Villarosa
Villarosa, Carmelita
ESS Teacher
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4559
-Functional Academics
-Functional Life Skills
-Functional Workplace Skills

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
AOI - Tammy Winterton - [email protected]
English - Jean Burton - [email protected]
History - Rhonda Ruiz - [email protected]
Mathematics - Deborah Kakar - [email protected]
Science - LaResa Parra - [email protected]

Department Staff

Juanita Benitez
Benitez, Juanita
ESS Paraprofessional
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4559
Jean Burton
Burton, Jean
ESS Paraprofessional
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4550
-English
Russell Daniel
Daniel, Russell
ESS SMD Paraprofessional
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4557
Bruce Fulmer
Fulmer, Bruce
ESS Paraprofessional
Office: 520-876-9400
Sonya Hendricks
Hendricks, Sonya
Student Transition Specialist
Office: 520-836-8500 x 3907
Sarah Jamerson
Jamerson, Sarah
ESS Medicaid Specialist
Office: 520-836-8500 x 3546
Deborah Kakar
Kakar, Deborah
ESS Paraprofessional
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4550
-Math
Louis Mallett
Mallett, Louis
ESS Case Management
Office: 520-876-9400
Michele Martin
Martin, Michele
ESS Secretary
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4110
Mary Noriz
Noriz, Mary
ESS SMD Paraprofessional
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4557
LaResa Parra
Parra, LaResa
ESS Paraprofessional
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4550
-Science
Ariana Pelayo
Pelayo, Ariana
ELL Paraprofessional
Office: 520-876-9400
Rhonda Ruiz
Ruiz, Rhonda
ESS Paraprofessional
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4550
-History
Molly Ryan
Ryan, Molly
ESS Site Coordinator
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4149
Darci Torres
Torres, Darci
Speech Language Pathology Assistant
Office: 520-836-8500 x 3502
Tammy Winterton
Winterton, Tammy
ESS Paraprofessional
Office: 520-876-9400
Ann-Marie Wittner
Wittner, Ann-Marie
ESS Paraprofessional
Office: 520-876-9400
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 [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, Mary Ann Amerson, Directora de Recursos Humanos al 520 316-3360 ext. 1104, o [email protected]

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