Mrs. Sonia Salazar is the Sophomore Guidance Counselor for 2014-2015.
College & Career Counseling/Planning
7:15 AM to 3:15 PM
Please contact Mrs. Salazar or the Guidance Assistant to schedule an appointment. email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Phone: 480-759-8449 ext: 53171 or 56108
ACE (Achieving a College Education)
- Nationally recognized program that targets students who may not consider going to college and attaining a bachelor's degree (an achievable goal).
- The program is designed to help students make a smooth transition from high school through community college and on to a University and completion of a bachelor's degree.
- ACE students are high school juniors and seniors concurrently taking college courses while still attending regular high school.
- ACE students take classes on the South Mountain Community College campus in order to experience and acclimate to a college environment.
- Classes meet during the regular summer sessions and every Saturday during the fall and spring semesters.
- Upon graduating from high school, an ACE student may have earned up to 24 transferable college credits.
EVIT (East Valley Insititute of Technology)
Is one of the best resources Arizona’s students have to guarantee themselves success. Upheld as a model for career and technical education by the U.S. Department of Education, EVIT provides students with the advanced skills and training needed to thrive in today’s competitive job market.
- What is EVIT?
The East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT) is Arizona's first Joint Technological Education District (JTED). EVIT is a public high school for high school students. EVIT also serves tuition-paying adults wherever space is available. EVIT was originally opened in 1991. The new campus and current campus opened in 1998.
- Who Goes to EVIT?
Students in the 10th, 11th and 12 grades from high school across the valley.
- When are classes at EVIT?
High school students attend their home school half-day and EVIT half-day. Morning and afternoon sessions are available.
- How much does EVIT cost?
Tuition is free for students from all participating schools during the regular school day. Tuition may be charged for evening classes.
- Is there Transportation available?
Free busing is provided by the home school districts for the morning and afternoon sessions. Buses for the morning sessions leave Mountain Pointe at 6:30am for the morning session, students are responsible for getting to Mountain Pointe to get on this 6:30 a.m. bus. Buses
for the afternoon session return to Mountain Pointe at 3:40 students are responsible for getting home from Mountain Pointe. Students must provide their own transportation for all other sessions including summer school.
- How do I register for EVIT? A representative from EVIT will visit Mountain Pointe in the Fall. Students can sign up for the presentation in the Guidance Department
- Is it possible to attend EVIT and get college credit?
Yes, high school students enrolled in certain programs may obtain college credit while in the program here at EVIT. We currently have dual enrollment agreements with the following campuses: Chandler/Gilbert Community College, Gateway Community College, Mesa Community College and Scottsdale Community College.