Casa Grande High School

College & Career Center


While the College & Career Center will be physically closed, Ms. Alston remains available to support you through the post-secondary school planning process. If you need assistance, please contact Ms. Alston by email:



8:00-3:00 pm

Room H-4

(Next to the Counseling Office)

Ms. Alston

College and Career Center Outreach Specialist

The College and Career Center (CCC) is a resource center for everyone; students, teachers, and parents.

Our mission is to ensure that every student creates a thoughtful plan for their future and to provide support as they develop the next steps to achieve their post-secondary goals. We are here to help educate and empower Casa Grande High School students through high school and beyond.

Ms. Alston is a graduate of Sonoma State University, she has been at Casa Grande /Sonoma Mountain and Carpe Diem High Schools for 5 years. She is a retiree of the Sonoma County Superior Court & State Farm Insurance Companies. She has over 25 plus years of professional experience in the human resource field. Her pride and joy is her daughter who lives on the East Coast, where the two have traveled to many countries; to name a few Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Greece, Dubai, China, Japan and throughout Europe. Her passion is to work with high school kids of all cultural backgrounds to help them reach their maximum potential, and lastly she loves to zumba!


  • Mi Futuro Virtual Workshops; Jan 10, Jan 13, Jan 20, Jan 27; 12:40-1:10PM

(Look under College & Career Exploration and Events & College Visits)
  • Exploration Opportunity: Future Faces of Family Medicine; Application Deadline: Jan 20

(Look under College and Career Exploration)
  • Girls4STEM Webinars; Jan 10 & Jan 24

(Look under Events & College Visits)
  • Puerta 4th Annual: Tu Eres La Diferencia Conference (Via Zoom); Feb 20, 2021 @11AM-3PM;

Register at: (Look under Events & College Visits)
  • Paid Internship Opportunity: Latino Service Providers looking for Youth Promotor Interns; Application Deadline April 2, 2021

(Look under Job Readiness/Volunteer Opportunity)

Scholarship Deadlines

Virtual College Visits

Contact Ms. Alston to sign up

Jumpstart Meetings

Contact your counselor or Ms.Alston for Zoom Links



  • College preparation workshops

  • College Placement Test Information

  • College Recruiters

  • SRJC Jumpstart


  • Work Permits

  • Career Exploration

  • Internship placements

  • Job shadowing opportunities

  • Volunteer Opportunities

  • Mentorships

  • Resume writing workshops

  • Mock Interviews

  • Teen Jobs

  • Military Recruiters


  • Scholarships = FREE MONEY FOR COLLEGE

  • Filling out the FAFSA/CA Dream Act

  • Financial Aid workshops for students and parents (Ca$h for College)