• Student and Family Services Division

    The Student and Family Services Division believes in authentic engagement with the school community through a variety of partnerships. Supporting the academic, social, emotional, and behavioral needs of PXU students is best achieved through ongoing work with families, staff, and the PXU community at large.

    Alyssa Tarkington - Executive Director - (602)764-1344

    Academic Success

    APR (Assistant Principals of Registration) Support • Registrar Support • Counseling Support • Master Schedule Synergy • Registration • Enrollment • Foreign Exchange
    Freshman Year Experience • Partner School Articulation • Post-Secondary Articulation

    Nikki Alward - Academic Success Director - (602) 764-1236

    • Maria Carter - Administrative Specialist to Academic Success Director - (602) 764-1236
    • Shawn Anderson - Student Recruiting Specialist - (602) 764-1233
    • Sarah Balboa - Student Recruitment Specialist (602) 764-1505
    • Latonya Blakley - Articulation Specialist - (602) 764-1307
    • Dolores Ramirez - Post-Secondary Articulation Specialist - (602) 764-1236
    • Mary Wrobel - Counseling Facilitator (602) 764-1312

    Family and Community Engagement

    American Dream Academy • Campus Resource Center Coordination • Civic Engagement (Resolution Implementation & Coordination) • Community Partnerships • Community Liaison Support • Foster Care • SIT • McKinney-Vento (Services & Transportation) • Volunteer Clearance & Onboarding • Hispanic Mother Daughter • Immigration Services • Participatory Budgeting • High School Health & Wellness Grant (coordination) • PXU Falcon Family & Community Resource Center (contact or coordination)

    Cyndi Tercero - Family and Community Engagement Manager - (602)764-1304

    Student Services

    Attendance Interventions • DLA • Dropout Prevention • Migrant Support Services • Re-Engagement • Refugee Support Services • Student Liaison Support

    Jeanine Aguilar - Student Services Manager - (602) 764-1351

    Small Schools, School Safety & Security Support

    Emergency Operations Planning and Response • Event Safety • Security Staff Support • Small Schools Student Discipline Matters • Small Schools Support • Threat Assessment

    Irene Diaz - Small Schools Support and Safety Director - (602) 764-1433

    Scott Russell - Safety & Security Manager (602) 764-1353 

    Student Connectedness

    AIA Compliance & Executive Board • AIAAA Executive Board • APO (Assistant Principals of Opportunities) Support • Athletics • Athletic & Activities Travel, Uniforms & Equipment • Athletic Event Planning & Safety Athletic Facilities Bond & Override • Athletic Trainer Support • AVID District Director • Character Matters • Clubs & Extracurricular • Coaching & Student Clearance Procedures • Equipment Manager Support • NCAA Eligibility • PXU Student-Athlete & Coach Recognition • Partner District Sports & Activities Outreach • Sports Hall of Fame

    Dr. Zack Munoz - Student Connectedness Director - (602) 764-1334

    • Sarah McCurtis - Administrative Specialist to Student Connectedness Director - (602) 764-1334

    Student Success

    APSS (Assistant Principals of Student Success) Support • Comprehensive School Discipline Support • Student Code of Conduct • Discipline-related Intervention Support • Threat Management Team Support

    Dr. Ernest Dixon - Student Success and Safety Director - (602) 764-1341

    • Veronica Rubio - Administrative Specialist to Student Success and Safety Director - (602)764-1341

    Support Services

    ISS (In-School Suspension) • Regional Intervention Program • Restorative Justice • Social Worker Support • SPIS Support

    Elma Dzanic -  Support Services Manager - (602) 764-1319