GUIDANCE AND STUDENT SUPPORT

OUR MISSION

The mission of the Pendergast School District Guidance and Support Services Department is to provide direction and leadership for developing, implementing and monitoring programs that have a positive impact on school culture and climate and on student safety and social and emotional growth.

POINTS OF PRIDE

  1. School counselors at every school site follow the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) model.
  2. Boys Town/Well-Managed Schools education model for teaching life skills are utilized at all school sites.
  3. Positive Behavior Intervention Supports used as proactive approaches to establishing the behavioral supports and social culture needed for all students to achieve social, emotional and academic success.
  4. Community partnerships developed and nurtured to support students and families through collaborative efforts.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Support school administrators to ensure a positive and safe school climate at each school in Pendergast School District.

Dr. Margaret Santa Cruz, Director of Guidance & Student Support
Phone: (623) 772-2292
Email: msantacruz@pesd92.org

Katie Kallstrom, Behavior Management Coordinator
Phone: (623) 772-2306
Email: kkallstrom@pesd92.org

Debbi Beaver, Student Behavior Specialist
Phone: (623) 772-2306
Email: dbeaver@pesd92.org

Johnny Martinez, Student Behavior Interventionist
Email: jmartinez@pesd92.org

Rosa Rangel, Student Behavior Interventionist
Email: rrangel@pesd92.org

Ramiro Alvarez, Administrative Assistant
Phone: (623) 772-2329
Email: ralvarez@pesd92.org