• The Counseling Department staffs seven Counselors, a Career Technician, a part-time Social Worker, and the Counseling Office Assistant.
    Services Include:

    • Academic Advising
    • Career Counseling
    • Group Counseling
    • Personal Social Counseling

     Counseling Duties
    Amie Hickel
    Amie Hickel, M.Ed.
    Department Chair
    (480) 706-7900 Ext. 70137
    Class of 2021 Gifted Counselor
    Grades 9-12 U-Z
    NCAA Athletics Liaison
    Testing Coordinator 
    Mickey Krebs
    Mickey Krebs, M.Ed.
    Grades 10-12 K-O

    (480) 706-7900 Ext. 70135
    Thunder Day
    Thunder Force Links Liaison 
    RTI Liaison 

    Kate Dowd

    Kate Dowd, M.Ed.
    Grades 10-12 A-De
    (480) 706-7900 Ext. 70134
    AP Coordinator
    Rio Registration Team
    Testing Coordinator
    Thunder Day
    Thunder Force Links Liaison
    Helen Hale
    Helen Hale, MSW
    Grades 10-12 P-T
    (480) 706-7900 Ext. 70138
    McKinney-Vento Liaison
    Crisis Counselor
    Dual Enrollment Coordinator
    EVIT Liaison
    Kari Fischer
    Kari Fischer, M.Ed.
    Classes of 2018, 2019, 2020 Gifted Counselor
    (480) 706-7900 Ext. 70136
    College Visitation Coordinator
    Continuous Improvement Team
    Department Technology Liaison/Data
    Pre-College Program Coordinator
    Rio Registration Team
    Scholarship/Financial Aid
    Shawna Thue
    Shawna Thue, M.Ed.
    Freshman/Transition Counselor
    (480) 706-7900 Ext. 70133
    Military Liaison
    RTI Liaison
    Site Based Council Co-Chair
    Karen Hinds  
    Karen Hinds, M.Ed.
    Grades 10-12 Di-J
    (480) 706-7900 Ext. 70132
    Native American Liaison
    SSD/504 Liaison 
    Special Olympics Coach
    Thunder Buddies Sponsor
    Michele Thompson
    Counseling Department Assistant

    (480) 706-7900 Ext. 70131
    College Visitation Scheduling
    Child Find Program Coordinator
    Records Request Coordinator
    Counseling TA Coordinator
    Counseling Communication Coordinator


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