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La Joya Community High School
Tolleson Union High School District

Guidance and Counseling

Our counseling team provides a comprehensive counseling and guidance program to assist students in acquiring and using lifelong learning and coping skills. Our goal is to implement a proactive and preventative program that supports student achievement in the areas of academic, career, and personal and social development. We are here to guide students toward a successful future, help them reach their goals, and be a resource for students and parents.

Career Center

The career center provides information about higher education and technical schools, military opportunities, and scholarships. For further information about any of these topics, please contact Becky Carrasco.

Contact Us

  • Phone: (623) 478.4418
  • Fax: (623) 478.4597

Guidance & Counseling Staff

Nicole Baumgart
Assistant Principal; Curriculum
Ext. 4417
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Becky Carrasco
Admin. Assistant; Curriculum
Ext. 4590
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Brenda Castaneda
Registrar
Ext. 4420
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Liza Lawson
Teacher Mentor
Ext. 4412
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Jamie Madrid
Registration Clerk
Ext. 4428
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Elisa Medrano
Counselor
Ext. 4421
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Laura Olivares
Attendance
Ext. 4402
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Paula Oxford
Counselor
Ext. 4528
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Peter Perez
Counselor
Ext. 4405
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Gabriella Rodriguez
Guidance Clerk
Ext. 4418
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Vanessa Romo
Social Worker
Ext. 4425
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Brooke Salcedo
Counselor
Ext. 4414
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Tina Valenzuela
Counselor/Dept. Chair
Ext. 4422
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Shawn Vandernaalt
Counselor
Ext. 4426
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