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Maricopa High School Counselors


Please meet our counselors who are present every day and available to help students and parents prepare for life after high school.


Delbert Lathan (Students A-C and K-L)

520-568-8100 ext 4094


Cara Osmer (Students D-N)

520-568-8100 ext 4096


Rebecca Collins (Students O-Z)

520-568-8100 ext 4095


Teresa Valisto (Ak-Chin Counselor)

520-568-8100 ext 4097


Bernadette Russoniello (Career & College Advisor)

520-568-8100 ext 4218



Guidance & Counseling Goals

  1. Educational—All students will demonstrate educational competencies to successfully function in and contribute to society.
  2. Personal/Social—All students will demonstrate competencies in effective interpersonal communication and in recognizing the contributions of self and others. 
  3. Career/Life Planning—All students will develop a personal vision of their career path and a plan for achieving their goals.


Education and Career Action Plan (ECAP)

Effective for the graduation class of 2013, schools shall complete for every student in grade 9-12 an Arizona Education and Career Action Plan. (Source - R7-2-302.05)

An ECAP (Education and Career Action Plan) is captured in electronic format and reflects a student's current plan of coursework, career aspirations, and extended learning opportunities in order to develop the student's individual academic and career goals.

Maricopa High School has adopted the Arizona Career Information System (AZCIS) as the vehicle for capturing this ECAP.

That site is located at