Mesa Counts on College is an education partnership between the City of Mesa, Mesa Community College, and Mesa Public Schools.

Our mission is to increase college and career readiness and completion in our community.  Mesa Counts on College provides services that educate the community on the process for which students can both achieve and obtain post-secondary success.  We are guided by the philosophy that anyone can go.

Services

College Support Programming

Thinking about going to college/continuing your education but don’t know where to begin?  At the Mesa Counts on College Access Center, we can help you every step of the way.  Below are some of the services we provide:

  • One-on-One Personalized College Advisement
  • Financial Aid Guidance
  • College Search
  • College Application
  • College Admissions
  • Scholarship Search and Application
  • Testing Prep and Support
    • PSAT/SAT/ACT
  • Career Exploration
  • GED Test Prep and Tutoring

Hours

Monday 8:00am – 5:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am – 5:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am – 5:00pm
Thursday 8:00am – 5:00pm
Friday CLOSED
Saturday CLOSED
Sunday CLOSED

Staff

Amy Trethaway
Amy Trethaway
Executive Director
amy.trethaway@mesaaz.gov

Lisa Cartwright-Harris
Lisa Cartwright-Harris
Education Coordinator
lisa.cartwright-harris@mesaaz.gov
Valerie Bond
Valerie Bond
Administrative Support Assistant
valerie.bond@mesaaz.gov
John Frank
GED Instructor
john.frank@mesaaz.gov
Karen Becketts
GED Instructor
karen.becketts@mesaaz.gov


Mission

Assisting Mesa’s underserved population through community collaborations and connections to successfully influence post-secondary completion. (Awareness)

Providing educational resources to underserved residents in the valley.  (Enrollment and Persistence)

Provide access and support to meet the education goals of Mesa’s community and increase post-secondary completion rates.  (Completion)


History

We were featured as part of the Expect More Arizona‘s The Expect More Excellent Tour!  Read the article and know a little more about how we got started here!