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.


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
  • Career Exploration
  • GED Test Prep and Tutoring


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


Amy Trethaway
Executive Director

Lisa Cartwright-Harris
Education Coordinator

Valerie Bond
Administrative Support Assistant


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)


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!