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School Counseling

The VVHS School Counseling Team meets with students throughout the school year. Our goal is to be a "home" to a community of learners where we inspire student excellence and graduate all students to be College and Career ready.    Through persistence, respect, integrity, drive and excellence, we want our students to reach their full potential academically, athletically and through fine arts.  The VVHS School Counseling Team champions your success!


Counseling Team Photo 2021
 

Counselor Assignments by Student Last Name:


Mrs. Heather Webb   --  Student Last Names:  A – Cha
Heather Webb completed both her Bachelors and Masters Degree in Education & School Counseling at Ottawa University, Phoenix, AZ. Mrs. Webb is a National Board Certified school counselor, with over 20 years of experience in education. Her teaching journey began in the Pendergast Elementary School District as an 8th grade language arts teacher (5yrs); followed by 3 years as a K-8 school counselor. In 2007 she joined the VVHS Guidance team.  She has been a high school and club volleyball coach for 19 years. Her educational philosophy is "Every student can succeed, if provided the opportunity and environment to do it."  Mrs. Webb can be contacted at [email protected]


Mr. Rick Scaife   --  Student Last Names:  Che - Goo
I was a previous 8th grade science teacher, high school math teacher in the Peoria Unified School District, and also a Firefighter for a brief minute in that City as well. Since that time I have been a School Counselor in the district for 13 years. I earned my Master's Degree in School Counseling from N.A.U. and have over 20 years of experience in education. I have also been a Pole Vault Coach for that many years as well, and love working with kids to reach their potential and find success in any way possible. I am a proud husband of an elementary school teacher and father of 3 kids, 2 girls and a 1 boy, and recently became a grandfather! Other than hanging out with my family, I love the outdoors and riding my Mountain Bike as much as possible.  If you need to contact me by email I can be reached at  [email protected]


Mrs. Laura Weaver   --  Student Last Names:  Gop - Lop
Mrs. Weaver is an Arizona native, who also spent many years living in Northern California.  She has been married for more than 30 years, and is the proud mother of 3 grown children. Mrs. Weaver holds dual Masters Degrees from NAU and Ottawa University and has 25 years in education as a teacher, interventionist, support staff, and counselor. She loves working with students and can't imagine doing anything other than seeing each of them reach their potential and fulfilling their goals.  Mrs. Weaver can be contacted at [email protected]


Mr. Steven Trezzo   --  Student Last Names:  Loq - Pef
It is a pleasure to serve the students and families of VVHS. I have enjoyed working with students for over two decades and will cherish every built relationship, as we work together to bring our teens to responsible citizenship through personal and academic success. I have been married for 26 years and have two children. Being a blessed husband and father has been the greatest joy in my life. Mr. Trezzo can be contacted at [email protected]


Mr. Damien Bracey   --  Student Last Names:  Peg - Ste
I was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Previously an 8th grade social studies teacher for 7 years. This is my 14th year as a counselor.  I have a beautiful wife, daughter, and son.   I received my Bachelors at University of Wisconsin- Eau Claire and completed my Masters Degree at Ottawa University.  I love sports ( GO! PACK GO! and Fear the Deer! ) and movies that go BOOM!!!  I am a past president of the Rocky Mountain Association for College Admission Counseling.
Mr. Bracey can be contacted at  [email protected]


Mrs. Lori Luzier   --  Student Last Names:  Stf-Z  
26 years in education...   CTE teacher and a high school counselor, ACTEAZ fellow, mother, wife, daughter and sibling.  Loves being at VALLEY VISTA!  Masters Degree in School Counseling from Ottawa University. Mrs. Luzier can be contacted at [email protected]


Mrs. Paula Stevenson, Administrative Assistant to School Counseling
Originally from Michigan, I have been in Arizona for 15 years and at Valley Vista for 8 of those years.  I have been married for 23 years and am the proud mother to 2 teenagers.  The best part of my job is getting to know the students and watching them grow into amazing young adults.  I have an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education.  Mrs. Stevenson can be reached at [email protected]