Mexican American Student Services

Mexican American Student Services
Maria Federico Bummer, Director | 3645 E. Pima St., Tucson, AZ 85716 (Catalina HS: AERO Bldg-Upper Level) | (520) 232-8566 | Email Us

Join Us for Parent University, Dec. 7

Workshops to plan a successful path to college and career. 10th Annual Parent University - Changing Lives and Building Community through College and Career Readiness. Register online now. Space is limited. Saturday, December 7, 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., Pima Community College West Campus

Please join us for our 10th Annual

Parent University

"Changing Lives and Building Community
through College and Career Readiness"

Saturday, December 7, 2019 | 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Pima Community College West Campus
2202 W Anklam Rd., 85701
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This is an ALL AGES event!
Register online...

College Access Nights

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College Access Nights

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Want to get money for college? Don’t know where to start? Knowledgeable staff will be on site to offer FREE assistance for families to complete the FAFSA, scholarships, college applications and personal statements.

College Access Nights are held at each Family Resource Center. Check the flier for schedule, locations, and more information!

Our Services

  • What we do and how we do it
    Mexican American Student Services is a service-oriented department serving Tucson Unified School District Latino students from asset-based approach.

    We are...

    • serving Mexican American/Latino students and families district wide.
    • advocating for equitable education.
    • preparing students and parents for college.
    • mentoring and tutoring K-12 students.
    • connecting community organizations and colleges to families

    The Department is housed inside AERO Bldg- Upper Level at Catalina High School; the physical address is 3645 E. Pima St.

  • Department Goals
    • Work to eliminate the opportunity gap for Mexican American/Latino students.
    • Offer K-12 mathematics and reading tutoring services.
    • Establish mentoring and advocacy programs to increase Latino students' attendance, academic performance and graduation rates.
    • Engage with community organizations and college partnerships to offer mentoring, tutoring and community services to TUSD families.
    • Increase Mexican American/Latino students' academic achievement for college preparation.
    • Implement mentoring and tutoring programs to meet students’ academic and social goals.
    • Collaborate with community organizations and colleges to increase educational opportunities.

Our Staff

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From left to right:
Guillermina Torres, Monique Landrum, Elizabeth Gaxiola, Bianca Solis, María Federico Brummer, Marisela Dominguez, Lupita Gamez, Dominque Calza, Priscilla Teran.
(Not pictured: Angelica Muñoz)

Our commitment

We are committed to integration, diversity, and racial equity.


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