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

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Mes de La Cultura Art Contest

Student Artwork

Want to win a gift-card for your art?

Four winners will be selected from each grade-level division. One talented stuent from K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12 will win for their original artwork that embraces Mexican American/Latinx heritage during our Mes de la Cultura. Open to all students in Southern Arizona!

Entry Form (in PDF)
Contest Deadline: 5 p.m., Sept. 20, 2019
Contest Details >>

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

Photo of Staff

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)

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


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