Meet Our Desert Shadows Academic Advisors

At Desert Shadows, we have three counselors (Ms. Kelly Chin, Mrs. Erin Kirsits, and Mrs. Leslie Machbitz) who also serve as academic advisors. 

These counselors are available to assist students with academic, social, or personal concerns, including:

  • Identifying students who are at risk through the STAT process
  • 504 Accommodation plans
  • Registration (6th, 7th, 8th and high school)
  • Peer Tutoring
  • AZ Merit Testing
  • Counseling referral sources
  • Parent and student teacher meetings
  • Tutoring referral sources
  • Student conflict resolution

Find out more about our school counselors.