About Us

College and Career Specialists are located at all five of the high schools in PVSchools. Our specialist is located in the guidance office and works closely with our guidance counseling team. They assist all students with deciding on their college or career path choice that is right for them. The specialist is here to serve students and parents that have any concerns about and applying for Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), scholarships, colleges, and more. For students and parents seeking more in-depth and detailed information on college or career options are welcome to schedule an individual appointment with our specialist.

Visit the College & Career Website


Naviance is a web-based resource that is utilized by the students and available to parents. Shadow students are able to access Naviance Student through the Authentication Portal. This system offers many college and career planning tools such as:

  • Interest Surveys
  • Career Exploration
  • Free Test Preparation (SAT & ACT)
  • College Searches
  • Scholarship Searches
  • Ordering Transcript
  • College Visit Schedules
  • Many More Helpful Tools

Visit the Naviance Website

Maricopa Community College

Shadow is in contact with the admission representative for 8 of the 10 Maricopa Community Colleges' (MCCCD). The MCCCD Programs have been nationally recognized in assisting more than 200,000 students to achieve their academic goals. These accredited colleges offer a diverse range of programs at their convenient locations throughout the Valley.  The main goal of all MCCCD colleges is student success. There is wide variety of programs that include:

  • Two-Year Associate Degree
  • Occupational Certificates
  • Online Classes
  • Dual Enrollment Programs

There is a $15 registration fee when signing up for courses. Tuition for Maricopa County residents is $86 per credit hour for the 2019-20 academic year.

Career Information

For students that have acquired a certain set of skills in that fall in the trade fields will still need the education and experience. Students have the option to go to trades schools that provide tools for students gain mastery level of their trades area.

Explore Career Trade Resources



College & Career Hours

7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

College & Career Specialist

Shawn Webster

Shawn Webster