Counseling and Social Services Contacts

Brenda Vargas
Brenda Vargas, Director of Counseling and Social Services
(480) 224-3708
In education since 2001, Brenda Vargas holds a bachelor's in Special Education, a master's in Education Administration and Certificate of Advanced Graduate studies in School Counseling. Brenda has been a special education teacher, counselor, dean and athletic director, instructional specialist for secondary education, district AVID director and assistant principal. She oversees the counseling and social service supports for the district.
Natasha Davis
Natasha Davis, District Social Worker
(480) 224-3738

Amber Knight
Amber Knight, District Social Worker
(480) 224-3838

Counseling and Social Services Mission

  • The CUSD Counseling and Social Services department empowers students through a proactive and developmentally appropriate comprehensive counseling program that promotes well-being, academic achievement, and career and college readiness. 

Counseling and Social Services Vision

  • The vision of CUSD Counseling and Social Services Department is to help develop and sustain a caring school environment that promotes respect, reflection, problem solving, social responsibility, and healthy relationships. Our vision is to provide a proactive and responsive support program that ensures all students understand and embrace their own values through a positive mindset of belonging and connection with one another.


Maricopa Crisis Line: 480-784-1500  
Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)  
Teen Lifeline: (602) 248-TEEN (8336)  Call or Text
Safe Domestic Violence Services: (480)-890-3039 or text LOVEIS to 22522  
Chandler Police: (480) 782-4000