June 23, 2016: Hello Counselors!!  August 1st is EVIT's 1st day of school.  We look forward to working with you and I will be in touch once school begins to set up a tour, presentation and more to help your amazing students learn about EVIT!  Enjoy your summer break!

Jan. 9, 2015: 
Hello counselors! EVIT Expo is fast approaching on Saturday, January 24th from 9:00-1:00 at the Main Campus. This is our annual Open House where students and parents can explore all EVIT has to offer, meet the teachers, and also participate in several free or low cost activities. Here is the link to read more!

Also on Saturday February 7th from 8:00-11:00 we are having our EVIT "Boot Camp" at both our Main and East Campus locations. This is a terrific opportunity for your students to experience what an EVIT class will be like and try some hands-on activities in the career field they are interested in. Here is the link for more information and also to have them sign up.
Jan. 8, 2015:  If you have students that are applying to the EVIT Cosmetology program, applications are due by Feb. 23. Students should turn them in at either of our campus locations in person.

Do you need more Cosmetology applications? We will be more than glad to drop them off to you or you can print them here.

For all other EVIT programs, use this link for the application.

Thank you for all you do and we look forward to registering your students for the upcoming 15/16 school year and helping them reach their career goals!

Dec. 18, 2014:  EVIT Expo is coming up next month on Jan. 24. This is a great opportunity for your students to see the EVIT Main Campus and learn more about all the different programs and training opportunities that EVIT can provide for them. We hope you'll encourage your students to attend. And counselors, you are also welcome to join us for Expo. This year, we will have trolleys giving tours of the campus all day. So if you've never gotten the chance to see all of the EVIT Main Campus, please join us. We would love to have you here!

Sept. 25, 2014: Thank you, counselors, for coming out to EVIT for meetings with us on Sept. 19 and Sept 24. Both meetings resulted in a good, positive exchange of information. If you have any questions that weren't answered, please contact Terri Pearson at the East Campus at 308-4642 or Melissa Valenzuela at the Main Campus at 461-4153. Don't forget to contact Terri or Missy to set up meetings for registration or campus tours.

Sept. 9, 2014: For a quick reference to the programs we're offering, along with each program's recommended minimum GPA, credits, length and prerequisites, check out our Official EVIT Course Titles and Codes guide.

Sept. 5, 2014:  Counselors, sign up your students today for EVIT Boot Camp! This FREE event gives freshmen, sophomores and juniors the opportunity to "test-drive" EVIT by taking an actual class and experiencing what a day in that class is like. EVIT Boot Camp is 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 25 at the Main Campus, 1601 W. Main St., Mesa.

The following programs will offer classes during Boot Camp: 3D Animation; Automotive Technologies; Collision Repair; Construction; Cosmetology; Culinary Arts; Early Childhood Education; Fashion, Interiors & Textiles; Fire Science; Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning; Information, Technology & Engineering Careers (iTEC); Law Enforcement; Multimedia Technologies; Precision Machining Technology; Radio/Audio Production; EVIT School of Health Sciences (includes Dental Careers, Emergency Medical Technician, Human Anatomy & Physiology for Medical Careers, Massage Therapy, Medical Assistant, Nursing Assistant, Pharmacy Technician, and Physical Therapy Technician); Video Production; and Welding.

Students should register ASAP because space is limited. For more information about EVIT Boot Camp, contact Dr. Melissa Valenzuela at (480) 461-4153 or mvalenzuela@evit.com.

Sept. 3, 2014:  Dobson High School, one of your students -- Galilea Hermosillo -- was selected as EVIT's Mesa Rotary Student of the Month! Galilea is in our Nursing Assistant program. She also is editor of the Dobson High newspaper, takes AP classes, and was accepted into a medical program in Spain. Gali plans to become an oncologist.

Sept. 2, 2014:  Counselors, Career Center Specialists and Special Education/Case Managers from our sending districts are invited to the EVIT Main Campus for an informational luncheon. You'll earn 4 hours of professional development, have a great meal provided by EVIT, learn about new programs, and fulfill your district's requirement to attend an annual meeting at EVIT. This meeting is required through EVIT's intergovernmental agreement (IGA) with each district. The meeting for Gilbert, Queen Creek, Chandler, Higley, JO Combs and Apache Junction districts is 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 19. The meeting for Scottsdale, Tempe, Mesa and Fountain Hills districts is 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept 24. Please RSVP to Dr. Melissa Valenzuela at mvalenzuela@evit.com or (480) 461-4153.

 

Aug. 25, 2014:  We have received some questions about whether EVIT is accredited for academic core classes. Indeed, we are. Please see this letter from Connie Harris of AdvancED Arizona for more information. If you have questions about EVIT’s accreditation status, please contact Assistant Superintendent David Schapira at dschapira@evit.com or 480-461-4019.

Aug. 25, 2014:  In September, EVIT will host meetings for East Valley counselors to go over changes to our programs this year. We will be sending you more info about this soon. In the meantime, if you have questions, feel free to contact Dr. Melissa Valenzuela at mvalenzuela@evit.com or 480-461-4153.

Aug. 25, 2014:  Do you need EVIT materials for your students? We will have new batches of program cards available soon. In the meantime, if you would like some EVIT Visitor Guides, please contact our public information officer, CeCe Todd, at ctodd@evit.com or 480-461-4032.

It is the policy of the East Valley Institute of Technology District #401 to provide all persons with equal employment and education opportunities regardless of race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, age or disability. District grievance procedures will be followed for compliance with Title IX and Section 504 requirements. The compliance officer is the EVIT Superintendent.

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