Undergraduate advising teams

Academic advisors are here to help you succeed throughout your journey as an undergraduate student. When you are admitted as a student to Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, you are assigned to an advising team based on your degree program. Your advising team is dedicated to helping you navigate your college experience.

Our advising teams are managed by Becca Salay, director of undergraduate student services and Erica Mitchell, executive director of student services.


Advising teams

Team Cholla

Team Cholla MLFTC

Team Cholla programs:

BAE Early Childhood Education
BAE Physical Education
BAE Special Education
BAE Special Education (Visual Impairment)
Minor, Early Childhood
Certificate, Environmental Education

Cristina Hansen

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Lauren Hewell Abril

Lauren Abril

Team Gila MLFTC

Team Gila programs:

BAE Secondary Education
Certificate, Secondary Education - including Herberger, CISA, New College and The College
Certificate, Environmental Education

Chris Carabajal

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Aziel Koski

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Robin Burnam

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Team Ocotillo MLFTC

Team Ocotillo programs:

BAE Elementary Education
BAE Elementary Multilingual Education
Certificate, Environmental Education

Jody Gordon

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Paula Estrada Guzman

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Paul Morrison

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Alyssa Guerra

Alyssa Guerra

Team Thrive MLFTC

Team Thrive programs:

BAE Educational Studies
BAE Educational Studies (Instructional Design)
BAE Educational Studies (Early Childhood)
BAS Applied Science (Early Childhood Studies)
Minor, Educational Studies
Minor, Instructional Design

Chantell Rodgers

Chantell Rodgers

Jason Benoit

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Warren Hunt

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Education Exploratory

The Education Exploratory program provides first-year students with the ability to explore various areas in education prior to selecting a major at Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College.

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Jennifer Centner

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Valerie Shipp

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Medical and compassionate withdrawal request

If you need to request a medical or compassionate withdrawal, please contact Hannah Lee, executive administrative support specialist for Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College.

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MLFTC student success coaching services

Our college’s success coaches have deep content expertise in the field of education. They work exclusively with MLFTC students to provide support in the areas of academic success, career planning, financial literacy and wellness.

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Undergraduate student services

No two students are the same. Our academic advising team and success coaching services are here to support your individual goals and needs.

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Contact us


Tempe campus
Farmer Education Building
Room 118
1050 S Forest Mall
Tempe, AZ 85287

Polytechnic campus
Santan Hall
Room 330
7271 E Sonoran Arroyo Mall
Mesa, AZ 85212

West campus
Faculty Administration Building
2nd floor
13591 N 47th Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85306