Follow us on social media and win an hour-long virtual professional development workshop for yourself, school, district or organization! We will select one follower per social media platform (chances increase for each social media platform you follow) to receive a one-hour professional development workshop on the school health or health education topic of your choice. Deadline is Sunday May 1. Winners will be announced by May 15. Read ▸ about This is NOT an April Fools’ Day Joke!
Our role is to blaze a path to student success as guides for schools and community partners to implement the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) approach. We share a common goal with school, family and community stakeholders to ensure that each student is healthy, safe, engaged, supported, and challenged to achieve their full potential. Over the last 4 years, we have been working with the Kentucky Department of Education on their 1801, Improving Student Health and Academic Read ▸ about Blaze Approach Components at Work!
We share a common goal: ensuring each student is healthy, safe, engaged, supported, and challenged to achieve their full potential. But the path to implementing the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) approach can be challenging–that’s where we come in. Cairn Guidance has developed their facilitated journey to support schools and districts implementing a Coordinated School Health Approach, also called the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child framework. Blaze Approach Read ▸ about Introducing… Blaze Approach!
Cairn Guidance is excited to work on a new project with Shine Light on Depression to raise awareness around childhood and teen depression and suicide. Shine Light on Depression offers no-cost, key-turning resources to support the mental health of youth in both in-school and after-school settings. 2022 Shine Light on Depression Ambassadors As mental health advocates, Cairn Guidance hired and trained ambassadors who are “boots-on-the-ground” to further support the work with the Shine Read ▸ about Shine Light on Depression
Samantha, Britnee, and I spent a lot of time discussing the pro's and con's of getting together in Oregon during an ongoing pandemic. We are all fully vaxxed and boostered, but we knew there was still risk in coming together to meet in person. In the end, we felt like the in-person time to build our team culture (Britnee is fairly new to our team), work on strategic planning, operations and just hang out... was worth the effort! Samantha and I had to fly in from Kentucky and Read ▸ about Cairn Guidance Retreat
We are super excited to share our new Cairn Guidance website with you! As many of you know, a website may easily feel outdated. We designed a site that is easier to navigate and has only the most important information a viewer like you might need to learn more about who we are and what we do! As you navigate the website, here are a few highlights: Overview of what we do, who are clients and links to our other pages are on the Home page. You will also see our most recent blog posts at the Read ▸ about Cairn Guidance NEW Website Launch!
Professionally, Cairn Guidance had a great year in 2021! We worked with 41 clients, retaining fourteen from previous years! We have eleven contracts already in place for 2022 and they are all exciting projects... diverse in size and focus. In 2021, we had another high school student complete their Work Experience with us. Morgan Wallace helped us organize our MailChimp lists and CRM, she updated our Systems Simulations inventory and organized our new office space! We were thankful to have her Read ▸ about Happy New Year from Cairn Guidance!
Hello! My name is Britnee Harvey and I am excited to join the Cairn Guidance team as a Project Director! I am really looking forward to expanding my work with Cairn Guidance, as I have been contracting with Cairn Guidance as a Cadre Trainer for the Dove Self-Esteem Project for the past four years. Additionally, I look forward to meeting with clients to support programming, professional development and advocating for policy change and implementation. Read ▸ about Welcome to our new Project Director!