Ms. Kait Druhot is a Colorado native who enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and two dogs. She has a bachelor's degree in psychology and human development and family studies from Colorado State University, as well as, a master's degree in school counseling from Adams State University. She comes from a solution focused orientation when working with students, which focuses on present and future behaviors with the underlying belief that every student has strengths, resources and positive traits to rely on when implementing positive changes. This is her first year at Flagstaff and she is thrilled to join the dragon team!
Mrs. Aubrie Tarantino received her undergraduate degree in Business Marketing at Metropolitan State University. But after coaching youth soccer, she found a passion for working with adolescents and decided to pursue a Master's in School Counseling at Adams State University. She is very excited to join the Flagstaff Academy team. She is married and enjoys time playing with her children, ages four and one, as well as reading, crafting, and running.Middle School Counseling Page
A note on our roles as counselors at Flagstaff Academy:
School counselors do not provide therapy or long-term counseling in schools to address psychological disorders. However, school counselors are prepared to recognize and respond to student mental health crises and needs. School counselors address those barriers to student success by offering education, prevention and crisis and short-term intervention to include group counseling until the student is connected with available community resources. When students require long-term counseling or therapy, school counselors make referrals to appropriate community resources (ASCA, 2012). What school counselors do with their time: