Program Staff

Program Staff

Ariel Haubrich, M.Ed. Psych

Ariel is the Program Manager and coordinates and supervises the work of WOW. Ariel loves to be a part of exciting and imaginative initiatives, and that makes this the place to be! She has a Masters Degree in Educational Psychology and comes from a background in counselling, education and program development. Ariel plans and participates in many of the programs, provides training and information to schools and the community, supports and educates staff and students, and helps any visions you may have for health and wellness programming in your schools and community come to life! Ariel has many favorite quotes and "words to live by," but one she always returns to is, "If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together." ~African Proverb.

Ariel's office is based out of Wainwright High School, but she can be seen in the hallways and events of all the schools and at various government and community meetings and networking events. She has both administrative and clinical roles along with programming which keeps her busy and most easily reached via phone or email!

Contact info:

780-806-6969

ariel.haubrich@btps.ca

Sydney Swan, B.A. Psych

Sydney is a Wellness Facilitator and works based out of Wainwright High School, Irma Public School and E.H. Walter School in Paradise Valley.

Sydney is originally from Vancouver but has been living in Wainwright since 2018. She holds a BA in Psychology and continually works to further her education and develop her knowledge of mental health. This in combination with her compassion, energy and positive attitude make her a great match for the students at Buffalo Trail Schools. One quote she likes to live by is from Walt Whitman, an American poet, who once said “Keep your face always toward the sunshine and the shadows will fall behind you”. She is excited to be apart of the Wainwright on Wellness team and looks forward to meeting tons of new people.

As a Wellness Facilitator, Sydney's role is to provide programming, education, support and awareness to students and families in all areas of wellness; she works with the school and community to create programs and activities and provide support and services to students and families and they reach their wellness potential and find success with their mental health.

Contact info:

780-842-8969

sydney.swan@btps.ca

Kaleigh Dort, CYC

Kaleigh is a Wellness Facilitator based out of Wainwright Elementary School.

She is very excited to join the WOW team! Kaleigh has lived in Wainwright her whole life and even attended Buffalo Trail Public Schools. She has an educational background in Child and Youth Care and Community Mental Health and has many years of experience working with adults and families in the community. Kaleigh is passionate about learning and enjoys enrolling in opportunities for professional development. She is patient, calm, and has a great sense of humor which makes her a great fit for working with students of Wainwright Elementary. Kaleigh’s current favorite quote is one from Arthur Ashe, “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.”

As a Wellness Facilitator, Kaleigh's role is to provide programming, education, support and awareness to students and families in all areas of wellness; she works with the school and community to create programs and activities and provide support and services to students and families and they reach their wellness potential and find success with their mental health.

Contact info:

587-281-2751

Kaleigh.dort@btps.ca

Courtney Herzog, B.A., Psych

Courtney is one of our Wellness Facilitators (currently on maternity leave). Courtney's educational background is in human development and counselling, and this along with her energy and personality make her the perfect fit for programming, supporting and connecting with kids! Courtney loves sports, and being involved in the community. She comes from a small community and recognizes the importance of building strong relationships and connections. She's excited to join the team and has a smile and a helping hand wherever and whenever needed! Courtney's favorite quote is "Success is not final; failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts." ~Winston Churchill

As a Wellness Facilitator, Courtney's role is to provide programming, education, support and awareness to students and families in all areas of wellness; she works with the school and community to create programs and activities and provide support and services to students and families and they reach their wellness potential and find success with their mental health.

Contact info:

courtney.herzog@btps.ca

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