Kailua High Peer Education Program

Mindfulness, Mentoring and Mediation

The Kailua High Peer Education Program works to support students through Social Emotional Learning (SEL) opportunities facilitated through guidance lessons as well as group and individual counseling. Students at Kailua High School take part in SEL Groups offered virtually for up to 2 additional elective credits a year; Positive Coping Strategies Group and Peer Education. Positive Coping Strategies provides students with an opportunity to cope with feelings of stress and anxiety through mindfulness strategies. KHS students mentor other KHS students through the Peer Education Program (PEP) by facilitating SEL guidance lessons and Peer Mediation. 

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"Difficulties are meant to rouse not to discourage.  The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict."

-William Ellery Channing


Shelly Andrews

Kailua High School High Risk Counselor administering 504 Plans and providing Counseling Services for students with disabilities. Shelly also facilitates the Peer Education Program and Positive Coping Skills Groups at Kailua High School.  She has a Master's Degree in Counseling and Guidance and a Graduate Certificate in Conflict Management from the University of Hawaii, at Manoa.  She is a National Board Certified Teacher (NBCT) in Counseling and Guidance.


Student PSA's

Student  PSA's are shown at Kailua High School's Movie and a Message Night (M&M Night) as well as for guidance activities and Peer Education Program promotion.


May 2018

Be a Friend

March 2019

Big Island Trip

September 2019

Community Service

February 2020

Kauai Trip

March 2020

Be Pono


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KHS PEP Handbook

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About Peer Mediation