MIP, Me In Progress

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Funded by Flagler Cares and developed by Easterseals Northeast Central Florida, #MIP: Me, In Progress is a free, student run, student led wellness program offered exclusively in Flagler County.  With guidance from the #MIP staff, #MIP students help organize a variety of free activities and adventures that motivate fellow students to try new things, but most importantly have fun!

The purpose of the #MIP program is to enhance the well-being of high school students through exploration and connection. Through #MIP, students will have access to mentors and other community leaders to help them discover and enhance their strengths, while pursuing their passions.

Learn more about #MIP and how to enroll students with an #MIP Orientation. Click Here

Meet The Team:

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Deanna (Dee) Wilson, Director #MIP

For the past 13 years, Dee's career has been focused on student development and empowerment through wellness at the collegiate level. Dee has worked at the University of Florida, University of Connecticut, MIT and most recently Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. She is thrilled to work with #MIP students to develop innovative wellness programs that meet their needs and help them realize their full potential.


Aania Simpkins, Student Engagement Coordinator

Aania received her bachelor’s degree from Barry University. With a heart for service and a vision for a brighter future, Aania has worked and volunteered with several different organizations and nonprofits, embodying the spirit of compassion and dedication. As the student engagement coordinator, Aania is excited to facilitate growth and meaningful connections among the students.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does #MIP Cost?
Enrolling in #MIP is free. Once enrolled #MIP students will have access to the #MIP Center and our wellness programs and events. One on one appointments with the #MIP counselor is not included in the enrollment of #MIP. Insurance is accepted for one on one appointments with the #MIP counselor.
What are the hours for #MIP?
Typical hours of operation are Monday - Friday 3:00 - 7:00 PM. Our hours are subject to change to meet the needs of our students.
Who is the target audience for #MIP?
#MIP is for high school aged students willing to participate in our wellness services and professional development opportunities.  Students do not need a diagnosis or a referral to be part of #MIP, just a interest in enhancing their well-being and the well-being of others.
How do students get to #MIP?
#MIP has a van for after school pick ups and will pick up students from Matanzas and Flagler Palm Coast high schools. Parents will need to request afterschool transportation when enrolling their student.
How can I enroll in #MIP?
To enroll, simply click this link and complete the online registration form. Once done, a DocuSign will be sent your way to seamlessly finalize your enrollment.
Can I refer a student to #MIP?
Absolutely! You can fill out our referral form and our #MIP will connect with the student and/or family you referred.
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