Community Partnership coordinates the School-based Prevention, Intervention, and Resource Initiative (SPIRIT) in Carthage, in partnership with the Carthage School District. This SPIRIT program is one of five SPIRIT programs across the state funded by the Missouri Department of Mental Health, Division of Behavioral Health.

Now in its 15th year, this program implements best practice substance abuse prevention programs in many of the Carthage School District schools, and has demonstrated remarkable outcomes during that time.

Meet Your SPIRIT Staff

Aimee Brumit-SPIRIT Prevention Coordinator & PeaceBuilder Facilitator

Hello, my name is Aimee Brumit.  I live in Alba, MO with my four children ages 7-14, and my husband Brad.  After teaching for several years in Carl Junction, MO and completing my graduate degree, I stayed home with my children for 10 years.  I returned to education by becoming a PeaceBuilder Facilitator for the Carthage SPIRIT program, teaching Prevention Education in Kindergarten –Fourth grade.  I am in my fourth year of working with Columbian and Pleasant Valley Elementary Schools, and in my first year of coordinating the SPIRIT program district-wide here in Carthage.  I am very excited to help all students learn to feel empathy toward others and to lead lives free of violence and drug abuse, so they can reach their full potential!