VASN President-elect Gina Bellamy Advocates for School Nurses

VASN President-elect Gina Bellamy attended the Virginia Board of Education (VBoE) Public Hearings on the Standards of Quality (SOQ) Draft Proposal May 21st in Prince William County  and participated in the Focus Group.  Gina verbalized VASN’s position on Specialized Student Support Personnel (§ 22.1-253.13:2 Standard 2. Instructional, administrative, and support personnel).  While VASN supports creating Read More

VASN Call for Nominations

  Deadline to submit nominations is June 13, 2019. VASN has the following leadership positions open for nominations: President-elect and Secretary. If you would like to nominate someone for one of the following positions, please read the description of the duties below, and complete the nomination form. The nomination form can be found HERE   Read More

National School Nurse Day 2019

Virginia School Nurses- Happy School Nurse Day! The Virginia Department of Education along with colleagues at the Department of Health thank all of you- School Nurses, School Nurse Coordinators and school health staff for your efforts in caring for students across the Commonwealth.  A shout out to those of you that have stepped up (and Read More

2019 Summer Institute for School Nursing

Summer Institute for School Nursing at Longwood University in Farmville, VA July 8th: Pre-conference July 9-11: Main Conference $75 for pre-conference sessions $175 for July 9-11 Registration fee includes; Meals as indicated, lodging on campus, CEU’s, resource bag Click HERE to register.  Deadline to register is June 19, 2019 at midnight. —

Virginia School Nurse of the Year

Congratulations to Jasmine Wood, from Alexandria, Virginia on being selected as the 2018 Virginia School Nurse of the Year! Jasmine is the School Nurse at Lyles-Crouch Traditional Academy in Alexandria City Public Schools. She has over 18 years of experience as a registered nurse, with the last 7 years in school health. As a school Read More