State Government Affairs

Advocating for Virginia’s School Children

Where do I begin?

Start by knowing your legislator. Visit the State of Virginia website to find your local representatives.

Then, get to know the state laws in Virginia. Visit the State of Virginia website to review state laws regarding school nursing.


Annual School Nurses Day at the General Assembly

School Nurses from Virginia meet in Richmond each year to discuss School Health Priorities with legislators.

Resources to Promote a School Nurse in Every School

2018 VASN Virginia General Assembly Update

VASN Public Policy Agenda

School + School Nurses = Safe Healthy Students

Registered Nurses in Virginia Schools

VASN Legislative Priorities




VASN Public Comments

Standards of Quality (2016)

Position Statement for Standards of Quality

Life Threatening Food Allergies

LGBT Individuals