In June 2015, the NASN Board of Directors approved a petition to recognize the School Nurse Administrators as a Special Interest Group (SIG).
NASN members with an interest in or responsibility for administration of school health services programs and/or supervision of school nurse practice and performance meet eligibility for the group.
Co- Chairpersons: Nancy Manzo-Mattucci & Rhoda Shepherd
Co-Secretaries: Kimberly Kasitz & Sue Mitchell
Community Discussion List Monitor: Robin Wallin
Issues of Importance
Transition to electronic health records.
Comprehensive evaluation tool development.
Preconference content at the NASN Annual Conference geared to school nurse administrators.
Recognition for the SIG.
Ways to promote role and importance of school nurses and health services (how they impact students; what data makes a difference)
Staffing (workload and types of models or ratios to use)
Tools to use to orient nurses and administrators
Best practice in professional development and monitoring competency
Online Community and Discussion List on SchoolNurseNet
The School Nurse Administrators Community on SchoolNurseNet enables members to network with their colleagues throughout the year.