Community Announcements

  • Posted on behalf of a doctoral candidate

    From: Ashwini Hoskote
    Phone: 503-475-2869

    Dear SNANC, I am a PhD student at the University of Texas at Austin (School of Nursing) with a focus on adolescent mental health and school nurses. I am conducting a nationwide online survey of school nurses, for my dissertation study, to provide a better understanding of the current mental health interventions that school nurses provide to their adolescent students (grades 6 through 12), as well as factors that may support or hinder them. Learning about school nurse current practices will help identify opportunities to provide additional support, allow for advocacy to create positive changes in mental health interventions, and can have future policy implications. Can you please share this survey with your school nurses? It should take 20-25 minutes and it will make a positive difference. It will be valuable to learn about the experiences of North Carolina's school nurses. Thank you so much! Each school nurse who completes the survey will also have an opportunity to enter into a drawing to win a $50 gift card (55 available). The data obtained from this survey will be confidential, and no identifying information will be obtained. Your time and input are highly valued, and I greatly appreciate all your help and support. Adolescent mental health is a big issue, and continues to grow, especially during the pandemic. You play a large role, and it is vital to improving mental health outcomes. Survey Link: I would love to share the results of my study with you, if you are interested. Please email me with a request (, and I will send you the results after its completion so you can see how your participation made a difference! If you have any questions, please let me know. Thank you for your time. Ashwini Hoskote MPH, RN, PhD Candidate Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Future of Nursing Scholar The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing
  • Please Add Your Support for Healthy Students- A Nurse in Every School Every Day

    Please read through this petition and consider signing in support of a NURSE IN EVERY SCHOOL. (Remember to use your personal email address)

    The School Nurse Association of NC is petitioning for your support for SB331/HB 347 Healthy Students-Nurses in Every School.  These bills support the immediate need to place a registered nurse all day, every day into each public school building. 

    School nurses are the only licensed health care provider in a school and manages all school health services and programs. School nurses are the leaders in the school building to bridge health care and education in order to collaborate and create healthy communities across the state.

    To align with the National Association of School Nurse recommendations of a minimum of one registered school nurse per school site every day, it will take the support of our state government.

  • Press Conference for A Bill Promoting a Nurse in Every School

    Please check out this exciting story about Bill 331.  Thank you Gin Cornick for representing School Health so well at the Press release last week and follow up with your representative.
  • School nurses are unsung heroes

    This article highlights all the great work each and every one of you is doing
  • December Meeting SNANC

    Please join us for the yearly meeting, we will be swearing in new members and recognizing this years awardees of the Maralyn Assay scholarship and Admin and school nurse of the year!
    Zoom login is at the end
    Outlined Agenda:

    Business meeting: Minutes (2019 yearly meeting- for approval)   

                                   Budget (attached)

           Bylaws(Please read! Vote will be taken for highlighted amendments)

    Summarize strategic plan

                  Awards: announce:

                SNOY and SNAOY

                Marylin Asay scholarship awards

                Grant awards

                Swear in new members, Board Secretary and Regional Board members


    BYO appetizers and drinks! 

    Dec 3rd: Awards and Business Meeting 4 p.m. – 6  p.m.

    Invite: Join Zoom Meeting

    Meeting ID: 925 7715 5608

    Passcode: 654734



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  • November SNANC Grand Rounds

    This month we will be discussing Remote Case Management.  Please register and plan to join us!

    Nov 19th: SNANC Grand Rounds- Remote Case Management

    Invite Link: Registration Required

    You are invited to a Zoom meeting. 

    When: Nov 19, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) 

    Register in advance for this meeting: 

    After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

  • SNANC School Nurse Grand Rounds

    We will utilize Zoom to allow school nurses to network virtually every other month with SNANC Grand Rounds to discuss success, frustrations and to support one another. Hurdling the obstacles of Covid, together we can do anything!
    Attached is a document with the registration link. It is FREE so please share with your fellow school nurses.
    The topic will be COVID. In attendance will be a health department CD expert. We all have many questions that come up on this ever evolving matter so please utilize this resource.

    September 24, 2020 @ 7pm
    Register using the link