Mission: The National Association of School Nurses (NASN) advances the specialty practice of school nursing to improve the health and academic success of all students.
Vision: NASN is the indispensable resource to the global health community.
Core Goal: Every child has a school nurse, all day, every day.
Scholarship - NASN believes in continuous, critical exploration and utilization of knowledge.
Excellence - NASN exhibits high quality service, products, standards and practice.
Integrity - NASN values ethical, fair, and honest relationships.
Collegiality - NASN promotes respectful, accountable and responsible community and professional partnerships.
Diversity - NASN embraces a diverse membership and acknowledges that each member is inherently valuable and brings unique perspective and contribution to its mission.
Collaboration - NASN values collaboration with diverse groups to advance common goals.
Strategic Plan Goals:
Advocacy and Public Relations: NASN will be an influential advocate for safe and effective school health services. NASN will be the recognized expert voice of school nursing.
Governance and Administration: NASN will formulate and implement effective, ethical, accountable policies and procedures that permit and promote quality school nurse practice.
Finance: NASN will maintain financial solvency
Member Programs and Resources: NASN will be its members' primary and indispensable resource for school health programs, services, and experiences.
Research: NASN will improve the reliability, quality, and accessibility of school health data to promote research and knowledge development in child health and school health.
In addition, NASN supplies written and oral testimony to Congress about school health services on request and advises members of federal legislation affecting school health services.
NASN is classified under the Internal Revenue Code as a 501(c)(3) Public Charity.