School Nurse Day
Letter from the NASN President
Sample social media messages and celebration images; use these to spread the word on your Twitter and Facebook accounts.
Better Health. Better Learning.TM e-Toolkit
Five Ways a School Nurse Benefits the School
Sample Proclamation; use this template to request a proclamation in your state or town.
Just in time for School Nurse Day!
Maughan, E. D. (2016). Building strong children, Why every student needs a school nurse! American Educator. Spring.
Inform and share with teachers, administrators, and everyone else interested in the health and well-being of children, how and why school nurses are needed to address the social, physical, and mental health needs of students and how school nurses are a positive return on investment, financially and in time spent on instruction.
School Nurse Day Blog Congratulations, Celebrate, and Make a Change!
Poster; hang this in your office or school.
School Nurse Day poster, click to download.
National School Nurse Day Background: Since 1972, National School Nurse Day has been set aside to recognize school nurses.
Purpose: National School Nurse Day was established to foster a better understanding of the role of school nurses in the educational setting.
Date: National School Nurse Day is celebrated on the Wednesday within National Nurse Week and National Nurse Week is always May 6th through May 12th.