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About NASNNational School Nurse Day    March 3, 2015

National School Nurse Day

The School Nurse: Caring for Others. Caring for Ourselves.

Join us in a celebration on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 when we celebrate

The School Nurse: Caring for Others. Caring for Ourselves.

Below are the 2014 resources.  Please stay tuned for updates to these resources coming soon.

A Letter from NASN President Carolyn Duff

News Release 

A Day in the Life of Your School Nurse PosterSample Proclamation
Use this template to request a proclamation in your state or town.

Template Letter-to-the-Editor 
Use this template to customize a letter to your local newspaper.

How to Contact Your Elected Officials 
Use this list to find contact information for local, state, and national officials. 

Celebration Suggestions 
Wondering how you and others can recognize this special day?  Use our suggestions or let them inspire your own.

Telling Your Story: It's what advocacy is all about 
Use this PowerPoint presentation file to learn tips for being your own advocate and advocating for children.

A Day in the Life of Your School Nurse Poster (preview on this page)
Hang this infographic-like poster in a high-traffic area in your school.

Blogs dedicated to school nurses everywhere!
Read, share and add your comments . . .

What makes a school nurse resilient? A School Nurse Day Reflection ~ Sally Schoessler

Healthy School Nurse Role Models, Honor School Nurse Day by Caring for Ourselves ~ Chris Tuck

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.

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