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It's National SISP Week 2022!

By Sheila Caldwell, BSN, RN, CSN-NJ posted 04-24-2022 12:50

  

The National Alliance of Specialized Instructional Support Personnel 20 organization members, allies, partners and the public will be celebrating this week - April 25th - April 29th!


As you may recall the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) provided the definition of Specialized Instructional Support Personnel (SISP), of which school nurses are included.  Read this from the National Alliance of Specialized Instructional Support Personnel (NASISP) website


Defined in the Every Student Succeeds Act (2015), the term ‘specialized instructional support personnel’ means— ‘‘(i) school counselors, school social workers, and school psychologists; and ‘‘(ii) other qualified professional personnel, such as school nurses, speech language pathologists, and school librarians, involved in providing assessment, diagnosis, counseling, educational, therapeutic, and other necessary services (including related services as that term is defined in section 602 of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (20 U.S.C. 1401) as part of a comprehensive program to meet student needs.’’


Join in the activities of the week that are listed below:
The legislative call-to-action for "GROW SISPs ACT" - sign the petition; Provide some SISP team stories Be sure to check out the social media toolkit that has images, social media tags and more. We'll be looking for you to share this information with colleagues and encourage them to participate as well, especially on #ThankASISP Day that is planned for Friday, April 29th!

Share information all week long! Be sure to use the hashtags - #SISPWeek2022 & #SISPinSchools !


The legislative call-to-action for "GROW SISPs ACT"! Sign the petition! (click below)


Share your stories TODAY, so they can be shared out on social media platforms about the work of SISPS! (click below)
Register to join the "Virtual Hill Day" Briefing on April 27th at 12 pm ET! (click below)


Join the Twitter Townhall! Thursday, April 28th! Interested in prepping for the questions and seeing all the member organization hashtags? Click to read all about the event! (click below)


Tell all your colleagues, friends and anyone you know to
#ThankaSISP on social media be sure to use the hashtags - #SISPWeek2022 #SISPinSchools 


Twitter -  @CoalitionNASISP

Facebook - CoalitionNASISP
Instagram - @sispinschools




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