Nurses Week School Nurses Day
Action for Healthy Kids announces new grant funding available to New Jersey Schools. To find out more, please go to: http://www.actionforhealthykids.org/upcoming-events/grant-opportunities/game-on-the-ultimate.html. The Grant Introduction Webinar is Monday, December 3rd at 4:00 pm and the Great Deadline Submission is Friday, December 14.
NJSSNA will post information about community assistance, disaster aid, and related topics as they become available. Hurricane Sandy Resources November 7, 2012
Linda Morse, NJSSNA’s Executive Director for the last 2 years, has resigned from the position effective November 23, 2012. The NJSSNA Executive Board has appointed a search committee to identify a new ED. For information, please click here: Executive Director Position.
Safe Routes to School is a state and national initiative to help students safely walk and bicycle to school. Click on the resources below to find out how you can become a part of SRTS! iWalk-SRTS http://www.state.nj.us/transportation/community/srts/ http://www.saferoutesnj.org/ http://www.saferoutespartnership.org/state/srts-in-your-state/newjersey http://policy.rutgers.edu/vtc/srts/training/
The Governor’s Task Force on Deregulation has made a number of recommendations that may impact school nurses. Recommendations would reduce the number of courses needed for school nurses certification and allow local school districts to implement their own policies regarding the delegation of glucagon and epinephrine. The task force also recommended that local school districts [...]
IMPORTANT! The deadline for this program has been extended until November 19th! Read all about a new immunization campaign called Protect Me with 3! Teen Immunization Press Release VIDEO CONTEST
Article from the National Association of School Psychologists on back-to-school issues: http://www.nasponline.org/resources/home_school/b2shandout.aspx US DOE Blog: http://www.ed.gov/blog/2012/09/6-more-back-to-school-tips-for-parents/ A commercial site but filled with tips, ideas, and activities for parents and kids: http://www.schoolfamily.com/back2school
National Health Education Week (NHEW) is recognized by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It is celebrated annually during the third week of October. NHEW focuses national attention on a major public health issue, provides public education, and improves consumer understanding of health education’s role in promoting the public’s health. This year’s focus [...]
Read all about Donna’s experience at NASN’s annual conference. Notes from NASN_ Donna Welch