School Nurse Organization of Washington

Join us in our goal to keep every student of WA safe, healthy, and ready to learn.

Our Mission

SNOW supports school nurses in the delivery of health services designed to improve the health and academic success of students.

School Nursing Organization of Washington (SNOW) is the premier nursing association for school nurses in the state of Washington. Started in 1956, we exist to keep students healthy so they can learn without distraction.

In addition to supporting school nurses in their individual practice, we offer classes, training, continuing education, certifications and conferences. These resources help our school nurses become some of the best in the nation.

When you become a member of SNOW you not only get the benefits of our community, you also join the NASN (National Association of School Nurses) professional network.

Helpful Resources

We provide the best resources for school nurses to help them grow personally and professionally.

Continuing Education

Educational Staff Associate (ESA) certification and continuing education credits through classes and conferences.

Membership FAQs

You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers. Find out how you can join SNOW and all the benefits our organization provides.

Find out why we are the premier school nursing organization in Washington!

Join today to discover a community of nursing professionals you didn’t know you needed!



Continuing education opportunities and information for ESA and National Certification.


Learn how to use your voice to promote yourself and the profession of school nursing.


Each year, SNOW offers conferences both in person and virtually.


Position Statements

Access to position statements specific to School Nurses.

Resource Library

Hundreds of documents you can use to improve your nursing practice.

Online Community

Connect with other nurses to promote the growth of the school nurse practice with comradery and support.

NASN Partner

Become a member of the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) & SNOW.

New Resources

New resources are added frequently to assist your growth and practice.


Connect with the premiere SNOW research and development community.

Legislative Committee

School Nurses bridge the gap between health and education, and between student needs and community resources. Investing in school nursing is a good value now and for the future.

The School Nurse Organization of Washington (SNOW) Legislative Committee sends out regular alerts regarding legislation that affects students and the provision of health services in schools. Watch for these alerts and get involved by contacting your State Representatives. SNOW’s members can be a strong voice when they work together toward the goal of healthy students.

Special Thanks To Our Partners!

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If you have questions about membership or how SNOW can help you become a better school nurse, send us an email and we’ll get right back to you!

Together, school nurses are stronger.