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Constitution, Bylaws & Policies

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Employment Opportunities

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Legislative Information

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.


2022 Legislative Update Important Information

Capital Budget Introduction Letter by Superintendent Reykdal

Equitable and Sufficient Access to Physical, Social, and Emotional Support Staff

Contact Your State Representative


More Info:

Contact Taylor Mason at

NASN Resources

Framework for 21st Century School Nursing Practice

Resources include handouts, a template presentation, and more.


Educational Initiatives

Initiatives include Stats4Vax, Lice Lessons, Keep Flu out of School, and more.



Toolkits include Back-to-School, Naloxone in Schools, Better Health. Better Learning. advocacy resources, and more


Public Relations

Promoting the practice of school nursing helps raise community awareness of the role of the school nurse. School Nurses should be actively highlighting their many partnerships and soliciting support for the delivery of school health services. School nurses are proven leaders in the goal of positive student health outcomes, which lead to positive educational outcomes.

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SNOW Public Relations Committee
Committee goals:

  • Recognize and celebrate excellence in school nursing practice.
  • Increase visibility of school nursing.
    Collaborate and communicate with students, families, schools, community partners, professional groups, and policy makers.
  • Communicate with the media through audio, visual, and/or written means.
  • Develop and disseminate promotional materials.
  • Communicate benefits of SNOW membership.
  • Promote members’ involvement in organizational activities.

We hope you will consider volunteering your time on this important committee.

More Info:

Contact Anitramarina Berk at

Role of the School Nurse

Definition of School Nursing

School nursing, a specialized practice of nursing, protects and promotes student health, facilitates optimal development, and advances academic success. School nurses, grounded in ethical and evidence-based practice, are the leaders who bridge health care and education, provide care coordination, advocate for quality student-centered care, and collaborate to design systems that allow individuals and communities to develop their full potential. Adopted by the NASN Board of Directors February 2017.

The school nurse role includes:

  • Provide first aid care and health assessment;
  • Write care plans and coordinate the care of students with chronic or acute health conditions;
  • Communicate with teachers and staff to ensure the safety and well-being of students;
  • Administer medications and monitor delegated medication administration;
  • Assist in the evaluation of students for Special Services (Special Education);
  • Coordinate and provide vision and hearing screenings;
  • Assist families in accessing health insurance and health care services; and
  • Educate and train staff on: asthma, life threatening allergies, diabetes, and blood borne pathogens.

Want to know more about being a school nurse? Please contact us for more information.



SNOW Brochure on School Nursing