OASN School Nurse Administrator of the Year

School Nurse Administrator of the Year

Nominee must be:

  • A licensed school nurse.
  • A member in good standing of OASN for the preceding two years
  • Completed five years in school health experience, currently practice full-time and have as their main responsibility the supervision, administration, and coordination of nursing service and health programs
  • Evidence of excellence in school nursing administration based on Scope and Standards for Nurse Administrators,4th  Ed (American Nurses Association).

Procedure for Submission of Application:

  1. Provide a 1-2 paragraph bio, which will be used on the OASN website.
  2. Provide a high resolution digital photo, which will be used in the OASN website.
  3. Provide a 300-word summary of accomplishments as a school nurse/health services administrator grounded in School Nursing: Scope and Standards of Professional School Nursing Administration, 3rd Ed*. The Scope and Standards include:
  • Employs the nursing process on an organizational level;
  • Assessment, identifies issues/trends, outcomes identification, planning, implementation, coordination and evaluation;
  • Fosters health promotion, health teaching, and education;
  • Provides consultation;
  • Promotes quality of practice and professional practice evaluation;
  • Conducts research;
  • Participates in ethical standards of practice and demonstrates integrity;
  • Champions collegiality and collaboration;
  • Optimizes and leverages resource utilization;
  • Cultivates leadership; and
  • Progressively advocates for school nursing/school health services.

Submission Deadline: midnight, JANUARY 15th of the submission year
Submit to:  Glasner.ExDir.oasn@gmail.com

School Nurse Administrator of the Year Application and Guidelines

OASN School Nurse Administrator of the Year
2017-2018: Virginia Noe MEd, BSN, RN, LSN, NCSN, Southwest
2018-2019: Sharon Schmitz MSN, BSN, RN, LSN, Central
2020-21: Kate King DNP, MS, BSN, RN, LSN,  Central