Zone 1 Happenings
Zone 2 Happenings
Zone 2 | Joan Verardo
Zone 2 hosted the November 2018 NYSASN conference held at Stony Brook University and which was attended by 120 school nurses from throughout NYS. Many thanks to the committee members who worked so hard to ensure the weekend event would be successful. A holiday gathering is planned on December 12th at Pollo Rico on Middle Country Rd. in Centereach, beginning at 5 PM. The cost is $32 per person and includes appetizer, main course, dessert, and beverages. Join us for a chance to relax and get into the holiday spirit! Our next regular meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, February 6th at Eastern Suffolk BOCES in Holbrook. It will begin at 4:30 PM and a light supper is included. The topic will be: LI Environmental Issues and Health Effects. This will be presented by Dr. Collins from Northwell Health.
Harborfields High School has been awarded an AED free of charge through the Louis Acompora Foundation by meeting requirements which included forming a building-wide Cardiac Emergency Response Team (CERT). Pictured at right, and in front of our newly installed AED, are Harborfieldss Athletic Director, John Valente , School Nurse and NYSASN Zone 2 Representative, Joan Verardo, and High School Principal, Tim Russo .
2018 Excellence in School Nursing Award
Zone 2 President, Paula Saltzman (R), presented the EISN award to Claire McCarthy (L), high school nurse of the William Floyd School District.
Joan Verardo, BS, RN, NCSN
Zone 2 Representative
Zone 3 Happenings
Zone 4 Happenings
Zone 4 | Wendy Kopec
Zone 4 Meeting
Traci Holtz, Director of Pupil Personnel & Student Services at Mt. Pleasant Central School District will present “DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy) – What School Nurses Need to Know”
February 11, from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m.
Library at Lakeland Copper Beech Middle School
3417 Old Yorktown Road, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598.
invites you to the Winter 2019 Sports Injuries Lecture Series
Zone 4 Nurses in the News:
Congratulations to Carol Bumbolow, honored as a 2018 Nurse of the Year in the 40th Senate District.
Congratulations to Mary Ann Castro,
Zone 4 Excellence in School Nursing award winner!
Mary Beth Guyett, Zone 4 Representative,
with Mary Ann Castro, Zone 4’s 2018 EISN award winner.
A valuable resource for you to help families obtain immunizations has been provided by the Westchester County Health Department. Please download these brochures which are provided in both English and Spanish.
Westchester County has formed a Concussion Task Force. This task force consists of members from the county Mental Health Department, DOH, PMD, a School Medical Director, a School Nurse, and an Athletic Trainer, and meets quarterly. Mary Beth Guyett, BSN, RN, is the School Nurse representative for Westchester.
Wendy Kopec, BSN, RN, CNOR
Zone 4 Representative
Zone 5 Happenings
Zone 5 | Joanne Bardin
For information about Zone 5 events or suggestions of topics that you would like to have addressed, please contact the Joanne Bardin, Zone 5 representative.
Joanne Bardin, MSN, RN, AE-C
Zone 5 Representative
Zone 6 Happenings
Zone 6 | Debra Meerdink
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention will present More Than Sad. Monday, March 25 6:00-7:00 p.m. Saratoga Springs Public Library 49 Henry St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12886. School staff members are taught to recognize signs of mental health distress in students and refer them for help. The program complies with the requirements for teacher education suicide prevention training in many states. RSVP to Deb Meerdink at firstname.lastname@example.org
For information on Zone 6 events, contact Debra Meerdink, Zone 6 Representative.
Debra Meerdink, BSN, RN
Zone 6 Representative
Zone 7 Happenings
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention will present More Than Sad. School staff members are taught to recognize signs of mental health distress in students and refer them for help. The program complies with the requirements for teacher education suicide prevention training in many states.
Saturday, February 16th
10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Troy Public Library,
100 Second St.
RSVP to Melanye Rockwell or Tristan Sharratt at email@example.com
For information on Zone 7 meetings and events, please contact Melanye Rockwell or Tristan Sharratt, Zone 7 Co-Representatives.
Melanie Rockwell, RN
Tristan Sharratt, BSN, RN
Zone 7 Co-Representatives
Zone 8 Happenings
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Zone 9 Happenings
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Zone 10 Happenings
Zone 10 | Nancy Trendowski
Congratulations to Sharon Botsford,
Zone 10 Excellence in School Nursing award winner.
Nancy Trendowski, BSN, RN
Zone 10 Representative
Zone 11 Happenings
Zone 11 | Cindy Ceracche
Congratulations to Cindy Ceracche,
Zone 11 Excellence in School Nursing award winner!
Watch the NYSASN website for upcoming Zone 11 events. For more information or suggestions of topics that you would like to have addressed, please contact the zone rep.
Cindy Ceracche, AAS, RN
Zone 11 Representative
Zone 12 Happenings
Zone 12 | Diane Houseknecht and Lynn Muth
For information contact your Zone 12 Co-Representatives, Diane Houseknecht and Lynne Muth.
Diane Houseknecht, RN
Lynne Muth BSN, RN
Zone 12 Co-Representatives
Zone 13 Happenings
Zone 13 | Barbara Baer and Julie Murray
Zone 13 Meetings take place at Hillview Elementary, 11 Pleasant View Drive, Lancaster, NY. Meeting dates are 11/19/18, 1/4/19, 2/11/19, 3/18/19, and 4/15/19. The general meeting starts at 7:00 PM in the library. Contact Barbara Baer or Julie Murray for information.
Barbara Baer, BSN, RN
Julie Murray, RN
Zone 13 Co-Representatives
Zone 14 Happenings
Zone 14 | Jill Kenney
For information about Zone 14 activities, contact Jill A. Kenney, Zone 14 Representative.
Jill A. Kenney, RN
Zone 14 Representative