Zone 1 Happenings

Zone 1 | Jill McCarney 

Please contact Jill McCarney, RN, Zone 1 Representative, with any questions, at zone1@nysasn.org or  516-627-0184.


Jill McCarney, RN
Zone 1 Representative
zone1@nysasn.org

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
zone2@nysasn.org.

Zone 3 Happenings

Zone 3 | Patricia Hartman

Session Dates:

November 26th – January 10th –  March 6th – May 7th

Click here for more information.

 


Patricia Hartman, BSN,RN
Zone 3 Representative
zone3@nysasn.org

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.

 

 
Dr. Eric Small
invites you to the Winter 2019 Sports Injuries Lecture Series

 
Softball and Baseball Injuries
Discussion to include: Shoulder/elbow, conditioning, knee injuries, pitch counts, hand/wrist, back.
Whether you are an athlete, physician, nurse, or physical therapist, don’t miss this interactive and informative session.
 
February 12, 2019 

7:00-8:00 p.m.

220 North Central Ave.
Hartsdale, NY 10530
 

 
FREE
Call to register (914) 666-7900 
 

 

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.


 

Immunizations Flyer:
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
zone4@nysasn.org

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
zone5@nysasn.org

 

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 zone6@nysasn.org


For information on Zone 6 events, contact Debra Meerdink, Zone 6 Representative.  


Debra Meerdink, BSN, RN
Zone 6 Representative
zone6@nysasn.org

Zone 7 Happenings

Zone 7 | Melanye Rockwell and Tristan Sharratt

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.
Troy, NY 

RSVP to Melanye Rockwell or Tristan Sharratt at zone7@nysasn.org  

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
zone7@nysasn.org  

Zone 8 Happenings

Zone 8   Interested in being the Zone 8 Representative? Encourage networking among School Nurse colleagues in your area while developing leadership skills with the support of our NYSASN Board. For more information, please contact NYSASN President, Gail Hall, at president@nysasn.org.

Zone 9 Happenings

Zone 9 | Interested in being the Zone 9 Representative? Encourage networking among School Nurse colleagues in your area while developing leadership skills with the support of our NYSASN Board. For more information, please contact NYSASN President, Gail Hall, at president@nysasn.org.


 

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
zone10@nysasn.org

 

 

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
zone11@nysasn.org

 

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
zone12@nysasn.org  

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
zone13@nysasn.org

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
zone14@nysasn.org