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Alaska School Nurses Association

Reminder: School Nurse of Excellence Award (SNEA) Nominations Now Open through Jan. 9, 2018

Posted 11 months ago by Annette Johansen

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Dear ASNA Members,

Are you this year’s Alaska School Nurse of Excellence?

School nurses in Alaska are eligible for nomination for this annual award. The award recognizes a school nurse who demonstrates excellence in school nursing through his/her daily practice, continuing education, leadership, collaboration, etc.

Process:

  1. Nomination by a superintendent, principal, supervisor, peer or self- nomination (yes, you can nominate yourself) for the award. Nominees who meet the requirements will be notified and asked to:
  2. Complete an application that includes a resume, letters of recommendation and an essay.

Eligibility: the nominee must:

  1. Be a registered professional nurse
  2. Be a current member of ASNA and the preceding 2 years without a lapse in membership
  3. Have five years of experience as a school nurse and currently practicing as a school nurse
  4. Work more than 50% of time in direct care

Guidelines:

  1. Evidence of excellence in school nursing practice should be based on Scope and Standards of Professional School Nursing Practice (NASN and ANA, 2011).
  2. Nominee may be an officer or board member of ASNA at time of nomination.

*Please Click Here for the Nomination Form

  • Nominations must be received by January 9, of the current year
  • Email to: Wendy Parsons, SNEA Committee Chair Parsons_Wendy@ASDk12.org
  • The School Nurse of Excellence will be recognized at the annual conference of the Alaska School Nurse Association in April.

Deadline Dates for School Nurse Excellence in Alaska Award

  • Dec. 1 Disseminate information via website and email
  • Jan.  9 Nominations due
  • Feb. 3 Application packets due
  • Feb. 28 SNEA from ASNA to be sent to NASN
  • April SNEA is honored at ASNA conference
  • June SNEA is acknowledged at NASN conference