Nursing & Health Services

Female Student in Nurses Office - Private Special Education, North Plainfield, NJOur full-time certified school nurse has many roles and is actively engaged in ensuring that students remain healthy and ready to learn.

She serves as a child advocate, community liaison, and safety and wellness educator.

Working closely with our school doctor in matters related to medication and side effects, our nurse serves as a care coordinator. She is a communicator, working with students, parents, community health care agencies, and government agencies.

In addition to day-to-day health issues that may come up in a school setting, she addresses acute chronic health concerns such as seizures, allergies, and diabetes management.  On school-wide class trips and outings, she joins students in the community to ensure wellness.