MSNO Fall Conference:

Supporting Social and Emotional Health & Wellness: Brochure_

Scholarships & Awards 2016-2017


Legislative Advocacy

Legislative Advocacy link:

MSNO Supports Opioid Abuse Prevention Bill

Step Up and Be Counted!

Step Up and Be Counted is a national data project that has been established by the National Association of School Nurses and the National Association of School Nurse Consultants. As of October 11, 2016 MSNO has had 39 school nurses share population based data in order to support this important opportunity for school nurses.

Congratulations to the MA nurses who did step up and included their data to be counted!

Link: MA Step Up and Be Counted Survey:

MA Chairs are Betty Foster, BSN, RN, NCSN, and Jenny Gormley, MSN, RN, NCSN

Step Up & Be Counted! A Joint NASN and NASSNC Initiative - 100% Students Counted - 100% School Nurses Participating

 MSNO Board Meetings 2016-2017

  • MSNO Board Meetings are always open to all members.
  • 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
  • Location – Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel & Trade Center, 181 Boston Post Rd., Marlborough
  • November 14 – Full Board Meeting
  • December 12 – Board Social
  • January 9, 2017 – Ex Board Conference call
  • February 13 – Full Board Meeting
  • March 11 – Board Retreat
  • April 8 – Spring Conference
  • April 11 – Ex Board Conference call
  • May 8 – Full Board Meeting
  • June 12 – Full Board Meeting

About MSNO

We are here to advocate for the health of all school children in Massachusetts by advancing the quality school nursing services. We welcome you to join us in this effort, and in promoting the rights, interests and professional growth of our members.

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