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North Dakota School Nurse Organization (NDSNO)
Welcomes You

Healthy Children Learn Better...School Nurses Make it Happen!


NDSNO will be the voice and provider of optimal school health for all children across

North Dakota. 


NDSNO Mission Statement

NDSNO supports the promotion, maintenance, and improvement of the health and educational success of children in North Dakota by advancing the professional practice of school nursing. 

Definition of School Nursing

School nursing, a specialized practice of nursing, protects and promotes school health, facilitates optimal development, and advances academic success.  School nurses, grounded in ethical and evidence-based practice, are the leaders who bridge health care and education, provide care coordination, advocate for quality student-centered care, and collaborate to design systems that allow individuals and communities to develop their full potential.

Adopted by the NASN Board of Directors February 2017

"They may FORGET your name, but they will NEVER FORGET how you made them feel".

Maya Angelou

NDSNO Executive Board

Get to Know Us

L-R: Honorary DoH member: Heather Kapella, Treasurer: Paula Ayers, President: Michelle Dever, Public Relations: Liz Tofteland, Vice President: Kate Gartner

Not pictured: Honorary DPI member, Robin Lang, Secretary (could be YOU!)

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