Membership

Membership Awards

Applications are only accepted online and are due by June 30th.

School Nurse Administrator of the Year

This is an exemplary award given annually to an IASN member who meets the following criteria. Eligibility – Applicant must

  1. Be an active member of IASN as defined by the IASN Bylaws:
    • A Registered Professional Nurse who is currently licensed to practice in Illinois and-Holds a professional educator license endorsed in school support services for school nurse (i.e., educator licensed school nurse) or valid Illinois teaching certificate or was employed as a school nurse on or before July 1, 1972 and
    • Is employed as a school nurse by an Illinois public or private school, education service region, or a public health agency, or as a coordinator or faculty member of a school nurse certification/licensure endorsement program.
  2. Have completed 3 years of full-time practice in Illinois as a PEL school nurse.
  3. Be currently practicing full-time as a PEL school nurse.
  4. Not be serving on the IASN executive committee or as an NASN officer at the time of the application.

School Nurse Administrator of the Year

This is an exemplary award given annually to an IASN member who meets the following criteria. Eligibility – Applicant must

  1. Be an active member of IASN as defined by the IASN Bylaws:
    • A Registered Professional Nurse who is currently licensed to practice in Illinois and
    • Holds a professional educator license endorsed in school support services for school nurse (i.e., educator licensed school nurse) or valid Illinois teaching certificate or was employed as a school nurse on or before July 1, 1972 and
    • Is employed as a school nurse by an Illinois public or private school, education service region, or a public health agency, or as a coordinator or faculty member of a school nurse certification/licensure endorsement program.
    • Have completed 3 years of full-time practice in Illinois as a school nurse administrator.
    • Be currently practicing full-time as a school nurse.
    • Not be serving on the IASN executive committee or as an NASN officer at the time of the application.
    • Provide at least 50% direct supervision or administrative duties, if direct nursing care to students is included in current role.