TSNO 2021 Conference

TSNO 2021 Conference - November 12, 2021 through November 14, 2021
Embassy Suites by Hilton - DFW Airport North - Grapevine, TX

Early-Bird Registration begins September 1st and ends October 31st. Please read the Conference Brochure for more information.  See you there! 


TSNO has reserved a block of specially priced rooms for the conference. The reduced price is only good through October 31 or until all rooms are booked, whichever comes first. In order to secure the special group rate of $154 plus state & local taxes for one King or 2 Double beds, please make your reservation now. 

You will find the information for your online reservation by using this link TSNO room rate link
If you have questions or need help with the link, please do not hesitate to ask. You may also contact Hilton Reservations directly at 1-800-EMBASSY and mention "Texas School Nurses Organization" or SNS to receive your group rate.
Grapevine Shuttle Schedule & Routes


Sunny Thomas Memorial Award deadline is coming up next month. All applications must be postmarked no later than October 15th. The purpose of this award is to promote continuing education for the school nurse. It provides up to $1000 stipend for one Texas school nurse to attend the NASN conference. Details can be found at Access Guidelines and Application Form

Power of the Purse

Power of the Purse is TSNO's state conference fundraiser.  We have established the TSNO Disaster Relief Fund.  This fund will provide assistance to nurses that have experienced a natural disaster. 
Purse DonationTo make the silent auction process run smoothly, we will be collecting information electronically on your donations. Please go and "Sign up". You will have the opportunity to give a description and value of each purse.  
Please bring your purse for donation to the conference registration desk upon check-in.           Sign up here
Exhibitor Registration - begins June 1, 2021
Exhibitor Prospectus
Hotel Floor Plan
Register Here

Excellence in School Nursing Poster Showcase

Please share your best practices with your fellow nurses.  We want to showcase the ideas and programs that our varied and talented nurses across the state use in their practice at our Annual Conference November in Grapevine.  LVN abstracts must be co-authored by an RN.

Poster Guidelines  Download guidelines and application, due no later than October 31, 2021
Poster Abstract Application
Ed Doc Presentation Info

Conference Packet - In our effort to be more"green" this year, we ask that you download or if you prefer, print these conference forms out for your use along with the presentations/handouts.

Session Presentations and Handouts

Jurisprudence and Ethics
Ransomed Life Human Trafficking
Habits for a Healthy Conversation
From Crimea to COVID
COVID, Mental Health and the School Nurse
TSNO Legislative Update
The ISD in Pediatric Emergencies  Handout #2 Handout #3  Handout #4
Drug Use among Adolescents
Nursing Management of Dysautonomia in the School Setting

Business Meeting and Officer Reports

The Annual Business Meeting will be held Sunday, November 14, 2021 from 1000 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. in conjunction with the TSNO Annual Conference in Grapevine, TX.  All members are invited to attend. Here are some documents you will find helpful:

Business Meeting Standing Rules

2020 Business Meeting Minutes

Business Meeting Agenda

TSNO Bylaw Proposal

Officer, Board and Committee Chair Annual Reports

NASN Director
Nominations Coordinator
Advocacy Chair
Professional Development
Member Services
School Health Issues

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Children's Health

Children’s Health Clinical Operations is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
This activity awards up to 11.25 contact hours.
This CNE activity has been jointly provided by Children’s Health Clinical Operations collaboratively with Texas School Nurses Organization.