Advocacy Tools and Links

The Role of the School Nurse

Texas School Nurses - Supporting Student Success 

A tri-fold brochure that outlines the roles of the school nurse, the scope of school nurse practice, tips for a healthy school year, and more.

Supporting the Professional Registered Nurse as the School Nurse 

A presentation that outlines nurse practice act definitions, delegation rules, and more.

Before a word is spoken . . .The School RN has made 101 Assessments!

A poster that conveys the assessments a school nurse makes when coming into contact with a student. 
Small version 
Large version 11" x 14"

The Value of Membership - Flyer

Where's my School Nurse?

A poster.

Better Health. Better Learning.TM toolkit 

This toolkit from the National Association of School Nurses includes key messages, infographics, and templates to use with presentations, email messaging and letters.  The downloadable items require member login.

​TSNO ESSA RESPONSE - Literature Review  Print    Table Tent Card  print       ESSA Take Action Today  print

Advocacy Links

One in forty-four registered voters In the United States are nurses, and 95% of nurses vote. That gives nurses a huge voice! School nurses are affected by laws on the federal, state and local level.

Here are some links that speak about Nursing Advocacy.

Governing Magazine Online 

NEA Issues and Action 

NASN Policy & Advocacy web page 

If you would like to increase your understanding of how our governmental processes work, there are several online sources that will tell you everything you ever wanted to know and then some.

United States Government


House of Representatives

Library of Congress - Thomas

The State Of Texas

Texas Legislature

Current Legislative Issues - TSNO Weekly Bill Update
TSNO Agenda

If you don't know who your representative is.  Go to the Texas Legislature Online and enter your information under Who Represents Me?