Mary was named School Nurse Administrator of the Year by Indiana Association of School Nurses (IASN) at its annual conference in Indianapolis. As Health & Wellness Director, Mary leads the district’s efforts to support student achievement through strategies that promote health and wellness. Fort Wayne is supported in its health initiatives in partnership with the Parkview Hospital Community Nursing Initiative.
IASN offers a network of professional support for all school nurses across the state. They help increase awareness in the areas related to student health and wellness and the relationship of health to student success, and serve as advocates for legislation that promotes school health and school nursing.