President's Welcome

By Susan Hoffmann, MSN, NCSN, RN posted 02-21-2016 19:16


Welcome to the Delaware School Nurse Association’s website. DSNA is a group of registered professional nurses who work in Delaware private, public and charter schools and our association’s mission is to “promote the profession of school nursing and to advance the delivery of professional school health services to promote optimal learning in students. DSNA is here to strengthen our members and to meet their professional needs. We continue to evolve and adapt to respond to the challenges that school nurses face.

However, DSNA needs you. We need your ideas. We need your insight. We need actively engaged members to accomplish great things. Each of us is stronger when we are connected. As school nurses we need to remember the wisdom of this N’gambai African Proverb “If you want to travel fast, travel alone. If you want to travel far, travel together.”

This year DSNA will be updating our strategic plan. To accomplish this we must first reflect on the past. How are we doing? Have we reached our goals? What do we do well? What do we need to improve upon? And then moving forward, we need to make plans and develop goals to reach. We welcome our members input and our executive board meetings are open.

DSNA wants to travel far. We have an opportunity to make a real impact on our community and we can accomplish so much more if all of us work together. I’m excited to see what we can accomplish together over the next few years. I hope that many of you will join us on the adventure.

“We are stronger together than we are alone.” – Walter Payton