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The goals of the Certified School Nurse are to maintain and/or improve the health status of students, thus enabling them to profit fully from their educational experiences; and, to promote optimum health status and lifestyles for all students through the joint efforts of the home, school and community.

To that end, the Health Services Office coordinates all student health-related services for the North Pocono School District, including:

  • Collecting and managing student medical data as required by the Pennsylvania School Code,

  • Verifying compliance with state-required physicals, screenings, and immunizations,

  • Providing various physicals and screenings as appropriate,

  • Administering prescribed medications that must be given during school hours according to physician's orders,

  • Storing and managing inventory of prescribed medications,

  • Administering care when needed and maintaining logs of such care,

  • Providing medical referrals as needed,

  • Filing state-required annual and incidental reports,

  • Serving on Student Assistance Program teams,

  • Serving on the Coordinated School Health committee, and

  • Advising the district on policy related to student health.

If you have questions pertaining to health services at the North Pocono School District, please contact the nurse or nurse assistant assigned to your child's building. Contact information is listed below:

Department Chair/Floating Nurse

Lynn Heard, DNP, CRNP, CSN
E: lheard@npsd.org
P: (570) 842-7676 ext 8790
F
: (570) 842-3674

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
    Bloomfield College (1980)

  • School Nurse Certification (CSN)
    East Stroudsburg University (1994)

  • Master of Science in Nursing/Family Nurse Practitioner Certification (CRNP)
    University of Scranton (1997)

  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
    Wilkes University (2012)

  • American Heart Association BLS Instructor

High School Nurse

Colleen Silva, RN, BSN, CSN
E: csilva@npsd.org
P: (570) 842-7676 ext 5790
F
: (570) 842-3674

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
    Penn State University (2013)

  • School Nurse Certification (CSN)
    Eastern University (2018)

  • Certifications: Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP), Basic Life support (BLS)

Middle School Nurse

Lisa Sheerer, RN, MSN, CSN
E: lsheerer@npsd.org
P: (570) 842-7676 ext 3790
F: (570) 842-3674

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
    University of Scranton (1990)

  • School Nurse Certification (CSN)
    East Stroudsburg University (2006)

  • Master of Science in Nursing / Community Health and School Health (MSN)
    Bloomsburg University (2018)

Intermediate School Nurse

Courtney Butler, RN, CSN
E: cbutler@npsd.org
P: (570) 842-7676 ext 4790
F: (570) 842-3674

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
    Misercorida University (2012)

  • Certified School Nurse (CSN)
    Slippery Rock University (2017)

Moscow Elementary Center Nurse Assistant

Ellen Lentowski, LPN
E: elentowski@npsd.org
P: (570) 842-7676 ext 6790
F
: (570) 842-3674

  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
    Wilkes Barre School of Practical Nursing

  • Certifications: Basic Life Support (BLS)

  • Vice Chairman/Secretary of North Pocono School District Safety Committee

Jefferson Elementary Center Nurse

Cindy McIntosh, RN, BSN, CSN
E: cmcintosh@npsd.org
P: (570) 842-7676 ext 2790
F
: (570) 842-3674

  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
    University of Scranton (2009)

  • Certified School Nurse (CSN)
    LaSalle University (2015)