Janice Selekman, DNSc, RN, NCSN, FNASN

President Recognition Award Winner 2020

It is NBCSN’s pleasure to announce that Janice Selekman has been selected to receive the National Board for Certification of school Nurses (NBCSN) 2020 President’s Award. This award is given to an individual or group that has advanced the mission and purpose of the NBCSN through activities which promote expertise in school nursing practice through certification.

NBCSN’s mission is to advance the health and learning of students and the wellness of the school community through a rigorous national certification process for school nurses. NBCSN’s visions is that a nationally certified school nurse will safeguard the health of every student so as to optimize learning and promote healthy communities.

Janice’s work on behalf of school nurses, and especially in the promotion of the school nurse in achieving national certification is stellar. The quick turnaround she has done for the new exam preparation book, along with her continued support on the NASN Exam Prep community that Robin Cogan monitors and the presentation of superb exam prep workshops is so appreciated. NBCSN thanks her and offers her our most sincere gratitude for all she has done on behalf of both the National Board of Certification for School Nurses and NCSN candidates.

2020 Janice Selekman For ongoing support of excellence and national certification through authorship of the NCSN review book and national review courses.
2019 Heuristics Solutions For providing exceptional service in the transition of NBCSN’s database.
2018 Cynthia Less For promoting overseas school nurses to seek school nurse certification.
2017 Gene S. Winter For pro bono legal expertise to NBCSN
2016 Virginia Department of Education, Office of Special Education & Student Services For their support through grants of 56 SNs taking the certification exam.
2015 North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services For its vision and leadership in requiring NCSN certification for NC school nurses within 3 yrs of employment.
2014 Rob and Sue Rogers of School Health Corporation For supporting national school nurse certification through the SHC Advantage Program.
2013 NASN For their ongoing support of NBCSN
2011 Sandi Delack, NASN.

Katherine Kany, AFT Healthcare
Juanita Hogan, AFT
Jeanne Sedgwick, AFT
Aurelia Barney, AFT
Pat Christie, AFT
Donna Rehm, AFT

Promoting of certification as President NASN.

For supporting NCSN by leading the fight for acknowledgement of NCSN certification as equivalent to National Teacher Certification