The Iowa School Nurse Organization optimizes the health and academic success of all students through education and advocacy for school nurses.


Welcome to the Iowa School Nurse Organization (ISNO) website. This site is one of ISNO's communication tools used to share ISNO's important message and mission to Iowa and its precious children.

ISNO welcomes you to join us in promoting the professional growth of school nurses and advocating for the health of Iowa students.

Contact us with questions.

ISNO Announcements

  • Registration Still Open for Spring 2024 ISNO Conference

    2024 Annual Iowa School Nurse Conference!   When: Thursday and Friday April ... read more
  • Sharon Guthrie named Fellow for NASN

    The National Association of School Nurses honors school nurses who have made ... read more
  • ISNO School Nurse of the Year 2024

    Wendy Donald, BSN, RN, NCSN has been chosen as the Iowa School Nurse Organization ... read more

News from NASN


ISNO members belong to both ISNO and the National Association of School Nurses, Inc. (NASN). Membership dues are collected and managed at NASN's national headquarters. ISNO and NASN together benefits school nurses by speaking as one voice locally and nationally, increasing the visibility of school nursing, advocating for manageable nurse-to-student ratios, and providing a forum for discussion of school health issues. Learn more about membership.

VSP Vision

VSP Vision Eyes of Hope

VSP VisionTM for VSP Eyes of Hope® (formerly Sight for Students) is available to ISNO members. The program provides school nurses with gift certificates for a no-cost eye exam and, if prescribed, new glasses that NASN members can distribute to students who qualify. The gift certificates can be redeemed at a local VSP network doctor's office. Full instructions are printed on each gift certificate.  VSP Vision information on the NASN website.

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