Kary Towne (left) presents the J Ward Stackpole Award to Laurie McLean (right) at the New England School Nurse Conference.

McLean Recognized for School Nurse Program

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Thursday May 16, 2013

Laurie McLean, of South Burlington, Program Specialist in the University of Vermont Office of Primary Care and Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Program, received the J. Ward Stackpole MD Recognition Award presented at the New England School Nurse Conference in Burlington on Saturday, May 4, 2013 in recognition of “significant and sustained contributions to school health and its importance in ensuring the academic success of students in Vermont” for her role in the Vermont Department of Health-AHEC Grand Rounds for School Nurses continuing education program.

During 2004-2012, McLean was the AHEC face of this Grand Rounds program and coordinated 40 unique sessions broadcast statewide via the VT Interactive Technologies distance learning system; she always provided excellent customer service and worked diligently to make sure that school nurses’ needs and perspectives remained at the forefront of program planning and session development.

The award was presented to her by Kary Towne RN, Med. NCSN, school nurse at F.H. Tuttle Middle School in S. Burlington and Vermont Liaison to the National Board for Certification of School Nurses. 

To learn more about the Grand Rounds for School Nurses program visit www.vtahec.org.