Superintendent's Memo #092-09

State seal, Commonwealth of Virginia

Department of Education

April 10, 2009

TO: Division Superintendents

FROM: Patricia I. Wright, Superintendent of Public Instruction

SUBJECT: School Nurse Day

Governor Kaine has officially established May 6, 2009, as School Nurse Day in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The Certificate of Recognition can be found at the following website:

School nurses are being acknowledged for their work, which includes:

Division superintendents are encouraged to join Governor Kaine and the Virginia Department of Education in recognizing Virginia school nurses “for the compassionate and dedicated service that they provide to Virginia students, families, and schools.”

Should you have any questions, please contact Tia B. Campbell, school health specialist, at 804-786-8671 or e-mail at

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