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Together We Shine with your CSNO Membership!

 CSNO Membership goes from July 1-June 30 Annually
Early Bird pricing ends September 30, 2023

CSNO is looking for California school nurses and other school-based health care providers!  As a collective team, Together We Shine and make a difference in the lives of students statewide. 

Together We Shine in CSNO, the Statewide organization supporting professional school nurses and school health team members. Our organizational objectives are to ensure school nurses have the skills and resources needed to provide exceptional care, and staying current and informed on the standards of professional school nurse practice; every student will have access to a credentialed school nurse; and students will have optimal health and attend class ready to learn.

Our members are the foundation of our organization. When you join CSNO, Together We Shine even brighter as we share our goal of optimizing student health and enhancing learning!

Our Vision:
The California School Nurses Organization is recognized and respected as the voice and standard for the practice of school nursing and the essential, collaborative role of the profession in achieving positive student outcomes. 

Our Mission:
To be the leading force for excellence in school health services and to ensure that school nurses optimize student health and enhance learning through a network distinguished by:
Facilitating grassroots efforts within regional sections;
Developing and providing professional learning opportunities;
Fostering the development of leaders;
Conducting research and using evidence-based practice;
Providing standards of care; and
Advocating for school health services.

What Do I Get?
High-quality State and Regional professional learning experiences at discounted rates
School nurse forums facilitated by school nurse experts
Member-driven school nurse circles to connect to your school nurse community
Professional insight and expertise from school nurses
Leadership opportunities and professional networking
Scholarship and research awards for you and your children
VSP Eyes of Hope Gift Certificate Program (formerly known as Sight for Students) 
Access to members-only evidence-based practices
Access to members-only CSNO bi-monthly e-newsletters
Professional products discounts
One-on-one support mentoring and more

Types of CSNO Membership 
 There are seven types of membership categories so that joining CSNO is available to nearly everyone.
Active members are registered nurses holding state credentials to practice as school nurses in California. School nurses on leave of absence or engaged in full-time teaching, administration or study or retired, retain their right to active membership. Active members shall have all rights and privileges.
Associate members are allied professionals (RN's, LVN's, UAP's)  employed by school boards of education, a public agency, a governing board of a private school, or a board of trustees of an institution of higher education. Associate members have all rights and privileges but may not vote or hold elective office.
Retired members are school nurses who have held active membership, but are retired. Retired members have all rights and privileges.
Student members are registered nurses who are working on the requirements for a clear school nurse credential or those who possess a clear school nurse credential and are pursuing an advanced nursing degree. Membership in this category cannot exceed seven years.
Life members may be past State Presidents of CSNO who have retired. Life members shall have all rights and privileges but may not hold elective office.
Corporate/Business/ Professional Organizations are persons or Organizations whose members are not eligible for Active or Associate membership in CSNO
Member-at-Large are those persons who hold a special interest in or who are working with CSNO and who do not fit into any other CSNO membership classification.

Membership Pricing

--- All memberships are individual specific. At this time, we do not offer a group membership plan.
--- We do not pro-rate the membership fee. Annual membership is from July 1st - June 30
--- Early Bird pricing ends September 30, 2023

--- Auto recurring payments  for the membership fee can only be setup with a credit card. Learn more HERE
--- You can pay for your membership with a check, credit card or purchase order.
--- Review our membership cancellation policy HERE