CHERYL ANN RESHA, EdD, MSN, RN, FNASN Dr. Cheryl Resha is currently a Professor of Nursing at Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU). Prior to joining SCSU, Dr. Resha worked for the Connecticut State Department of Education as a manager and state school nurse consultant. Professionally, Dr. Resha has over 30 years'' experience as a registered nurse and is an active member in many professional organizations, including the National Association of School Nurses (NASN). Dr. Resha has authored and contributed to articles and publications regarding school nursing and student health, and is currently the co-editor of School Health Alert, the School Nurse Resource Manual, and was chair of the 3rd edition of School Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice (2017). Dr. Resha continues to remain active in school nursing, consulting to local school districts, providing professional development, and is currently the state director for Connecticut on the NASN Board of Directors. Dr. Resha was also inducted as an NASN Fellow in 2012.
VICKI L. TALIAFERRO, BSN, RN, NCSN Vicki L. Taliaferro is a school nurse consultant and editor of School Nurse Digest (weekly electronic newsletter for school nurses) and Administrator''s Risk Alert (bi-monthly electronic newsletter for school nurses, school administrators and school attorneys). She is the lead editor for the School Nurse Resource Manual - 2010, 2013, and 2016. She has authored articles, school nurse text chapters, position papers and state and local guidelines on school health topics and initiatives. She currently serves as a consultant to the National Association of School Nurses and works as their coordinator of professional practice documents. As a consultant to various agencies and professional organizations she provides reports, assists in developing policies, and conducts school health services program needs assessments. She has been a speaker at various school nurse conferences. As State School Nurse Consultant with the Maryland State Department of Education for 10 years, she provided technical advice to state school nursing leadership; developed state guidelines & policies and assisted with the development of Board of Nursing curriculums for delegation and medication administration. She served on numerous commissions and coordinated an annual School Health Interdisciplinary Program - a multi-state professional development weeklong training for school staff. Additionally, she is a member of the National Assn. of State School Nurse Consultants having served as president and in other officer positions.
ERIN D. GILSBACH, JD, MEd, BA Erin Gilsbach is the Director of Professional and Policy Development with King Spry Herman Freund & Faul, and the Greyfriars Institute. She is also CEO of EdLaw Interactive, a unique online learning tool designed to provide educators, school nurses, and school leaders with access to high-quality, low-cost training in the area of school law. Atty. Gilsbach is an experienced speaker at the state and national levels, and she works with schools throughout Pennsylvania and nationwide, consulting on legal issues, assisting in the development of legally-defensible policies and procedures, and providing professional development in the area of school (education) law. In her practice, she frequently provides professional development for school nurses and school nurse organizations on current and high-liability issues related to school law and nursing. Atty. Gilsbach is the President of the PA School Boards Association (PSBA)Solicitors Association, and she is a frequent author and presenter with the National School Boards Association (NSBA), NSBA''s Council of School Attorneys (COSA), the National Business Institute, the Pennsylvania School Boards Association, and the Pennsylvania Bar Institute. She began her career as a public high school English teacher. Prior to entering private practice, she served for over two years at the Pennsylvania Department of Education''s Office of Chief Counsel.