National School Nurse Week celebrates the hard work our school nursing staff do each and every day. Our nurses look after the well-being of each child and ensures they are ready to learn. More than just providing band aids, our school nurses provide physical and emotional support to a school full of Kansas City’s children. Thank you to all of the wonderful KCPS School Nurses!
Name: Melanie Anderson, LPN
School: Garfield Elementary
Bio: Nurse Anderson has been a nurse for ten years, first working in long-term care. Six years ago, Nurse Anderson joined Team KCPS starting her tenure as a school nurse at Garfield Elementary. There, she serves Garfield’s diverse as the health professional and also provides mentorship and support for students as they need it.
“My favorite part of working at Garfield is the diverse community and cultures,” Nurse Anderson said. “I love the kids and staff here!”
Thank you, Melanie!