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Support data collection at all levels (local, regional, state, national), to facilitate uniformity of data points and data collection processes, to serve as a review board for data requests, and to disseminate survey/research findings.


  • The Data & Research (D&R) Chair is appointed by the President with approval of the Board of Directors. D&R may select a Co-chair. At least on one of the Co-chairs shall be an active NASSNC member and the other may be a retired member.
  • The immediate past president shall serve on this committee.
  • Works with NASSNC membership to identify and collect common data points.
  • Members are encouraged to use the Forums page of the website to post questions and requests for resources by topic. Responses are posted by topic so that the discussion and resources can be retrieved at a later date.
  • D&R reviews requests for additional or more specific data, supports members by refining surveys and assists with summarizing findings. The D&R Chair and the Technology Committee have access to Survey Monkey to facilitate detailed data collection.
  • D&R reviews posted surveys biennially (even years) in the first quarter.
  • Analyzes and summarizes data collected by NASSNC at the national level for dissemination internally and externally following approval by the Board of Directors.
  • Establishes guidelines for NASSNC participation in research initiatives for approval by the Board of Directors.

COVID-19 After Action Review Study

Results from the State School Nurse Consultant COVID-19 After Action Review Study were presented at the NASSNC Annual Winter Meeting on January 25, 2024.

We appreciate your participation and feedback. The presentation is available here and the related materials are available in our Documents folders. A key outcome of an AAR is a repository of key challenges, best practices, and recommendations, and an action plan for future emergency planning (Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion, 2022). You can access the documents by following this bread crumb menu: Current Members > Documents > Data & Research > COVID-19 After Action Review – 3 subfolders

Or for easy access they are linked here:

Walking in Two Worlds - NASSNC presentation 1-25-24

NASSNC Pandemic-Era Documents

AAR Action Plan-Resources to be Added Soon


The following surveys are to inform our membership and are not intended to be shared externally without prior approval


Informal Questions         
from Members 


Other Topics 



  • Consultant Funding Source Survey (2016)
  • Essential Oil in Schools (10/2016)
  • Naloxone Availability Survey Results (2/2018)
  • State Use of Naloxone in Schools (3/2016)

Surveys are available in the Data & Research Document Library under Committee Documents>Surveys>Archived Surveys

Note: Data & Research Committee to review posted surveys biennially (even years), first quarter of NASSNC fiscal year:

  • If survey is relevant, current, and useful, it will remain posted.
  • If survey topic is relevant/potentially useful, but needs update, the D&R Chair asks original researcher to update survey. If the researcher declines or is unavailable, the request will be sent to EC for action.
  • If survey is not relevant, useful, and/or current, it will be removed from the webpage and archived.

Use of State Data & Surveys Examples

Data Sets: NASSNC Member State Reports