Fort Wayne Community Schools - School Nursing Staff

Nursing Staff

School Nursing Staff

"How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these."
George Washington Carver

Health Services Director: Mary Hess, R.N.

Health and Wellness Coordinator: Gina Dundon

Nurse Coordinator at FACE: Natalie McLaughlin

School Nurse Coordinator: Candis Deisler

Duties of the School Nurse:

  • Manage chronic health conditions
  • Shorten illness-related absences
  • Lessen the number of students sent home needlessly
  • Provide interventions to return students to class
  • Promote inclusion related to health needs
  • Offer ongoing health education
  • Inspect the school’s physical environment
  • Teach and use universal precautions
  • Support a non-violent, drug-free environment
  • Provide vision and dental screening
  • Identify health-related barriers and refer for care
  • Support nutritional, comfort, and clothing needs

Nursing Staff

  • Kristin Beavers, R.N.
    • Holland
  • Lela Crabtree-Guin, R.N.
    • Lane
  • Jennifer Crist, R.N.
    • Northcrest, Shambaugh
  • Candis Deisler, RN
    • Anthis
  • Jackie Derheimer, R.N.
    • Lincoln
  • April Didion, R.N.
    • Bunche, Haley
  • Gina Dundon R.N.
    • Nebraska Center for Academic Success
  • Bev Eley, R.N.
    • Waynedale, Maplewood
  • Patricia Ezeakudo, R.N.
    • Kekionga
  • Christince Fawcett R.N.
    • Family and Community Engagement Center
  • Mary K. Firks, R.N.
    • Glenwood, Harris
  • Julie Fulgham, R.N.
    • Shawnee
  • Cindy Hall, R.N.
    • South Side
  • Anna Hartman R.N.
    • Harrison Hill 
  • Jaime Heller R.N.
    • Arlington, St. Joe
  • Gina Herald R.N.
    • Jefferson
  • Teresa Hope R.N.
    • Northrop
  • Becca Kanalos R.N.
    • Indian Village, Study
  • Abbey Knoblauch R.N. 
    • Wayne

Nursing Staff

  • Michelle Lutz R.N.
    • Adams, Croninger
  • Natalie McLaughlin R.N.
    • Family and Community Engagement Center
  • Amy Moord R.N.
    • Blackhawk
  • Enedina Olivarea R.N. 
    • Snider
  • Marilyn Mueller, R.N.
    • Northwood, Washington Center
  • Zaida Ortiz, R.N.
    • Family and Community Engagement Center
  • Carolyn Peppler, R.N.
    • Towles, Levan Scott
  • Karen Randolph R.N.
    • Abbett, Brentwood
  • Sunny Stachera, R.N.
    • North Side
  • Deb Trabel R.N. 
    • Franke Park, Lakeside 
  • Tasha Tumbleson, R.N.
    • Forest Park, Washington
  • Wall, Sue, R.N.
    • Irwin, Memorial Park
  • Colleen Wielosinski R.N.
    • Fairfield, South Wayne
  • Marta Wilbert R.N.
    • Weisser Park, Young
  • Brenda Williams, R.N.
    •  Bloomingdale, Price
  • Tara Wolfe, R.N.
    • Lindley, Portage
  • Rhea Yoder, R.N.
    • Miami