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Nursing Services

Nursing Services 

The school nurse is the appropriate person to provide coordination for health-related disabilities in the school setting. The IEP team as a whole will address the academic, developmental, social, and emotional needs of the student, the responsibility of the healthcare needs of the student falls directly on the school nurse.

The school nurse’s role in the IEP process may include:

  • Assisting in identifying students who may need special educational or health-related services/accommodations
  • Assessing the identified student’s functional and physical health status in collaboration with the student, parent(s)/guardian(s), teachers and other school staff, and healthcare providers
  • Developing Individualized Health Plan (IHPs) and Emergency Action Plan (EAPs) based on nursing assessments.
  • Recommending health-related accommodations or services that may be required for the student to access their education.
  • Assisting students, parent(s)/guardians, and teachers to identify and remove health-related barriers.
  • Providing in-service training for teachers and staff regarding the individual health needs of the student.
  • Training and supervising unlicensed assistive personnel to provide specialized healthcare services in the school setting.


Kern High School District Nurses Office 
5801 Sundale Avenue
Bakersfield, Ca. 93309
Phone: (661) 827-4532
Fax: (661) 396-2902

School Nurses

Nurse: Amy Greene, Director Nursing and Health Services

  • District Office
Nurse: Amanda Newton
  • North High School
Nurse: Amanda Sanders
  • Shafter High School 
  • Central Valley High School 
Nurse: Ashley Collins 
  • Bakersfield High School
Nurse: Carri Rohrbach
  • Independence High School
  • CTEC
Nurse: Jaimie Henry
  • Liberty High School 
  • Constellation & Therapeutic Learning Center (TLC)
Nurse: Jennifer Baldoni
  • Frontier High School
  • Private Schools
Nurse: Jennifer Jojola
  • Centennial High School
  • Vista West High School 
Nurse: Jill Wideman
  • VAC
Nurse: Jordan Pendley
  • Ridgeview High School
Nurse: Kathleen Figueroa
  • Arvin High School
  • Nueva
Nurse: Kiana McGill
  • South High School
Nurse: Kim Piron
  • Stockdale High School
Nurse: Kristina Eaton
  • Bakersfield Adult School (BAS) & Regional Occupational Center (ROC)
  • East
Nurse: Molly Webb
  • Highland High School
Nurse: Monica Webb
  • Mira Monte High School
Nurse: Naomi Kimbrell
  • Golden Valley High School
  • Schuetz Career Center (SCC)
Nurse: Olivia Parks
  • West High School
  • Vista High School 
Nurse: Samantha Sazama
  • Foothill High School
  • Ruggenberg Career Center (RCC)
Nurse: Tanya Bray
  • Tierra Del Sol
  • Kern Valley High School