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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, Assistant Director

  • Kern Learn
  • Valley Achievement Center (VAC)

Nurse: Jamie Henry

  • Constellation/TLC
  • Liberty High School
  • Shafter High School & Central
 Nurse: Monica Munn
  • Arvin High School & Nueva
  • Mira Monte High School
 Nurse: Tanya Bray
  • Kern Valley High School
  • Tierra Del Sol
 Nurse: Noami Kimbrell
  • Golden Valley High School
  • Ridgeview High School
  • Schuetz Career Center (SCC)
  • South High School
  • Bakersfield Adult School
  • Highland High School
  • North High School
  • Regional Occupational Center (ROC)
Nurse: Carri Rohrbach
  • Independence High School
  • Stockdale High School
  • Vista West
Nurse: Alicia Shannon
  • East High School
  • Foothill High School
  • Ruggenberg Career Center (RCC)
Nurse: Olivia Parks
  • Bakersfield High School
  • Vista P
  • West High School
Nurse: Jennifer Jojola
  • Centennial High School
  • Frontier High School
  • Private Schools