Health Services


School nurses maintain student records, perform state mandated health screenings, administer doctor-prescribed medications, perform nursing procedures, respond to illnesses and accidents, perform or assist physicians with school examinations, assist dentist with school examinations, provide health counseling and referral, conduct health related classroom instruction and serve as a parent and classroom consultant in health related matters.


Jackson Elementary

   Maria Persio, R.N., B.S.N, C.S.N


   Fax: 814-749-0543

Cambria Elementary

    Jackie Springer, R.N., B.S.N., C.S.N.


    Fax: 814-472-8674

Central Cambria High School & Middle School

   Lauren Bodenschatz, R.N., B.S.N., C.S.N.

   Alesha VanFossen, R.N., B.S.N., C.S.N.

   814-472-8860 (Option #5)

   Fax: 814-472-4785


****All full time Central Cambria School District nurses meet the state certification requirements which include:

  • Baccalaureate Degree
  • Completion of Pa. Department of Education approved school nurse certification program
  • 180 Continuing Education Units every 5 years