North Carolina School Nurse Conference

Join us for the 38th North Carolina School Nurse Conference, December 7-8, 2023 at the Koury Convention Center in Greensboro, N.C.

Tree with the text "Growing our foundational roots and reaching for the sky, 2023."This year’s theme is Growing Our Foundational Roots and Reaching for the Sky.

This conference, with over 600 annual participants, offers extensive opportunities for professional development to advance the practice of school nurses. Participants can learn from national, state and local experts, discover cutting-edge resources and network with professionals from a variety of backgrounds.

This conference is jointly provided by the Whole Child Health Section of the North Carolina Division of Child and Family Well-Being and the North Carolina Institute for Public Health at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health.

Call for Presentations

The program planning committee for the conference is seeking proposals on topics that are relevant to North Carolina school nurses in both their clinical work and their role as a member of the school-based team that addresses barriers to student health and access to education.

If you are interested in presenting at this year’s conference, please complete the speaker proposal form by June 2, 2023.

Register for the Conference

Conference registration will open September 11.


A block of rooms has been reserved at the Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons (attached to the Koury Convention Center) for a rate of $143 plus tax per night. Everyone is responsible for making their own reservations directly with the hotel. To receive the discounted rate, you must make your reservation by November 14, 2023, and mention that you are with the North Carolina School Nurse Conference.

Nursing Continuing Professional Development Contact Hours

Closer to the conference date, this page will include information about the number of nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) hours that will be awarded upon successful completion of the conference.

The Public Health Nursing Institute for Continuing Excellence is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

You must attend the entire conference to receive NCPD credit.

Sponsorship and Exhibitor Packages

Sponsorships and exhibitor packages are available for the 2023 conference. This website will be updated with the current Sponsorship and Exhibitor Prospectus in June. Exhibitor registration will be open from July 7 to November 17. To inquire about sponsorship, contact Cherelle Whitfield.

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