Non-Public Schools

Who We Are

To promote and protect the health and well-being of students in Bergen County’s non-public schools through guidance and supervision of the school nurses, thus enhancing their educational success

What We Do


  • Ensure quality control and equal access to specific nursing services in accordance with N.J.S.A. 18A:40-23 et seq.: 6A:16-2.5, Nursing Services to Non-public Schools
  • Assure that non-public school nurses are following best practices according to New Jersey School Health Services Guidelines
  • Provide non-public school nurses with the most current school nursing practices and regulations

Our Services

  • On-site supervision
  • On site visits for quality assurance or program assistance (lice screenings, immunization audits)
  • School nurse orientation
  • Continuing professional development (in-service)
  • Monthly resources/reference mailings
  • On-call telephone consultation
  • Assistance with required protocols or screenings
  • Coordination of schedules and services
  • Provision of Mantoux tuberculin skin testing according to current regulations
    • Assistance with Mantoux testing follow-up
  • Guidance on ordering of equipment and supplies
  • Assistance with or provision of standing orders


NJ Department of Education (NJDOE) Nonpublic School Services

Contact Us

Maria Colasante, RN, BSN

Inter-Local Service Coordinator

 Bergen County Department of Health Services

One Bergen County Plaza  • 4th Floor • Hackensack, NJ 07601-7076

Phone: 201-634-2600 • Fax: 201-336-6086