Betty Strauss

Ms. Betty Strauss

Department of Equity, Curriculum & Instruction, 973-509-4000, ext. 6514

Supervisor of Nursing

Description of Responsibilities:
Supervise district school nurses. Responsible for all mandates, policies, regulations and procedures related to health. Assist building principals, nurses, I&RS, 504 and CST regarding accommodations that may be needed to attend school safely. Resource to PTA, SATp and health and wellness teams. Collaborate with District Mental Health Coordinator, Office of Registration, Director of Nursing-Montclair Health Department, as well as our school physician. Coordinate school physical exams for new students and athletics. Assist district supervisor of physical education and health with sexuality strand of the health curriculum.  Manage associated grants.

What I do for you:
Make sure your child’s medical needs are met so he/she/they can safely attend school. Connect families to outside resources for immunizations, physical exams, medical and dental care including eye exams and glasses.

What you can do to help me:
Please get to know your child’s school nurse and keep her informed regarding illness or change in medications/health status.  Familiarize yourselves with our health policies, procedures and forms found on the MPS district website.

Problems/Questions to direct to me:
Any questions/concerns regarding the health and wellness of your child.  Questions pertaining to the K-12 sexuality strand of our health curriculum.  Do not hesitate to reach out to me.
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