Karla Bass, BSN, RNSchool Nurse Consultant
Before coming to the Florida Department of Education, Karla served as the Interim School Nurse Administrator and Registered School Nurse Consultant at the Florida Department of Health in the Bureau of Community Health Promotion, School Health Services Program. Prior to working at the state health office, Karla worked 16 years at the local county health department level in the areas of school health, maternal-child health, clinic services, immunizations and epidemiology. She is member of the National Association of School Nurses (NASN), Florida Association of School Nurses (FASN) and Florida School Health Association (FSHA).
As the School Nurse Consultant with the Student Support Services Project at the Florida Department of Education, Karla:
Karla has a strong desire to support school nurses and school support staff to positively impact the social, emotional, behavioral, mental and physical health of students and the school community.