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Jane Walsh

Charge Nurse

203-245-2778 ext. 313

Jane has passionately practiced school nursing for over 30 years. She has worked in every educational setting from preschool Headstart Programs, kindergarten through high school and college in both public and private schools. After graduating from Saint Francis Hospital School of Nursing she pursued work in mental health at the Brattleboro Retreat, Middlesex Hospital acute psychiatric unit, and at The Community Health Center. Jane has been a health advocate, a spouse abuse counselor, medical liaison, and an editor for a national newsletter for domestic violence prevention

After moving to Vermont graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Education, Johnson State College and pursued graduate studies for integrative medicine at The Path Institute at Plymouth State College. She holds an Educators License in Vermont and is a National Board Certified School Nurse. Currently as a member of the Association of School Nurses for Connecticut, Jane is appointed to the School Nurse Advisory Council for the State of Connecticut. She is a member of the Wellness Committee at Grove School.

In 2007 the seaside and the opportunity to be part of the Grove community prompted a move to CT. Working with adolescents in a private school setting is a privilege and Jane looks forward to each day as it brings diverse challenges to the enthusiastic team in the Health Center. The program at Grove School supports the integration of health in partnership with student academic success and the promotion of mind, body and spiritual health which have always guided her personal and professional goals.

Outside of health care, Jane has many diverse interests including the humanities, New England maritime history, fabric art, wood design and building, cultural studies, travel, kayaking, skating, cross country skiing, snorkeling with manta ray, and Vermont life.

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