Vanessa Novak, LSN, RN, BSN, NCSN
Hello! My name is Vanessa Novak, though students know me as Ms. Vanessa or Nurse Vanessa. I am honored to be the Licensed School Nurse (LSN) at Parkway Montessori Middle School. I have been a registered nurse for 8 years with this being my third year with St. Paul Public Schools. Before school nursing I worked in day surgery as a surgery center director. In my spare time I directed a youth theater company for middle and high school students. My passion for working with youth helped me make the leap to school nursing and I am so glad I did!! I am committed to protecting the health and safety of students as well as addressing, and removing, health related barriers to learning.
I grew up in Minnesota and live in Saint Paul with my husband, son and two dogs. In my spare time I love to travel, bake, take part in the theatre world, be outside, and most of all, spend time with family and friends.
Education: St. Catherine University - Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Certifications: Nationally Certified School Nurse (NCSN)
Monday: 8:15a - 11:15a
Tuesday: 8:15a - 11:15a
Wednesday: 8:15a - 11:15a
Thursday: 8:15a - 11:15a
Friday: Remote all day
Phone: (612) 548-4934
Health Office Phone: (651) 888-7655