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    Career Assistance for Registered Nurses in Education

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  • What is CARE?


    Career Assistance for Registered Nurses in Education

    CARE is a new career ladder program that provides individualized support, mentoring, and financial assistance to classified employees seeking a career in school nursing.

    Who Can Apply

    Any classified employee may apply who is committed to undertaking the course of study and preparation that will enable them to achieve employment as a credentialed school nurse in LAUSD. 

    The application period for the 2022-2023 CARE Cohort will open May 11, 2022.  For questions, please inquire at CARE@lausd.net.

    Member Benefits

    • Mentoring and support to establish and maintain an academic pathway to obtain eligibility for employment as a school nurse.
    • Financial assistance up to $8,000 annually for education expenses including partial tuition reimbursement, textbooks, equipment and technology.
    • Career exposure to the practice of school nursing



    Program participants agree to an employment commitment of two full academic years as a school nurse with a clear credential in exchange for the support provided by the CARE program. 

    Please review the CARE Policy Guide for complete details.

CARE Members

Nursing Program Resources

  • This share drive contains powerpoints, flyers and documents about various programs to obtain nursing licensure or bachelor's degrees for nurses.