Sheila joined the WDS team as our new school nurse in February of 2022.
Sheila comes to WDS after several years working as an RN at Astor Services for Children and Families in Rhinebeck where she provided medical care for pediatric residents, worked with the clinical team to design individualized psychiatric plans of care, and used Therapeutic Crisis Intervention techniques to assist children who are experiencing emotional crisis.
Prior to that, Sheila served as the school nurse for students aged 3-8 in the Hudson City School District. Other healthcare related experience includes nursing work at Northern Dutchess Hospital and Vassar Brothers Medical Center. Outside of healthcare, Sheila has worked as a marketing and communications professional, a journalist, and a teacher facilitator.
Sheila holds a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from SUNY Binghamton and received training from the New York State Association of School Nursing. She also holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from American University where she may have been in classes with Jennifer Cinti!