Jessica Polcyn RN, BSN
Jessica Polcyn joined the Burlington Area School District in 2015, bringing with her 17 years of previous school nursing experience. Jessica earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Marian University in 1995. She also earned her Health Educator certification from St. Mary’s University in Minnesota in 2013.
Prior to joining the Burlington staff, Jessica worked in Montello as a school nurse and health occupations instructor in the high school, where she developed a nursing assistant program for the district. She is also an adjunct Nursing Instructor for Madison Area Technical College, teaching Basic Nursing Assistant, Health Care Career Exploration and Medical Terminology. She was part of the eSchoolCare Project Advisory Board, to develop an app to assist school nurses nationwide with school health care concerns. Jessica enjoys taking a week or two each summer to spend time providing Camp Nursing at the Wisconsin Lions Camp in Rosholt, WI and has worked with the Marquette County Public Health Department assisting with Program Development and Immunization Clinics.
Jessica is responsible for the district health services, which include policy and procedure development, education and training of health service staff, developing and monitoring students’ Individual Health Care Plans and providing 1:1 care to the students. She is a member of both the Wisconsin Association of School Nurses and the National Association of School Nurses.