Attention: The Quarterly Nurse Leader Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, December 17th has been cancelled due to the weather. The program will be rescheduled to Monday, April 13, 2020. Thank you!

Advancing School Health Practice to Meet the Needs of Diverse, Multi-cultural Students

SHIELD provides training that fulfills DESE certification requirements, discusses emerging trends, shares best practices, and addresses the complex physical, behavioral, and psycho-social health issues facing school-aged children.

In addition, SHIELD also offers continuing nursing education (CNE) and continuing medical education (CME) credit, curated resources, and leader development for
comprehensive school health programs.

SHIELD Weather Cancellation Policy
If hazardous winter weather is predicted for the day of a program, a status message (confirmation or cancellation) will be posted here by 3pm on the day prior to the meeting. Please refer to the SHIELD homepage first before calling/emailing the office. Thank you!

Prior registrations will automatically role over to the new date, if you are unable to attend the new date please contact us.

If the town where the training is scheduled to be held cancels school that day because of the weather, the program that day will be canceled. If the school district has a delay because of weather, the program will be held as scheduled. If you have any questions or concerns about this please call 617-358-5005 or e-mail

SHIELD is a collaboration among the Boston University School of Public Health Activist Lab, the Boston University School of Medicine Continuing Medical Education Office and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.