Health Services Overview


    Health Services assumes responsibility for appropriate assessment, planning, intervention, evaluation, and/or referral activities for students in the school district. The department also serves as a direct link among physicians, families and community agencies to assure access and continuity of health care for students; provides relevant instruction, counseling and guidance to students, parents and staff concerning health related issues.

    Mission Statement
    Springfield Public Schools Health Services is committed to educational excellence and enhances the educational experience by the removal or modification of health related barriers to students and by the promotion of optimal levels of wellness. This is accomplished within the framework of the nursing process, which includes assessments, nursing diagnosis, outcome identification, planning, intervention and evaluations.

  • Contact Health Services

    1050 10th Street
    Springfield, OR 97477

    Phone: 541.744.4131
    Fax: 541.744.4822

    Health Services Staff

    Patricia Amell, BSN RN
    Douglas Gardens Elementary
    Guy Lee Elementary
    Maple Elementary
    Briggs Middle
    Academy of Arts and Academics
    Community Transition Program

    Kara Mead, BSN RN
    Centennial Elementary
    Riverbend Elementary
    Two Rivers Dos Rîos Elementary
    Hamlin Middle
    SPS Night School
    SPS Online
    Brattain Online

    Bethany Laird, BSN RN
    Ridgeview Elementary
    Thurston Elementary
    Thurston High
    Gateways High
    GED Program
    GHS Young Parent Program | SHSCDC
    Thurston High School Child Development Program

    Elaina Ullmann, BSN RN
    Walterville Elementary
    Thurston Middle
    Springfield High
    Willamette Leadership Academy

    Amy Young, BSN RN
    Mt Vernon Elementary
    Page Elementary
    Yolanda Elementary
    Agnes Stewart Middle

    Amanda Becker, LPN

    Tanya Martin, RN, BSN, CPN
    Lead Nurse, Health & Safety Coordinator

    Kassie Nelson, Administrative Secretary