School Health Coordinator II

Debbie Wood, RN, BSN, PHN, MA, Credentialed School Nurse

Debbie Wood came to Bakersfield City School District in November 2002. Prior to coming to Bakersfield City School District she was Director of Health Services for Delano Union School District for six years. Debbie began her School Nursing career with Bakersfield City School District in 1987, prior to which she was a Public Health Nurse with the Kern County Health Department.

She is a leading innovator in School Health in the Central Valley, and has held the position of President-Elect of the Central Valley Section of the California School Nurse Organization. She was awarded the School Nurse Administrator of the Year for the Central Valley Section of the California School Nurse Organization in 1997. She has presented at the National Task Force on Healthy People 2010 in 1998, and for statewide conferences to groups such as the California School Health Administrators.

Debbie holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing, and a Master’s of Arts in Administration from California State University, Bakersfield and a School Nursing Credential from California State University, Northridge.

She can be contacted via email, or by phone at 631-5895.

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Nondiscrimination Policy

Bakersfield City School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived characteristics of race or ethnicity, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identifications, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information or any other characteristic identified in Education Code 200 or 220, Penal code 422.55, or Government Code 11135, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying, you should immediately contact the school site principal and/or the District’s Human Resource Administrator, at 661-631-4663, or at 1300 Baker Street, Bakersfield, California 93305. A copy of BCSD’s Uniform Complaint Procedures and Non-Discrimination policies are available by clicking here and/or upon request.