Training Resources

The following school staff training and support resources are available for print and electronic distribution.

The Association recommends that all training of school staff is conducted or supervised by a school nurse or other qualified health care professional:

NDEP's Helping the Student with Diabetes Succeed: A Guide for School Personnel

A comprehensive guide developed by key federal government agencies and diabetes and educational organizations to educate school personnel about diabetes management at school.

Diabetes Care Tasks At School: What Key Personnel Need To Know

Thirteen PowerPoint training modules and corresponding DVD video segments for by health care professionals to train school nurses and other school personnel in diabetes care tasks.

Tips to Help Teachers Keep Kids with Diabetes Safe at School (PPT)

PowerPoint Presentation and talking points to help inform teachers about how to keep kids with diabetes safe at school. school nurses and parents can work together to present the information. The presentation defines diabetes, describes warning signs for immediate concerns such as hypoglycemia, and gives tips for helping students with diabetes succeed in the classroom.

Helping Students with Diabetes Thrive in School 

Paula L. Jameson ARNP MSN CDE, On the Cutting Edge, Summer 2006 newsletter of the American Dietetic Association. This article reviewed the common challenges faced by students with diabetes and offers solutions to overcome these challenges.

Diabetes Care Tasks Training Video (WMV)

Children with Diabetes Brochure (PDF) 

  • Last Reviewed: September 20, 2013
  • Last Edited: April 18, 2014

Articles from Diabetes Forecast® magazine:

Diabetes Forecast