Phone: 609.654.7544 x4423
Degrees and Certifications:
B.S. The College of New Jersey, Nursing 1980
Mrs. Debra Canale MSN, RN, CSN
Mrs. Canale has had the honor and pleasure of working for the Lenape Regional High School District as the School Nurse for Shawnee High School since 1999. Her goal as a School Nurse is to provide a comfortable and welcoming environment that provides high quality healthcare, and physical and emotional support to parents and students in need. She is an active member of the Student Intervention and Referral Team.
Mrs. Canale strives to remain current in the nursing profession. She currently works in an Emergency Department, possesses current BLS, ACLS, and PALS certifications, and attends workshops, seminars and ongoing educational opportunities to have increased awareness regarding the latest medical advances and treatment options.
In addition to her role in the nursing profession, Mrs. Canale is a certified Fitness Group and Aqua Instructor who currently teaches classes in several local gyms. She is passionate about inspiring others to achieve and maintain optimal levels of strength and conditioning and being physically active. She firmly believes that daily exercise provides a strong foundation for physical and mental health.
Mrs. Canale is very aware of the challenges that high school students face in their academic, social and personal lives. She makes every effort to assist those parents and students who need help or just someone to talk to.
Mrs. Canale looks forward to working with parents and students throughout the school year. Please do not hesitate to contact her at Extension 4423 for any questions, concerns or issues!