National League for Nursing

2600 Virginia Ave NW 8th Fl
Washington DC  20037

Phone: (202) 909-2500

National League for Nursing

The NLN offers faculty development programs, networking opportunities, testing and assessment, nursing research grants, and public policy initiatives to its 40,000 individual and 1,300 institutional members.

Founded in 1893 as the American Society of Superintendents of Training Schools for Nurses, the National League for Nursing was the first nursing organization in the United States. Today the NLN is a renewed and relevant professional association for the twenty-first century. Cited by the American Society of Association Executives for the “will to govern well,” the NLN is committed to delivering improved, enhanced, and expanded services to its members and championing the pursuit of quality nursing education for all types of nursing education programs.

The National League for Nursing, headquartered in New York City, is led by a board of governors elected at large by the membership for three-year terms. The volunteer president of the board works closely with the NLN's chief executive officer.

Dedicated to excellence in nursing education, the National League for Nursing is the preferred membership organization for nurse faculty and leaders in nursing education.

Dedicated to excellence in nursing education, the National League for Nursing is the preferred membership organization for nurse faculty and leaders in nursing education. NLN members include nurse educators, education agencies, health care agencies, and interested members of the public.

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The National League for Nursing promotes excellence in nursing education to build a strong and diverse nursing workforce to advance the health of our nation and the global community.

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Founded: 1893

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Past Events

2018 NLN Education Summit

2018 NLN Education Summit
08:00 am - 09/12/2018

At National League for Nursing

Join peers and thought leaders at the premiere gathering of nursing educators at the 2018 NLN Education Summit. The conference will take place September 12 - 14,...

Diversity & Inclusion: Facilitating Race-Related Discourse that

Diversity & Inclusion: Facilitating Race-Related Discourse that
08:00 am - 06/29/2018

At National League for Nursing

Highly effective educators who are prepared to facilitate race-related discourse and interrupt negative assumptions linked to race are critical to the elimination...

NLN CNE Prep Course

NLN CNE Prep Course
08:00 am - 06/22/2018

At National League for Nursing

A One-Day Intensive Review of to Assess Readiness and Identify Areas for Further Study This workshop is an intensive, comprehensive review of the major content...

NLN Scholarly Writing Retreat - Summer 2018

NLN Scholarly Writing Retreat - Summer 2018
08:00 am - 06/09/2018

At National League for Nursing

The NLN | Chamberlain College of Nursing Center for the Advancement of the Science of Nursing Education is pleased to continue the expansion of the NLN Scholarly...

How to Teach Thinking Across the Curriculum

How to Teach Thinking Across the Curriculum
08:00 am - 06/06/2018

At National League for Nursing

New nurses require well-developed clinical reasoning skills in order to deliver safe, effective, and compassionate care. Preparing students for practice demands...

Free CNEA Webinar - NLN CNEA: Preparing for an On-Site Program E

Free CNEA Webinar - NLN CNEA: Preparing for an On-Site Program E
02:00 pm - 05/16/2018

At National League for Nursing

This webinar is for programs that are planning to host an NLN CNEA on-campus program evaluation visit. Discussion will include the needed arrangements and logistical...

NLN CNEA Accreditation: Focus on Systematic Evaluation Plans and

NLN CNEA Accreditation: Focus on Systematic Evaluation Plans and
02:00 pm - 05/02/2018

At National League for Nursing

This webinar will provide a brief overview on the purpose of systematic evaluation plans (SEPs) in supporting program quality improvement and how to design feedback...

2018 Nursing Education Research Conference (NERC)

2018 Nursing Education Research Conference (NERC)
08:00 am - 04/19/2018

At National League for Nursing

Meet and network with more than 400 nurses at the Nursing Education Research Conference (NERC). NERC provides nursing administrators, faculty, students, researchers,...

Preparing Your Program for NLN CNEA Accreditation: Beginning the

Preparing Your Program for NLN CNEA Accreditation: Beginning the
08:00 am - 04/17/2018

At National League for Nursing

Are you preparing your nursing program for initial accreditation? Do you have questions about how to plan and organize your program’s goal of achieving accreditation?...

Achieving NLN CNEA Accreditation in Practical/Vocational Nursing

Achieving NLN CNEA Accreditation in Practical/Vocational Nursing
08:00 am - 03/16/2018

At National League for Nursing

Are you preparing your practical/vocational nursing program for initial accreditation? Do you have questions about how to plan and organize your program’s goal...

NLN CNE Prep Course

NLN CNE Prep Course
08:00 am - 03/09/2018

At National League for Nursing

The NLN’s accredited Certification for Nurse Educators establishes nursing education as a specialty area of practice and creates a means for faculty to demonstrate...

Writing Your Program’s NLN CNEA Self-Study: Process and Outcomes

Writing Your Program’s NLN CNEA Self-Study: Process and Outcomes
08:00 am - 03/02/2018

At National League for Nursing

The collective process of writing a self-study provides program faculty with the opportunity to conduct a self-assessment of program strengths and areas for further...

Learning to Use Debriefing for Meaningful Learning

Learning to Use Debriefing for Meaningful Learning
08:00 am - 02/09/2018

At National League for Nursing

Debriefing has been identified as an essential component of practice teaching for the development of clinical reasoning skills and to augment meaningful learning...

The ABC's of Developing Program Systematic Evaluation Plans for

The ABC's of Developing Program Systematic Evaluation Plans for
08:00 am - 02/08/2018

At National League for Nursing

Interested in learning more about how to develop a systematic evaluation plan for your program? And how you can use the plan to help prepare your program for accreditation?...

Public Policy Webinar

Public Policy Webinar
05:00 pm - 01/29/2018

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#NLNVoices University Webinar: The Political Landscape & How Nurse Educators Can Lead During the 115th Congress, 2nd Session This webinar will outline the National...

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