Dawn Lambert

Dawn Lambert

Office Phone: (717) 397-5190



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ADCP Lancaster RN to BS and MS in Nursing

Dawn has been teaching Family Health and Community Health courses in the ADCP RN-to-BS program in Lancaster, PA since 2008.
As the School Nurse Certification Program Coordinator, she developed the School Nurse track of the MS in Nursing program and presently teaches three of the four graduate level courses required for Pennsylvania school nurse certification.

Dawn began her nursing education at Lancaster General Hospital School of Nursing where she earned a diploma in nursing. She continued her education at Millersville University earning a BSN degree and then attended Immaculata College earning a School Nursing Certification. Dawn received her MSN with a concentration in Community Health and Nursing Education from West Chester University and is currently pursuing a PhD in Nursing Education.

Dawn has worked as a nursing educator in long term care as well as acute care settings and has worked as a certified school nurse at the elementary and secondary levels.

She is married to Matt Lambert and they have four children, two of whom are adopted from Bulgaria. Dawn and her husband have both participated in short-term mission trips with their church, Community Evangelical Free Church, in Elverson. Dawn is involved in the children’s ministry and the mercy and encouragement ministry.


Presently pursuing PhD in Nursing Education
M.S.N.-West Chester University
B.S.N.- Millersville University
Diploma in Nursing- Lancaster General Hospital School of Nursing

Scholarly Presentations and Abstracts
  • Chapter reviewer for “School Nursing: A comprehensive text”, second edition, edited by J. Selekman, 2013, F. A. Davis, Philadelphia.
  • “School Nurses as Peace Builders” presented to Lancaster County School Nurses Association, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, October 3, 2012
  • “Kids in Crisis: The Response of the School Nurse to Student Mental Health Crises” presented to school nurses in the Eastern Lancaster County School District, New Holland, Pennsylvania, February 15, 2013
  • “School Nurses as Peace Builders” poster abstract accepted for presentation at the national conference for the National Association of School Nurses in June 2013
Professional Memberships

National Association of School Nurses
Nurses Christian Fellowship
Pennsylvania Association of School Nurses and Practitioners
Sigma Theta Tau

New Courses Taught

School Nursing: Legal Mandates
School Nursing: Theory, Roles, and Diverse Learners
School Nursing: Clinical Practicum