Fellow faculty member and Instructor of Nursing, Heidi Gonzalez has been awarded the Dorothy Dewar Service Scholarship based on record of exemplary service, pursuing the EdD in Leadership at VSU, and a cumulative GPA 4.0. Along with this accomplishing milestone, she recently sat the Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) Examination and based on her exemplary performance, was credentialized as a Certified Nurse Educator (CNE).
The Value of the CNE Certification
Certification in any field is a mark of professionalism. For academic nurse educators, it establishes nursing education as a specialty area of practice and creates a means for faculty to demonstrate their expertise in this role. It communicates to students, peers, and the academic and health care communities that the highest standards of excellence are being met. By becoming credentialed as a Certified Nurse Educator (CNE), you serve as a leader and a role model.