Mr. Anthony Fontaine, fondly known as “Nurse Anthony”, is a Certified Registered School Nurse who pursued his passion for nursing at Kean University by earning a Master’s Degree in School Nursing from Nathan Weiss Graduate College. As one of Hudson County Schools of Technology’s District school nurses and the last school nurse at KAS Prep High School before closing its doors for good, Anthony joined the Explore Wolfpack Team in 2017 bringing with him previous nursing experience in pediatric, acute and sub-acute, long term, head trauma/coma, tracheotomy/respiratory ventilator, oncology, psychiatric, geriatric, and home care areas of nursing. By utilizing therapeutic communication that is supported by his diverse clinical experience, Anthony strives to treat all students with compassion and believes evidence-based practices will lead to the best possible student outcomes.
As a proud father whose daughter earned her Bachelor’s Degree in English from William Patterson University, Anthony enjoys playing guitar, listening to music, travel, finding new places to eat, spending time with family and friends. As a lifelong learner, Anthony has a genuine appreciation and respect for education; diversity, acceptance of all cultural, ethnic, socioeconomic, and religious differences; and the health and future of our students, staff, and overall community.