Southeastern Wisconsin School-based Asthma Management Program

Establish a circle of support centered around each child with asthma in school


Our role in SE WI SAMPROTM is to connect partners, improve systems to support students with asthma, and implement the Wisconsin Asthma Coalition school walkthrough program.

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SE WI SAMPROTM partners are implementing program activities of the four components (circle of support, provider-school nurse communication, education, and environment) to support each child with asthma and improve asthma management in Milwaukee and Kenosha. See below for available opportunities.


Kenosha Unified School District Contacts

Milwaukee Public School District Contacts

What is the role of each member (clinicians, schools and families) of the circle of support in implementing SAMPROTM?

Clinicians - Ensure all students with asthma have asthma orders on file at school

  • Communicate with schools using orders and/or school forms (e.g., SAMPROTM action plan for home and school, SAMPROTM supplementary form, local school form).
  • Send asthma orders and action plans to school nurses.
  • Build the asthma action plan for home and school into your electronic health record.
Schools – Take steps to manage the environment for students with asthma
  • Adpot or accept the SAMPROTM  asthma action plan as the offical school form.
  • Ensure all school staff know how to manage students with asthma.
  • Decrease asthma triggers in your school.
  • Contact us to schedule opportunities in your school.
School nurses – School nurses play a key role in monitoring students with asthma
  • Send the SAMPROTM asthma action plan to physicians with request to complete and return for students with asthma. 
Families – Ensure your child's asthma is well controlled at home and school
  • Contact us to be connected to an asthma educator, who can provide support to manage your child’s asthma in the home and school.
  • Use medication assistance programs to obtain coupons and/or prescription assistance programs for less expensive asthma medications.

For more information, please contact Langston Verdin, at (414) 337-4569.