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Meet Your School Nurses


 Holly Dunn    

Holly Dunn has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Pensacola Christian College.  For the past 18 years she has worked in various areas of hospital nursing.  Six years ago, Holly began working as a school nurse for special needs children at the Access School in Little Rock where her youngest, adopted son recently attended.  Holly is married to her husband Joe and they have 4 children; Blake, Olivia, Jacob, and Noah.  Holly says she has enjoyed all aspects of the Nursing profession but especially loves working with children.

    Haley Shelby

Haley graduated from University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2008 with an Associates Degree of Science in Nursing.  She has worked with children for 9 years.  During this time she was confronted with a variety of medical conditions that required acute care in the pediatric population.  Her experience in the pediatric field means Haley will prove a valuable asset to students at ACA.  Haley is married to her husband Mitchell, and their family consists of 1 son, 2 daughters, and 2 dogs.  Haley's favorite thing about being a nurse is wearing all the "hats" that fall under the "nurse" title and seeing the positive effect she can have on a patient and family, no matter the situation.

     Amber Ventress

Amber graduated from University of Arkansas Medical Sciences in 2004 with a Bachelors of Science Nursing. She worked through nursing school and continues to work at Arkansas Children's Hospital. During her tenure at Children's she has worked in The Burn Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, on the Special Staffing Team, Hospital Nursing Supervisor, and currently in Occupational Health. Amber's valuable experience with children's care will be much appreciated at Arkansas Christian Academy. Amber is married to her high school sweetheart Jeremy.  Together they have a daughter named Isabelle and a son named Cooper. 

Rachel Picking

Rachel has a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) from the University of Central Arkansas. She has 12 years of nursing of experience caring for infants and children. She has also worked in nursing education. She currently works in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

Rachel is married to her husband William and their family consists of 2 wonderful daughters and 1 crazy dog.