K Beard & Associates, LLC promotes excellence in nursing by providing high quality educational programs.  

...Because better never stops.  ~VM 


Dr. Beard is a nurse educator and has over 30 years of nursing experience in acute and long-term care settings. Students across the state have sought her assistance to prepare for and pass the NCLEX-RN for more than a decade. She has improved the NCLEX-RN pass rate for several nursing programs in New York. She received her EdD from Dowling College and her MS in Adult Health from Stony Brook University. Her research focuses on strengthening the capacity of academia to graduate a diverse workforce that's more prepared to advance health equity. 

Dr. Beard founded Long Island Adult Health, an NP owned and operated company that provided primary care to homebound patients. She is a board certified Acute Care Adult-Geriatric Nurse Practitioner and Nurse Educator. She currently serves on the editorial board for the American Journal of Nursing. She is a fellow in the New York Academy of Medicine, National League for Nursing and the American Academy of Nursing. She has published several articles and lectures on best practices for educating nursing students. Her expertise in nursing and her ability to deliver dynamic lectures has helped hundreds of nurses pass the NCLEX-RN and safely care for patients!

Dr. Beard has over 30 years of nursing experience which includes

  • President of K Beard & Associates, LLC
  • Founder of NY'S Boot Camp 4 Nurses
  • Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing
  • Fellow in the New York Academy of Medicine
  • Fellow in the Academy of Nursing Education
  • National speaker on Best Practices for Culturally Responsive Pedagogy, Implicit Bias & Building Inclusive Environments

Lisa Dyer MEd, BA

Professor Dyer is our math and reading extraordinaire. She holds an undergraduate degree from Penn State University and a Master’s degree in Education from Queens College, School of Education. She has tutored for many years and has helped many students who considered giving up, successfully pass national exams. She currently teaches math for the New York City Department of Education. Students personally request to be in her class because her tutoring style creates phenomenal results like no other!

Congrats to FSC      

Boot Camp Students-   100% pass rate for   2020!!


Virtual Review Class

Oct. 2-4 & 10-11


5 Day NCLEX-RN Review For 2020

Farmingdale State College


May 26th-30th 2020


Jan 13th-17th 2020


Register by phone 631 254-0721 or


Fax registration form to

631 254-0768


Mail registration to

169 Commack Rd 

Suite H210

Commack, NY 11746


Call us for a review at your school