Parent volunteers are needed. The council meets four times a year. Parents may contact the school nurse if interested in serving.
What is a SHAC?
A SHAC is a group of individuals representing segments of the community and school district which provides advice to the district on coordinated school health (CSH) programming and its impact on student health and learning.
Coordinated School Health
All Texas schools are required by law to implement a CSH program in grades K-8.
Texas Education Code: Title 3, Chapter 38, Section 38.013
What is Coordinated School Health?
Coordinated School Health is a systematic approach of advancing student academic performance by promoting , practicing, and coordinating school health education and services for the benefit and well-being of students in establishing healthy behaviors designed to last a lifetime.
Eight Components of CSH
* Health Education
* Healthy and Safe School Environment
* Counseling and Mental Health Services
* Parent and Community Involvement
* Staff Wellness Promotion
* Health Services
* Physical Education
* Nutrition Services