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SCHOOL HEALTH ADVISORY COUNCIL (SHAC)

A SHAC is a group of individuals that represents segments of the community, generally appointed by the school district to serve at the district level. They provide advice on coordinated school health programming and its impact on student health and learning.

SHACs provide recommendations specific to changes and/or additions to the school’s health education curriculum or instruction that impact the entire school district, not just individual school campuses. School districts use a SHAC to advise them on a variety of topics.

It is important to emphasize that SHACs provide advice and can only make recommendations to the school district Board of Trustees. Texas law requires that every school district have a SHAC and the majority of members must be parents not employed by the school district.

The information above was obtained from the A Guide for Texas School Districts 
which can be accessed at the following link: SHAC Guide

The Dilley ISD School Health Advisory Council will meet four times per year:
twice in the fall and twice in the spring.

Each time our Dilley ISD School Health Advisory Council meets the
meeting agenda and minutes will be posted on our website.

For additional information, please contact:
Melody Carroll, Administrative Facilitator @ 830-965-1912 ext. 4013
or Brenda Gandara, District Registered Nurse @ 830-965-1313 ext. 1012.