School Health Advisory Committee

In 2005, the 79th legislature passed SB42. This comprehensive school health education package focused on a number of significant issues; one of which was the establishment of a state-level School Health Advisory Committee at the Department o f State Health Services (DSHS). The text of the statute, now codified in the Health and Safety Code, can be found at http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us , Title 12 of Chapter 1001, Subchapter D, Section 1001.0711: SCHOOL HEALTH ADVISORY COMMITTEE.

TSHAC Guiding Principles

  • Assuring a healthy future for all
    Texans will guide the work of this committee.
  • To that end, we will work to
    Support a healthy and safe school
    environment that fosters learning.
  • We will dedicate our efforts to goals that will produce
    Healthier minds and bodies through effective school
    health education and services.
  • Achieving
    Academic success by providing leadership to those
    who teach and empower our students will be our
    sustaining and overarching charge.
  • We will champion the practice of
    Coordinated School Health to effectively reach our
    goals and objectives through the eight components
    of coordinated school health programming.


During the 2015-2016 school year, SHAC meetings were held September 16, 2014, November 18, 2014, January 20, 2015, and March 17, 2015.
 
 
SHAC meetings for the 2015-2016 school year are:
 
September 16, 2015
November 18, 2015
January 20, 2016
March 17, 2016

All meetings are at 6:00 pm in the HISD board room, and the public is welcome to attend.

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