A school health advisory council (SHAC) is a group of individuals that represent different segments of the community. By Law a majority of the members must be persons who are parents of students enrolled in the district and who are not employed by the district, the NISD SHAC is made up of parents, community members and school staff working together to improve the health of all students and families through coordinated school health programs.
Title 2 Chapter 28 section 28.004 of the Texas Education Code
What is included in a Coordinated School Health Program?
- Family and community involvement
- Nutrition Services
- Health education
- Counseling, psychological & social services
- Health services
- Health promotion for school staff
- Healthy School Environment
How can I help?
Become knowledgeable about district efforts to create healthy learning environments. Works with your school's PTA and campus principals to help implement practices that promote healthy lifestyles for our school age children. Attend District SHAC meetings.
For additional information or to become a member, please contact:
John Vincent, RN
Director of Health Services
409-420-6600 ext 4127