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School Health Advisory Council

What is SHAC?

A SHAC (School Health Advisory Council) is a school board appointed advisory group of individuals who 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 LISD SHAC is made up of parents, community members, students, and school staff working together to improve the health of all students and families through coordinated school health programs

Fit, Healthy and Ready to Learn:

Research shows that healthy children do better in school - from attendance and behavior to academics and overall performance

Why do we need a School Health Advisory Council (SHAC)?

  • It's Texas law
  • Healthy children learn better
  • Schools play an important role in teaching healthy habits
  • Healthy homes and healthy schools support healthy children

SHAC Meetings


In September of 2019, the School Board approved 27 members of SHAC for the 2019-2020 school year.  SHAC met four times over the course of the school year on the following dates:

  • October 30, 2019
  • December 4, 2019
  • February 26, 2020
  • May 20, 2020 - via ZOOM
Meeting Agenda and Notes