The AISD School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) meetings:
Monday, September 27, 2021 at 6:00 pm at the AISD Administration Building in the Valley View Room
Monday, November 15, 2021 at 6:00 pm at the AISD Administration Building in the Valley View Room
Monday, February 28, 2022 at 6:00 pm at the AISD Administration Building in the Valley View Room
Monday, April 25, 2022 at 6:00 pm at the AISD Administration Building in the Valley View Room
What is SHAC?
The School Board has established a local health advisory council to assist the District in ensuring the local community values and health issues are reflected in the District’s health education instruction. The Board has appointed members to the council, a majority of which are parents of students enrolled in the District. Other representatives are public school teachers, public school administers, health care providers, and members of the business community.
What Does The Council Do?
The SHAC has a variety of roles addressing all components of a comprehensive school health program. The components include:
Healthful school environment
Health promotion for staff
Integrated school and community programs
The local school health advisory council’s duties include recommending:
The number of hours of instruction to be provided in health education
Health education curriculum appropriate for specific grade levels that may include a coordinated health education program designed to prevent obesity, cardiovascular disease, and Type ll diabetes.
Instruction to prevent the use of tobacco
Appropriate grade levels and methods of instruction for human sexuality education
President, Teresa Bentle VPresident, Diane Russell Secretary, Jaclyn Conner
Jennifer Artis, Brad Barham, MD, Teresa Bentle, Leslie Boiles, Olga Chavana, Jaclyn Conner, Bruce Crook, Stacy Evans, Christin Fletcher, Elviria Garcia, MD, Vania Gonzales, Emily Goolsby, Misty Harrison, Linda Langston, Paige LeMasters, MD, Catherine Maeder, Terra Ann New, Peter Norton, MD, Emily Ritchey, Diane Russell, Julia Smith, Matt Taylor, Roger Thomas, Tricia Reyes Varela, Elizabeth Wilson