School Health Advisory Council (SHAC)
SHAC provides an efficient, effective structure for recommending age-appropriate, sequential health education programs, and early intervention and prevention strategies that can easily be supported by local families and community stakeholders.
SHAC has a variety of roles addressing all components of a comprehensive school health program.
The components include:
- Health instruction
- Healthful school environment
- Health services
- Physical education
- School counseling
- Food services
- Health promotion for staff
- Integrated school and community programs