Fit, Healthy, and Ready to Learn
shows that healthy children do better in school - from attendance and
behavior to academics and overall performance. The Wylie I.S.D. Health
Advisory Council (SHAC) works with the district to help school
communities support good health and academic achievement.
What is 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 Wylie I.S.D. 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
Why do we need a School Health Advisory Council (SHAC)?
What is included in a coordinated school health program(CSHP)?
- Family and community involvement
- Nutrition services
- Physical education
- Health education
- Counseling, psychological & social services
- Health services
- Health promotion for school staff
For information: Contact Melanie Brewer, Wylie I.S.D. Food Service Director, at 692-4353 Ext 1017 or email@example.com