School Health Advisory Council

What is School Health Advisory Council (SHAC)
District Contact:  Amy Busby, Assistant Superintendent of Student Services

A SHAC is a group of individuals representative of segments of the community, generally appointed by the school district to serve at the district level. They provide advice on coordinated school health programming and its impact on student health and learning.

SHAC's provide recommendations specific to changes and/or additions to the school's health education curriculum or instruction that impact the entire school district, not just individual school campuses.

Every independent school district is required by law to have a School Health Advisory Council. (Title 2, Chapter 28, Section 28.004 of the Texas Education Code)

Montgomery ISD has adopted and enforces a policy to ensure that campuses comply with agency vending machines and food service guidelines for restricting student access to vending machines. Board Policy CO (LEGAL)

Montgomery ISD has adopted and enforces a policy and procedures that prescribe penalties for the use of tobacco products by students and others on school campuses or at school-related or school-sponsored activities. Board Policy DH (LOCAL)

Montgomery ISD has adopted and enforces policies to ensure that elementary school, middle school, and junior high school students engage in at least the amount and level of physical activity required by Education Code 28.022(l). Board Policy EHAB and EHAC

Montgomery ISD notifies parents that they can request in writing their child's physical fitness assessment results at the end of the school year. Board Policy FFA

MONTGOMERY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all.

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