The SHAC-in-Action: Partnering for Healthy Kids project helps initiate, enhance, and support SHACs throughout the state of Texas! Access tools and resources to put your SHAC in actions!

SHAC-in-Action: Partnering for Healthy Kids Team

An Initiative Led By:

Dairy Max
YMCA
Partnership for a Healthy Texas
TAHPERD
Texas A&M Ag.
ITT

About

Welcome to the world of School Health Advisory Councils (SHAC)! The SHAC in Action: Partnering for Healthy Kids initiative is lead by a collaborative group under Texas Action for Healthy Kids (TAHK) SHAC Leadership Team, comprised of a variety of organizations and state agencies, each bringing a unique skill set to the initiative. Current SHAC in Action: Partnering for Healthy Kids partner organizations and agencies include: Action for Healthy Kids, YMCA, the Partnership for a Healthy Texas, IT’S TIME TEXAS, Texas AgriLife Extension, and Dairy Max.

Every school district is required to have a School Health Advisory Council (SHAC). Checkout our SHAC in Action Toolkit below! This collection of tools, resources, online workshops and best practices from districts across the state is designed to help create, enhance and provide on-going support to SHACs throughout Texas.

You have access to the tools and resources, now put your SHAC in Action!


SHAC in Action Toolkit

The SHAC-in-Action: Partnering for Healthy Kids project is proud to provide access to a variety of best-in-class, SHAC-related tools and resources. Use the links below to access websites, downloads, and online workshops that can help you get started or improve an existing SHAC! Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or additional topics for discussion.


SHAC Online Workshops
Date Posted Time Duration Webinar Description
April 9, 2019 11:30 AM 60 Minutes SHACs in Action – Wellness Policies 101 | Click here to learn more!
February 5, 2019 11:30 AM 60 Minutes SHACs in Action – Selling School Health | Click here to learn more!
March 28, 2018 11:30 AM 60 Minutes SHACs in Action – Social and Emotional Learning | Click here to learn more!
February 28, 2018 11:30 AM 60 minutes SHACs in Action – Award-winning SHAC Models | Click here to learn more!
November 28, 2017 11:30 AM 60 Minutes SHACs in Action – Parents are the Power | Click here to learn more!
October 24, 2017 11:30 AM 60 Minutes SHACs in Action - The Impact of SHACs | Click here to learn more!
October 10, 2017 11:30 AM 60 Minutes SHACs in Action - SHAC 101 and Coordinated School Health vs. The Whole Child Model | Click here to learn more!
April 25, 2017 11:30 AM 60 Minutes SHACs in Action - Partnering for School Health - What Does the Law Say? | Click here to learn more!
March 28, 2017 11:30 AM 60 Minutes SHACs in Action - Partnering for School Health - A Healthy School Food Culture.  Click here to learn more!
February 28, 2017 11:30 AM 60 Minutes SHACs in Action - Partnering for School Health - Time for RECESS | Click here to learn more!
October 25, 2016 11:30 AM 60 Minutes SHAC in Action: Focusing on Social and Emotional Wellbeing | Click here to learn more!
September 27, 2016 11:30 AM 60 Minutes SHAC in Action: SHACs Impacting Wellness Change | Click here to learn more!
August 30, 2016 11:30 AM 45 Minutes SHAC in Action: Resources for Recruiting Parents | Click here to learn more!
May 24, 2016 11:00 AM 60 Minutes SHAC in Action: Campus Improvement Plan and Frisco ISD | Click here to learn more!
April 26, 2016 11:00 AM 60 Minutes SHAC in Action: Partnering for School Health - Recess Policy | Click here to learn more!

SHAC Contacts

We’ve compiled a list of SHAC representatives, organized by district, who have kindly volunteered to provide share their insight and SHAC-related experiences.

Become a Resource


Become a resource in the SHAC community by sharing your contact information below. We’ll add you to the list of SHAC Contacts, who have volunteered to share tips, resources, recommendations, and information about their experiences with the SHAC community.


Request a SHAC Training

Some of the training materials might have already been covered and recorded in the SHAC-specific webinars (left), however, the TAHK SHAC Leadership Team members also provide trainings throughout the state, though a training cannot be guaranteed. If you are interested in attending an existing training or hosting your own training, please complete the form the in the link below.


SHAC Awards

About the SHAC Awards


Every year, SHAC in Action member organizations select five School Health Advisory Councils from a pool of applicants using a set of criteria including the number of active council members, number of participating students and parents, frequency of meetings, reporting practices, number of issue areas addressed, and accomplishments this school year. Each winning district will receive two free registrations for the 2019 Healthier Texas Summit with a travel stipend and one free registration for the 2020 TAHK Summit.


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SHAC-in-Action: Partnering for Healthy Kids Team

An Initiative Lead By:

Dairy Max
YMCA
Partnership for a Healthy Texas
TAHPERD
Texas A&M Ag.
ITT