Student Health Advisory Council (SHAC)

  • SHAC Vision, Mission and Goal

    Vision Statement: 

    All students will make educated decisions regarding their personal health.

    Mission Statement: 

    To recommend programs and resources for district health and wellness that reflect local community values and comply with state and local guidelines.


    To equip the students of BISD to make educated decisions regarding their personal health.

    What is SHAC?

    The School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) is an advisory group comprised of individuals, parents, and school staff who represent segments of the community. The group acts collectively to provide advice to the BISD on aspects of the school district’s health program.

    What do they do?

    The SHAC has a variety of roles addressing all components of a comprehensive school health program. The components include:

    • Family and Community involvement
    • Food Service
    • Health instruction (human sexuality)
    • Healthful school environment
    • Health promotion for staff
    • Health services
    • Physical education
    • School Counseling

    Why do we need a School Health Advisory Council (SHAC)?

    It’s Texas law: Title 2, Chapter 28, Section 28.004 of the Texas Education Code.

    How can I find out more about this committee and membership opportunities?

    Contact Courtney Peets, RN, NCSN at 817-245-1171 or by email at