School Health Advisory Council (SHAC)
The Board shall establish a local School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) to assist the District in ensuring that local community values are reflected in the District’s health education instruction. Education Code 28.004(a)
The SHAC shall meet at least four times each year. Education Code 28.004(d-1)
The Board shall appoint at least five members to the council. A majority of the members must be parents of students enrolled in the District and must not be employed by the District. One of those members shall serve as chair or co-chair of the council.
The Board may also appoint one or more public school teachers, public school administrators, District students, health-care professionals, members of the business community, law enforcement representatives, senior citizens, clergy, representatives of nonprofit health organizations, representatives of local domestic violence programs, or representatives of another group.
The District must consider the recommendations of the local SHAC before changing the District’s health education curriculum or instruction. Education Code 28.004 (b)