School Health Advisory Committee (SHAC) (2019-20)
Citizen Advisory Committee
School Board Liaison
Sandy Evans, Mason District Representative
Lea M. Skurpski, Director, Office of Operations and Strategic Planning, Department of Special Services
Va. Code §22.1-275.1—Each school board may establish a school health advisory board of no more than twenty members which shall consist of broad-based community representation including, but not limited to, parents, students, health professionals, educators, and others. The advisory board shall assist with the development of health policy in the school division and the evaluation of the status of school health, health education, the school environment, and health services.
Participation, Implementation, and Support of the FCPS Wellness Policy
The Fairfax County School Board will engage members of the school community and the general public to develop, assess, review and/or revise the FCPS Wellness Policy and Regulations. The School Health Advisory Committee will assess and review the Wellness Policy and Regulations to make recommendations to the School Board and serve as a vehicle for engaging the public.
2019-20 Committee Charge
The FCPS School Board hereby charges the School Health Advisory Committee with reviewing factors impacting overall student health and social-emotional wellness, inclding student safety/school climate, nutrition, physical activity, sleep, school-day screen-time, and middle school start times.
FCPS Student and Staff Health and Wellness Policy and Regulation
School Health Advisory Committee Reports
2019-20 Meeting Schedule
Making Public Comment at Meetings of the School Health Advisory Committee
Time is set aside at each meeting for public comment and the committee looks forward to hearing from parents, educators, students, and the greater Fairfax County community.
FCPS Wellness Newsletter
2015-16 Final Report Presentation
View the SHAC Final Report Presentation for 2015-2016