2020-2021 SHAC Representatives:

  • Rebecca Smith, SHAC Chair

  • Amber Payne, SHAC Vice Chair

Rachel Barber RN, BSN
Tyler ISD Representative

School Health Advisory Council (SHAC)

The School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) for Tyler ISD functions in compliance with the Texas Education Code, Section 28.004.  The purpose is to assist the district in ensuring that local community values are reflected in the district’s health education instruction.  The specific duties of SHAC include making recommendations related to health education curriculum and hours of instruction, nutrition and fitness education, appropriate methods for instruction of human sexuality (sexual health) and strategies for a coordinated school health and safety program.

Mission: To develop an awareness and commitment to a safe and healthy lifestyle throughout the Tyler ISD community.


  • Increased communication throughout district as to the function of SHAC

  • Increased involvement and education of parents in SHAC related areas


Meetings will be held via Zoom from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

  • September 22 - Meeting ID: 843 2118 5415 and Passcode: 648241

  • November 10, 2020

  • February 9, 2021

  • April 13, 2021

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