SHAC - Student Health Advisory Council

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About Us

SHAC is a group of high school youth from across Jefferson County who work to impact wellness in Jeffco Schools. 

Mission:   Pioneering the way toward balanced, healthy lifestyles and a quality learning environment by giving students a voice in health and bringing district-wide awareness and education around physical and mental well-being.

1) Give Students a voice in health
2) Create peer-to-peer education tools in areas of school health
3) Spread the word about school health

The SHAC Intro Video

Interested in joining SHAC?  
Application for the 2019/20 school year will open in February 2019! 
 Application Here!

Application deadline: April 10h, 2019

Interested in creating your own district or school
 youth advisory council? 
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Watch the video!

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    • All members go through an application and interview process in the beginning of each school year. 
    • New members are then invited to attend starting in October. 
    • Meeting Agendas
    • The Jeffco Student Health Advisory Council meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month  from 5:00-7:30
    • Calendar
    • Documents

    Previous Initiatives 
    Jeffco's Bully Prevention Policy Video

    Link to video
    April Campaign!


    High School Students Interested in Joining SHAC?  


    SHAC wins Colorado Innovation Competition!  

    photo credit (Delia Palmisano/Blue House Photography)
    SHAC's idea: an app to get youth outdoors won the 2016 Colorado Innovation compitition!  Over 70 entries went through a public voting process, with the finalists chosen after answering pannelest questions and a live audience vote.  SHAC won the youth grand prize!  

    Jeffco Student Health Advisory Council member Mae Thompson does Tedx Talk on Youth-Adult Partnerships