SHAC - Student Health Advisory Council

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About Us
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.

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

1) Give Students a voice in health
2) Educate students and adults, and spread the word about school health
3) Create peer-to-peer education tools in areas of school health

Interested in joining SHAC?  Application Is Open! 

Application deadline: September 15th, 2017

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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
    The Student Health Advisory Council Intro Video

    Previous Projects
    Jeffco's Bully Prevention Policy Video

    Link to video
    April Campaign!


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    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