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    Texas School Health Program
    PO Box 149347, MC 1945
    Austin, TX 78714-9347
    1100 West 49th Street
    Austin, Texas 78756

    Phone: 512-776-7279
    Fax: 512-776-7555

    Email comments or questions to SchoolHealth@dshs.texas.gov

Texas School Health Advisory Committee

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The Texas School Health Advisory Committee (TSHAC) provides active leadership in the identification and dissemination of school health best practices and resources for school policy makers. 

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We the TSHAC envision healthier Texans through coordinated school health.


To provide assistance in establishing a leadership role for DSHS in the support for and delivery of coordinated school health programs and school health services.  


  • Active leadership
  • Best practices identification and dissemination
  • Coordinated school health promotion 

Committee Membership 

View the committee membership roster. 

TSHAC Meetings 

View upcoming meeting dates, agendas and past meeting minutes.  


Research and Recommendations to support development of local district health policy

Resources and links to school health information and technical support 

Sample documents and other helpful tools developed by school districts 

TSHAC Statute and Rules 

Texas Health and Safety Code, Title 12, Chapter 1001, Subchapter D, Section 1001.0711, School Health Advisory Committee

Texas Education Code, Title 2, Chapter 38, Subchapter A, Section 38.104, Analysis of Results

Texas Administrative Code, Title 25, Part 1, Chapter 37, Subchapter R, Section 37.350:  School Health Advisory Committee 

Questions about TSHAC?

Email: SchoolHealth@dshs.texas.gov 

Phone: 512-776-7279

Last updated October 16, 2019