COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P. O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 27
May 10, 1996

ADMINISTRATIVE

TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: William C. Bosher, Jr.
Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT: School Health Advisory Board Annual Report

 
  Please find attached a copy of the 1996 School Health
  Advisory Board Annual Report Form.  According to the Code of
  Virginia (22.1-275.1) each school division is required to
  have a School Health Advisory Board (SHAB) comprised of no
  more than twenty (20) community representatives.  In
  addition, each School Health Advisory Board is required to
  submit an annual report on the status and needs of student
  health in the school division to any relevant school, the
  school boards, the Virginia Department of Health, and the
  Virginia Department of Education.
  
  In reporting to the state agencies, the School Health
  Advisory Board Chairperson should submit two (2) copies of
  the Annual Report Form to the Department of Education by
  July 1, 1996.  The Department of Education will forward one
  of the copies to the Virginia Department of Health.
  
  Questions about the School Health Advisory Boards or the
  Annual Report Form may be directed to Fran Anthony Meyer at
  (804) 225-4543 or, H. Douglas Cox, Director, Office of
  Special Education and Student Services at (804) 225-2402. 
  Please send two (2) copies of the Annual Report Form to:
  
                    Fran Anthony Meyer, Ed.D. Specialist
                    Comprehensive School Health 
                    Department of Education
                    P. O. Box 2120
                    Richmond,  VA  23218-2120
  
  An analysis of the 1995 and 1996  SHAB Reports is near
  completion.  Copies of the analysis of the 1994 School
  Health Advisory Boards' Annual Reports will be available
  upon request.  If you would like a copy, please contact Fran
  Meyer at the Department of Education.
  
  WCBjr/sbh
  Attachments: This memo and its attachment will be sent to
               the superintendent's office.

  c: School Health Advisory Board Chairpersons