COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P. O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 15
March 21, 2003
TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Jo Lynne DeMary
Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT: School Health Advisory Board Annual Report
The Code of Virginia (22.1-275.1) requires each school division to have a School Health Advisory Board (SHAB) comprised of no more than 20 community representatives. 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 board, the Virginia Department of Health, and the Virginia Department of Education.
The 2002-2003 School Health Advisory Board Annual Report Form entitled SHAB Form(02-03) may be downloaded from the website:
Please submit two copies of the completed Annual Report Form needed by July 1, 2003, to:
Tricia Penkauskas, Project Assistant
Office of Student Services
Department of Education
P. O. Box 2120
Richmond, VA 23218-2120.
The Department of Education will forward one of the copies to the Virginia Department of Health.
Questions about the SHABs or the Annual Report Form may be directed to Dr. Fran Anthony Meyer at (804) 225-4543,(mailto:email@example.com,) or to Mrs. Gwen P. Smith, R.N., M.S.N. at (804) 786-8671,(mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org.)
Included in the SHAB Report Form is a Point of Contact sheet. Information on this sheet is used to update the Department of Educations SHAB directory. The person listed in the directory serves as the point of contact for mailing resources or other information to SHABs throughout the year.
Copies of previous years summary reports of local School Health Advisory Boards' Annual Reports are available online through the Department of Educations Virginia Comprehensive Health Education Training and Resource Center at Longwood University http://www.longwood.edu/vchetrc/. Click on Publications and Resources.
c: School Health Advisory Board Contact Persons