Oliver Foundation Healthy Choices Grant
Deadline October 15, 2022
Texas Obesity Awareness Week Lunch and Learn
Thursday Sept 15, 2022 - 11:30am-1pm
This year, the Partnership for a Healthy Texas and the Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living will be presenting a virtual lunch and learn targeting legislators on Thursday, September 15th. The focus of the briefing will be to provide data-driven information and facts on obesity in Texas to state legislators as they prepare for the 2023 legislative session. The event will be held virtually from 11:30 to 1:00 pm central time.
Implementing New TEKS and New SHAC Tules
SEPTEMBER 20, 2022 11:30am
New rules for SHACs and new TEKS were introduced during 2021-22 school year. Learn how different districts have implemented these new rules and what process they went through to approve new curriculum for health and physical education.
SAVE THE DATES! TX AFHK Annual Summit
November 15-16, 2022
Make plans to join us on November 15-16 for learning sessions, networking and connecting with schools and districts across the state. We will have a youth panel, an update on plans for the upcoming legislative session as well as sessions on mental health in schools, School Health Advisory Councils, challenges of teen vaping and more! This will be a FREE Event
Reaching for Excellence (RFE) in Texas
The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) invites public and charter schools to apply for the Reaching for (RFE) in Texas School Health Grant, two $10,000 grants will be awarded for the 2023-2024 school year. The goal of the RFE grants is to fund projects that inspire students to live healthier lives. Projects must focus on at least one key component of the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Model.
Attend one of three informational webinars in September to learn more about the application process. The application will open on September 1, 2022, and close November 14, 2022. Click on the link below for more information and to apply.
Join the TX SHAC Network
School districts and campuses must consider the health of children as we move forward after the pandemic. SHACs are the best way to make sure parents and community members have a voice in how health issues are addressed. If you are concerned about child health, you need to be involved with your School District’s SHAC. Find out more by joining the Texas SHAC Network
Check out our newly TX SHAC Network website, where you can find information on the laws that govern SHAC, resources for wellness policies and more!