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Lincoln Public Schools

School Health Advisory Council

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention defines a School Health Advisory Council as “an advisory group composed primarily of school, health, and community representatives who act collectively to advise the school district on aspects of child health as defined by the Coordinated School Health (CSH) Model.” The School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) provides advice to the district on the impact on student health and learning of the following components of a coordinated school health program:
  • Health Education
  • Healthy School Nutrition
  • Physical Education
  • School Health Services
  • Guidance, Counseling, and Social Service
  • Healthy School Environment
  • Staff Wellness
  • Family and Community Involvement
The Lincoln Public Schools' SHAC meets on a regular basis during the school year and its membership includes teaching staff, social workers, school nurses, the Food Service Director, parents and a community representative. Meetings are open to the school community. For more information or to share a concern or idea, please contact Maureen Richichi, Chairperson, at 781-259-9407 or mrichichi@lincnet.org

Stacey Clarkin, Wellness teacher, Hanscom
Eileen Dirrane, School Nurse, Hanscom*
Jodi Gorman, Parent
Cathleen Higgins, Food and Nutrition Services Director*
Melissa Nordstrom, Wellness teacher, Lincoln*
Dan Pereira, Director, Lincoln Parks and Recreation*
Stephanie Powers, Student Services Administrator
Laura Regrut, Parent*
Maureen Richichi, School Nurse, Lincoln*,Chairperson
Jena Salon, Parent
Ilene Spiro, Social Worker, Lincoln*
*member since inception 
Last Modified on December 16, 2014
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