School Health Advisory Board


Mission Statement

The Virginia Beach City Public Schools established a School Health Advisory Board (SHAB) in 1991. Its primary purpose is to advocate for student health, and to advise the school division regarding student health issues and school health programs. The SHAB meets quarterly during each school year at the Laskin Road Annex and is comprised of volunteers which includes: parents, school employees, health professionals, and community representatives.

Contact person:

Mary Shaw, VBCPS Coordinator of Health Services, 757.263.2025


The meeting dates for the 2019-2020 school year are October 9, 2019, December 4, 2019, February 19, 2020 and May 13, 2020. All meetings are on Wednesdays and held from 9-10:30 a.m. at the Laskin Road Annex, 1413 Laskin Road.