Vision Statement

    All Bertie County students will reach their full personal, health, and academic potential.

    Mission Statement

    The mission of the Bertie School Health Advisory Council is to facilitate opportunities for our students, parents, staff, and community, to improve their health through effective communication, education and activities.  The SHAC shall raise the awareness and increase participation of positive health practices and activities, thus promoting "Healthy Lifestyles"


    The goals of the Bertie SHAC are to:

    • increase parent involvement in the SHAC
    • perform ongoing assessments of the eight areas of coordinated school health 
    • help ensure the success of programs designed to prevent obesity, cardiovascular disease, and chronic disease in the district's student and employee population
    • provide recommendations to the Bertie County decision makers about areas of coordinated school health that could be altered to improve the health of Bertie students and staff

    Components of Concentration for 2019-20 

    Health Services and Social Services

    Physical Activity

    Healthy School Environment

    Nutrition Services


    Meeting Minutes


    September 2019 

    November 2019

    February 2020


    Bertie School Health Advisory Council meets quarterly.

    We are looking for parents of students to join our group.


    Bertie SHAC Chair

    Danny Perry





    2019-20 Bertie School Health Advisory Counsel Members


     Ashley  Cowan

     BCS Human Resources

     Vickie Watford

     BCS Social Worker

     Bobby Occena

     BCS BOE

     Cindy Perry

     Social Services

     Danny Perry

     SHAC Chair

     Donna Peirce

     Vidant Health

     Erin Brabble

     Healthy Carolians

     Hope Eley


     Jenna Caldwell

     Albemarle Alliance

     Mary Jane Lyonnais

     Healthy Foods Coordinator

     Penny Ratzliff

     BCS Lead Nurse

     Shavonda Pugh

     Bertie Rural Health

     Teresa Beardsley

     Tobacco Prevention Manager

     Tiwana Smallwood

     BCS Nutrition Director

     Wanda Stallings

     ARHS Health Educator

     Michael White

     BCS Human Resources Director