Indiana School Health Network

Covering Kids & Families of Indiana (CKF-IN) is proud to serve as the lead agency for the School Health Network and the annual Indiana School Health Conference.  CKF-IN’s Schools and Early Childhood Committee meets quarterly and serves as advisors for the Indiana School Health Network and the School Health Conference.

The Indiana School Health Network is a member of the American School Health Association and the School-Based Health Alliance.

If you would like to learn more about how you can become involved, email ishn@ckfindiana.org.  We welcome new committee members and partners all year long!

To learn more about the annual School Health Conference click here. 
 

Our Vision: The Indiana School Health Network believes that every student in Indiana can be healthy and academically successful, achieve his/her potential, and have enhanced life-long well-being.

Our Mission: The Indiana School Health Network (ISHN) is a statewide coalition and clearinghouse that engages and convenes key stakeholders to:

  • Promote, enhance and advocate for comprehensive, coordinated school health programs and services;
  • Promote, enhance and advocate for school-based and school-linked health care including dental and behavioral health, health education and health promotion services;
  • Educate and engage families, health care agencies, faith-based organizations, businesses and not-for-profit organizations about the health needs of children and youth;
  • Provide a forum for professional and agency support, resource and professional development and networking opportunities for members, schools and school personnel; and,
  • Enhance and strengthen inclusive community and school health partnerships.

The Indiana School Health Network is dedicated to addressing four Priority Areas:

Best Practices to be identified and shared to increase support for school health among all partners.

Communication/Awareness to increase knowledge about school health among all partners.

Funding Support for School Health to sustain and expand school health programs.

Policy/Advocacy to support school health through legislation and community education.