June 27 - 28, 2017

Marriott East, Indianapolis

The adventure awaits...

The Indiana School Health Network and its lead agency, Covering Kids and Families of Indiana, strive to be on the leading edge of change and invite you to join us for the 8th Annual School Health Conference. Together we will explore educational neuroscience strategies, tele-health clinics, Indiana's opioid epidemic, health policy changes affecting school health and other initiatives impacting Indiana school health. This is an opportunity to not only learn about, but to embrace and shape change as we venture toward New Horizons in School Health.

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Thank you to our Sponsors ...


Community Health Network


Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Indiana State Department of Health
Managed Health Systems




Meridian Health Services
St. Vincent


Call for Exhibitors ...

Exhibitors create a more robust experience for our conference attendees. In addition to providing them with valuable information and resources, exhibitors have the opportunity to connect with a diverse audience concerned with the health and education of Hoosier children.

Click here for Exhibitor Packet.


Featured Speakers

This year's day one keynote, Educational Neuroscience: Brains, Behavior & Engagement, will be presented by Dr. Lori Desautels, an author and assistant professor at both the undergraduate and graduate levels at Butler University in Indianapolis. After lunch, Dr. Joan Duwve will provide an update on Indiana's Opiod Epidemic in one of the general sessions.

Dr. Lori Desautels recently released an e-book "Brain-Aligned Strategies: Addressing the Emotional, Social, and Academic Health of all Students".  Click here to read.

Day two’s keynote is Dr. Sue Baldwin.  Dr. Baldwin is an implementation leader of the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Model in a large urban district of 60 schools.  Her work is focused on merging health and education initiatives through data driven health decisions, policy advocacy, community partnerships, higher education partnerships and evaluation. 


Past Conferences