Dr. Michael J. Mann

Michael J. Mann spent over 15 years working as a teacher, principal, and administrative leader and was fortunate to be a member of high performing educational teams that prioritized promoting student health and wellbeing as a means to improving student academic outcomes and their prospects for life success. Currently, he is an assistant professor at the West Virginia University School of Public Health, where he teaches and conducts research on public school and public health partnerships as a means of ensuring the wellbeing and success of every child. His presentations are thoughtful, often touching and humorous, celebrations of how schools can help every student discover their own greatness.


Tommy Reddicks

Tommy is an educator, administrator, author, presenter and artist. He began his career teaching music in public, private, and charter schools from 1995 to 2009 before moving into school administration. He is currently Executive Director of Paramount School of Excellence in Indianapolis.
As a strong believer in data-driven solutions for health and education, Tommy began partnering with health initiatives in Indianapolis in 2011. Through data-driven collaborations with the Richard M Fairbanks Foundation, Community Health Networks, Indiana University, Research and Evaluation Resources, and the M.A. Rooney Foundation, Tommy has pushed for innovations in school-based health center models by leveraging correlations between academic performance and social determinants of health.


Dr. Lori Desautels

Dr. Desautels graduated with a BS in Special Education from Butler University, a MS in counseling education from Indiana University and earned her Ph.D. in philosophy with an emphasis on early adolescence/thought formation from Indiana University and American Institute of Holistic Theology (AIHT). She is a featured writer for Edutopia, and has written several books, including "How May I Serve You, Revelations in Education,” "Unwritten, The Story of a Living System" co-authored with educator Michael McKnight, and recently published “Brain-Aligned Strategies: Addressing the Emotional, Social, and Academic Health of all Students.”


Day 1 - Tuesday, June 19th


  • Healthy, High Achieving & Hopeful: The Full Promise of School Health

Morning Breakout Sessions


Featured Speaker

  • Making the Connection: Why We Care About Oral Health
    • Presentation

Afternoon Breakout Session


Day 2 - Wednesday, June 20


  • Changing the Game: Student Health & School Readiness

Morning Breakout Sessions

  • Student Health IS a Readiness Issue
    •  Presentation
  • P.A.T.C.H. - Providers & Teens Communicating for Health
  • Simple Strategies
    to Help Children of Trauma
  • Beyond Abstinence
    Information on Relationships & Sexual Health for Students
    •   Presentation
  • Indiana Article 7: Special Ed Law, Strategies and You 

General Sessions

Afternoon Breakout Sessions

General Sessions