Presentation Materials
Health. Moves. Minds. Superintendent Symposium
February 22, 2019

Welcome / Agenda
Introductory slides
Gary Lemke
Executive Director, INSHAPE

Adversity! The Brain, Behavior, and Learning
An exploration on how the brain is affected by stress, its ability to bounce back, and calming effects of movement and breath! An overview on evidence-based brain aligned strategies that contribute to emotional, social and cognitive health.
Lori Desautels
Associate Professor, Butler University

Kids First – State Priorities, Programs, and Resources
Indiana’s State Education leader will provide an update on current initiatives and efforts by the State’s Department of Education to strengthen services provided to Hoosier students.
Dr. Jennifer McCormick
Superintendent of Public Instruction, Indiana Department of Education

Huddle Up: Let’s Talk School Safety
In December 2018, the departments of Homeland Security, Health and Human Services, Education, and Justice jointly released the “Final Report of the Federal Commission on School Safety.” In this activity, we will discover the three biggest “take-aways” in the Prevention section of the report. Protect/Mitigate and Respond/Recover are the other two sections.
(resources: Deck of cards;   Instructions;     Results)
Ann Huntoon
School of Public Health Indiana University

How Whole Child, Whole School, Whole Community Comes to Life in my School District
Two Indiana district-wide case studies describing the lessons learned when using a comprehensive model to improve academic outcomes.
Dr. Jim Roberts
Superintendent, Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation

Break Out: Mythbusters
New research and new resources mean that long held beliefs may need to be revisited. This interactive quiz show format challenges the status quo.

Assessing and Addressing Youth Risk Behaviors
The Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) is a national school-based survey. YRBSS monitors six categories of health-related behaviors that benchmark the status and improvements in school mental, emotional, and physical health.
Dr. Kristina Box
Commissioner, Indiana State Department of Health

State of the Child 2019
What are the top challenges for kids in Indiana as a whole—and what do we do about them? This session will provide the latest data from the upcoming 2019 Indiana KIDS COUNT® Data Book and county snapshots, as well as best practice research on successful approaches to key child well-being issues.
Charlie Geier
Vice President, Indiana Youth Institute

2019 National Drug & Alcohol IQ Challenge
Jamie Sparks
President-Elect, SHAPE America

Minds in Motion
Based on the latest science, the original national Physical Activity Guidelines have been recently updated. Learn how this essential resource can be used by policy makers in schools, communities, and homes.
Gary Lemke
Executive Director, INSHAPE

Introducing the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, 2nd edition
Gary Lemke
Executive Director, INSHAPE

Developing a Culture of Equity & Inclusion
The importance of relationship building to ensure students are respected for who they are.   Additional resources:
Beth Niedermeyer
Superintendent, Noblesville Schools