Welcome to the Indiana Team
Action for Healthy Kids is the nation’s leading nonprofit and largest volunteer network fighting childhood obesity and undernourishment by partnering with schools to improve nutrition and physical activity to help our kids learn to eat right, be active every day, and be ready to learn.
The Indiana Action for Healthy Kids Team continues to provide resources to Hoosier schools to create viable wellness initiatives in their schools.
Call for Proposals – Indiana School Health Network Conference
The Indiana School Health Network is now accepting speaker proposals for its 2014 School Health Conference scheduled for June 24th and 25th at the Indianapolis Marriott North Hotel. Interested school health experts should visit here for the proposal information sheet. Proposals are due March 3, 2014.
Indiana Summit on Out-of-School Learning
The Indiana Department of Education and the Indiana Afterschool Network are hosting our 3rd Annual Indiana Summit on Out-of-School Learning! Join us for this two-day conference designed specifically for Indiana’s afterschool and summer learning program providers. The event is being held at the JW Marriott, Downtown Indianapolis on March 17th & 18th, 2014. To find out more about the conference and to register visit here.
Save the Date - Indiana School Health Conference
National School Breakfast Week – March 3rd – 7th, 2014
Indiana Summit on Out-of-School Learning – March 17-18, 2014 at JW Marriott, Downtown, Indianapolis, Indiana
Every Kid Healthy Week – April 21st – 25th, 2014
Indiana School Health Conference - June 24-25, 2014 at Indianapolis Marriott North, Indianapolis, Indiana
2012-2013 Healthy Hoosier School Award
Entering into its eleventh year, the Team honored 67 Hoosier Schools for creating healthy schools and healthy students. Click here to view a complete list of 2012-2013 Healthy Hoosier School Award winners. Stay tuned for 2013-2014 Healthy Hoosier School Award application dates – coming soon!
The Healthy Hoosier School Award was developed by the Indiana Action for Healthy Kids Team. This award honors Indiana schools that have policies and educational programs in place to promote proper nutrition and increased physical activity among their students. The winners are selected for their exemplary level of commitment to create an environment that encourages children to have healthy habits. Schools have the opportunity to receive a gold, silver or bronze level award.
There are many opportunities to get involved with Action for Healthy Kids in Indiana--from becoming a team member, to attending Action for Healthy Kids’ events, to making a financial contribution--you can help create a safer environment for our kids!