2018 School Health Conference

Conference Overview

ASHA’s 2018 School Health conference, taking place at Sheraton Indianapolis City Centre in Indianapolis, Indiana October 4-6,  is a great resource for school health professionals across the US and internationally to learn, meet, and share ideas with like-minded professionals. Attendees represent schools, districts, state, communities, government, and other school health committed entities.  Four interdisciplinary based tracks are offered during the conference for professionals to acquire the knowledge and resources to develop, support, and assess school health tenets while embracing the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child model.

  • The Administration, Coordination & Leadership track features sessions focused on the implementation of PreK-12 coordinated school health programs at the national, state, and local level.
  • The Programs & Services track features sessions focused on the innovative delivery of school health programs and services.
  • The Research & Emerging Issues track features sessions focused on research that impact members of the school health team and that address child and adolescent health issues.
  • The Teaching & Learning track features sessions focused on health education and physical education instruction in PreK-12 school settings or the university-based preparation of individuals for school-based health education and physical education instruction.

Call for Abstracts

We invite you to submit your proposals for the 92nd Annual School Health Conference! Don’t miss your chance to inspire your colleagues in the school health industry. The deadline for submission is Monday, April 23rd. Read more here.

Conference Details


Coming Soon!



On Thursday October 4th ASHA will be offering pre-conference workshops for an additional cost. More details to come.


On Sunday October 7th ASHA will be offering a post-conference workshop for an additional cost. More details to come.

Conference Sponsorship & Exhibition

The 2018 Annual American School Health Conference in Indianapolis will attract approximately 500 school health professionals from across the nation to network and discuss current school health issues and trends, research findings and innovative teaching techniques.

Interested in sponsoring or exhibiting?  Contact info@ashaweb.org


Sheraton Indianapolis City Centre Hotel
31 West Ohio Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Check-In: 3:00 PM | Check-Out: 12:00 PM

ASHA has negotiated a special discounted sleeping room rate of $169.00 per night, plus applicable taxes and fees, available for the nights of Wednesday, October 3rd – Sunday, October 7th.

How to Book
You can reserve your room online or call the Sheraton Central Reservations at 1-888-627-8166. Be sure to mention the “American School Health Conference” room block. The special discounted room rate is available until September 7, 2018 at 5:00pm EST, or until the block is filled.

The nearest airport is the Indianapolis International Airport which is 15 miles away from the conference hotel. The Go Green Airport Shuttle offers an express service from the airport to downtown Indianapolis every half hour. The cost of the shuttle is $10.00 one-way and there is a direct stop at the Sheraton Indianapolis City Centre Hotel. Online reservations are preferred.

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