ISMHI Whole Child Summit


  Indiana’s 4th Annual

Educating the Whole Child Summit:  

Creating the

Conditions for Learning


February 23, 2022 - Indianapolis Marriott East





Keynote Speaker:  Mr. Tim Wise

Author, International Speaker and Advocate


Tim Wise


We are so happy to be offering you a day of learning and sharing as we continue our collective journey to educate the whole child in Indiana. Our mission to work alongside you to create the conditions for learning for all children remains unwavering.

This year we, along with our Summit sponsor, Project Aware, are excited to welcome you back in person to the Indianapolis Marriott East. We have a terrific day planned for you, including an early morning inspirational youth performance. What a great way to start the day! We are also thrilled to be offering a wide variety of 75-minute breakout sessions, delicious food, a plethora of exhibitors, and an internationally celebrated keynote…author, speaker, and advocate, Mr. Tim Wise.

Registration is open and cost to attend is $200 per person. Certificates of Attendance for 6 instructional hours will be avalable at no charge. Details below.

We sell out every year so don’t wait to register! See you in Indy in February!


Attend the Summit to:

  • Learn from state and national experts
  • Hear how school districts are creating conditions for learning and meeting the needs of the whole child within school frameworks at the Tier I, II, and III level
  • Gain access to new resources and interventions
  • Learn how to create and improve school-based mental health services and collaborative efforts with community partners
  • Network with speakers, exhibitors, and other school district personnel
  • Earn Certificate of Attendance for 6 instructional hours


Who Should Attend

The Summit is designed for educators, and we use that term inclusively for any adult who touches the lives of students within a school district, as well as mental health professionals, human service providers, and anyone who is interested in creating the conditions for learning in order to educate the whole child.


Date, Time and Location

Date:  February 23, 2022
Time:  Summit Check-In:  7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m., EST,  Depart:  4:00 p.m. EST
Location:  Indianapolis Marriott East, 7202 East 21st Street, Indianapolis, IN 46219

Early Summit Check-in Available
Tuesday, February 22, 2022,  5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., EST
Avoid waiting in line the morning of the Summit by checking-in the evening prior! The check-in desk for the Summit will be located adjacent to the exhibitor area at the Indianapolis Marriott East.

For complete Summit schedule, see Summit Schedule tab below


Cost and Registration

The registration fee for this Summit is $200.00 USD.

To get details and register, click on the "Registration, Hotel Information and Consumer Education Funds" tab below.


Tim Wise is among the most prominent anti-racist writers and educators in the United States. He has spent the past 25 years speaking to audiences in all 50 states, on over 1500 college and high school campuses, at hundreds of professional and academic conferences, and to community groups across the country.

Wise has also trained corporate, government, entertainment, media, law enforcement, military, and medical industry professionals on methods for dismantling racial inequity in their institutions, and has provided anti-racism training to educators and administrators nationwide and internationally, in Canada and Bermuda. Wise is the author of nine books on race and race relations.

Read Mr Wise's Complete Bio  


Registration and payments are processed online by Indiana University (IU) Conferences. You may pay with a purchase order, credit, or debit card. Once registered, you will receive a confirmation of registration and payment. If you choose to pay via purchase order, payment must be made by January 31, 2022 or your registration will be deleted and you will be unable to attend the Summit. Questions about registration and payment should be referred to IU Conferences at or you may call them directly at 1-800-933-9330.

All registrations are final. No money will be refunded.

 Register here


Hotel Information
Indianapolis Marriott East
7202 East 21st Street Indianapolis, Indiana 46219
Below is the link to reserve a hotel room the night before the Summit.

Book your group rate for Indiana's Educating the Whole Child Summit


Consumer Education Funds
For information on Consumer Education Funds for family members or individuals with disabilities in Indiana, see or call 317-232-7770.

 In January 2022 registered attendees will be given access to our Event Mobi Conference app which will include a detailed agenda, breakout session information, and so much more!

Get Summit 2022 Schedule

Certificates of Attendance for 6 instructional hours will be available at no charge and can be used for:
• Professional Growth Plan points.
• Indiana Professional Licensing Agency Continuing Education credits for Speech Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapist Assistants licensing requirements.
• Indiana Professional Licensing Agency for Category I Continuing Education hours for Social Workers (LSW), Clinical Social Workers (LCSW), Marriage and Family Therapists (LMFT) , Marriage and Family Therapist Associates (LMFTA ), Mental Health Counselors (LMHC ), Mental Health Counselor Associates (LMHCA) , Addiction Counselors (LAC), and Clinical Addiction Counselors (LCAC) licensing requirements.


The Indiana Institute on Disability and Community is committed to providing equal access to this event for all participants. If you have questions about accessibility or have a request for alternative formats or other accommodations, please contact Julia Deaton at or 812-855-6508 with your request at least three weeks in advance of the event.

Contact Us
If you have questions about the Summit, please contact Julia Deaton at Registration questions should be directed to Indiana University Conferences at 800-933-9330 or For additional content information, contact Kristy Eaton at


Call for Proposals

Thank you for your interest in submitting a proposal for the 4th Annual Indiana's Educating the Whole Child Summit 2022! 

The deadline to submit a proposal is November 29, 2021. You will receive an email by December 17, 2021 to inform you if your proposal was accepted. For those proposals accepted, the main presenter will receive a free conference registration valued at $200.

Please submit an engaging workshop proposal that will be 75 minutes in length and based upon one of the following six Summit topic areas: adult self-care; mental health; restorative practices; SEL implementation and practice; SEL data assessment, collection, analysis, and decision making; and responding to the misunderstandings and criticisms on SEL.

Questions may be directed to Dr. Kristy Eaton

Submit Proposal Here