Charting Your Course

A Back to School Event by the Indiana Dept. of Education

Thursday, July 25th, 7:30am-4:30pm

2820 North Meridian Street

Indianapolis, IN

Free parking is available to all participants in parking lots 12 and 14 in front of the building, as well as, in the campus parking garage across the street.


Attendees should enter through the main doors at the front of the building.


Registration will be from 7:30 am - 8:30 am ET. Participants are invited to arrive during this time to check-in and visit informational booths during the partner fair. The training will begin 8:30 am ET.

This training will be a GREAT way to kick off the new school year!

The Back to School Training is a free one-day event put on by the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE). The day will kick-off with a speaker followed by multiple break- out sessions. This training geared towards Food Service Directors will help schools have the most up-to-date and thorough information from different areas within school nutrition to ensure that sponsors will be set up for a successful school year.

View the agenda with session topics and descriptions below.

All Stressed Up and No Place to Go

IDOE is very excited to present Lori Borgman as the speaker for the morning opening session. Lori will discuss that in times of stress, laughter may be your best defense.


More about Lori Borgman.

Need a Place to Stay? Want to Find a Restaurant Nearby for Lunch?

Click here to access information on nearby hotels and restaurants, including great places to go during the lunch break!

Milco Dairy Farm Tour & Dinner

Wednesday, July 24th, 4:30-8:30pm

930 South County Road 275 East

Lewisville, IN

Make plans to join us the night before the training for a free tour and dinner on the farm! Sponsored by the American Dairy Association Indiana.


Arrive at the Ivy Tech Culinary and Conference Center by 4:15 pm to board buses and begin our evening. You will be dropped back off to your car at 8:30 pm.