Attorney Gregory Baylor of Alliance Defending Freedom and LCMS ministry leaders address what schools can do and highlight a resource available in July.
KFUO Radio’s Andy Bates discussed issues facing Lutheran schools during interviews with the Rev. Bart Day, Executive Director of the LCMS Office of National Mission; Terry Schmidt, Director of LCMS School Ministry; and Gregory S. Baylor, Senior Counsel and Director of the Center for Religious Schools at the Alliance Defending Freedom.
This year’s conference is planned for Nov. 3-5 in Wichita, Kan., under the theme “Mission at Home: Standing Where You Are Planted.”
Since 1996, the LCMS School Leadership Development Program has produced a pool of almost 400 potential administrative candidates.
Mike Schiemann, principal, Forest Hills Lutheran Christian School, Cornelius, Ore.; Dr. Christopher Cody, principal, Mt. Olive Lutheran School, Milwaukee, Wis.; and Terry Schmidt, director, LCMS School Ministry, share their appreciation for teachers.
The National Lutheran School Accreditation Commission selects five Lutheran schools in the United States for special recognition as “exemplary accredited schools.”
They are the Rev. Marcus Zill, the Rev. Mark Wood, Matthew Bergholt, Deaconess Mireya Johnson and Ross Stroh.
The National Lutheran School Accreditation commission also receives training in new accreditation protocols that it approved a year ago.
Emphasizing the catechism, this edition is suitable for school-wide devotions, midweek classes, Sunday schools and congregation- or school-staff devotions.
Leaders of the eight schools will intentionally share their best practices with other Lutheran schools via webinars and print articles.
Dr. Rebecca Schmidt has almost 36 years of experience in early-childhood education and school leadership.
A poster, bulletin insert and resource manual are designed to help LCMS schools celebrate the Jan. 26–Feb. 1 observance.
Dubuque Lutheran School in Dubuque, Iowa, and Valley Lutheran School in Cedar Falls, Iowa, receive checks for $25,000.
The principal of Trinity Lutheran School, Utica, Mich., is among 61 chosen for the honor by the National Association of Elementary School Principals.
The award from the U.S. Department of Education goes to Messiah Lutheran School, St. Charles, Mo.; Our Redeemer Lutheran School, Wauwatosa, Wis.; and St. Peter Lutheran School, Arlington Heights, Ill.