LEA Networks

LEA's Networks are special interest groups that can help you become a more effective educator.



Early Childhood Educators Network (ECEnet)

For teachers and administrators in early childhood programs through grade 2

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Elementary Teachers Network (ETnet)

For teachers of grades 2-8


Retired Lutheran Educators Network (EncourAGEnet)

For retired church workers and those thinking of retirement. Free subscription to the weekly EncourAGnet Bulletin available via registration page.


Leadership Network (LEADnet)

For administrators of Lutheran school and early childhood programs and centers



Parish Educators Network (PEN)

For those serving in education apart from school ministries as a part of their service to schools or independent of service to schools. Examples: DCEs, pastors, DCOs, deaconesses, teachers in additional service as youth workers, Sunday school leaders, VBS directors, etc.


Mission and Outreach Network (MOnet)

For those interested in mission work and outreach around the world and in their own backyard.


Secondary Educators Network (SECnet)

For educators in all departments of Lutheran high schools and middle schools


Student Network Live (SNL)

For students preparing for church work as teachers, pastors, DCEs, DCOs, deaconesses, lay ministers, children's ministers, etc. Students have a special registration page for free membership.



Special Note

DCEnet, now Parish Educators Network, retains its resources in the LEA Online Library. The Network page for the former DCEnet also is available.


Network Listservs: Each Network (except SNL) operates a listserv for use by its members. Subscription is available by request from ed.grube@lea.org. Listserv participants agree to abide by LEA's Netiquette. Click here for a pdf version of LEA Listserv Netiquette.