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Leaving a Cross in Ghana

This summer, Tim Schumacher traveled to Ghana to help Lutheran schools address their technology needs. The cross he left on a classroom wall is a sure reminder of God’s presence in West Africa.

Inspiring Compassion in West Africa

The latest INSPIRE project from Wheat Ridge Ministries — A Ban Against Neglect (ABAN )— provides homeless young women in Accra, Ghana, with shelter, food, an opportunity to learn a trade, and hope for a better future.

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ECEnet Early Childhood Educators (ECEnet):
Alphabet Letter Exchange

This year, more than 125 early childhood classrooms in Lutheran schools across the country are participating in the Alphabet Exchange. Learn how this project works and how you might be part of the exchange in the future!

AGEnetEncourAGEnet Retired Lutheran Educators (EncourAGEnet):
Who is your Timothy? Who is your Paul?

Cross-Generational Mentoring for Lutheran Schools: A SMART Investment: Seasoned mentors can provide an invaluable service to Lutheran educators. The MTM project taps into the expertise, passion, and commitment of retired Lutheran teachers to connect people in ministry.

ETnetETnetElementary Teachers (ETnet):
Teaching Kids to be “Bucket Fillers”

The Importance of Social Emotional Learning (SEL) in our Classrooms: Teaching students the value of empathy helps develop their awareness towards the emotional needs of themselves and others, and creates a healthier school environment.


GLEnetGLEnet Global Lutheran Educators (GLEnet):
A Lutheran Educator’s Guide to Teaching Abroad

We asked Jane Klammer, who currently teaches at Concordia, Shanghai, and Joel Zielke, who just returned to the states from teaching in China, questions we thought you might have asked them. Enjoy!


LEADnetLEADnet Leadership (LEADnet):
Looking Back, Looking Forward

After serving Lutheran schools for 40 years as a teacher and administrator, recently retired principal, Chuck Strohacker, shares some life lessons about Lutheran education.



SECnetSECnetSecondary Educators (SECnet):
Summertime Fun and Funds

For more than 50 years, summer programs at Long Island Lutheran Middle and High School in New York City have provided students an opportunity to have fun and learn. This year over eight weeks, the program enrolled about 4,000 students, ages 5 to 16 in 37 different sport, recreation, academic, and arts programs. Are you interested in starting a summer program at your Lutheran School? Read to learn about the challenges and payoffs.


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