The Scoop – For Principals 11/20/2020

Link to Graphic Presentation of this Newsletter Executive Summary – This will include information about COVID, conferences, caring for workers, compensation planning, INPEA and iLEARN. COVID Updates –                 For help with the next issue you will face: Vaccinations                 Do you have a policy draft about COVID-19 vaccinations for employees? Students?                                 I am… Read more »

School Statistical Reports Due

Don’t forget to submit your School Statistical Reports to Synod. The Indiana District is aiming for 100% compliance by December. If you have any questions about submitting your Statistical Report, let Aaron Nielsen know at Aaron.nielsen @

LEA Awards

Please see this link for the 2021 Nomination Cycle of LEA Awards.

Upcoming Educator’s Conferences

Upcoming Educator’s Conferences – Download Flyer LEA Administrator’s ConferenceMarch 21-23, 2021Orlando, FL Connections Teacher’s ConferenceNov. 22-23, 2021Fort Wayne, Indiana LEA ConvocationFall 2022 (Dates TBD)Milwaukee, WI INPEA ConferenceOct. 4-5, 2021Indianapolis, IN DOWNLOAD FLYER

Contact Tracing Clarifications and Procedures Oct 2020

School Contact Tracing Tip Sheet (10/22/2020) (Download Here)These tips courtesy of the Allen County Health Department How to determine infectious period:Person with Symptoms: The infectious period begins 2 full days before the onset of symptoms.(for example: if a person develops symptoms on Tuesday, their infectious period started on the Sunday prior – it is not… Read more »

Teacher’s Edge

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Ascension Lutheran Christian School Increases Enrollment Despite Pandemic

Ascension Lutheran Christian School is the only faith-based school located in Gary, Indiana. This year ALCS saw a 40% increase in enrollment over 2019. The growth of the LUMIN schools is especially notable given the global virus pandemic. What is it about the Gary school that is gaining the confidence of local families during uncertain… Read more »

District Schools Reopened Successfully

All 48 schools in the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod Indiana District have opened the 2020-2021 academic year with classes on campus. Schools currently offer a mix of in-person and online instruction in response to COVID-19 guidelines and parent needs. The District serves 105 counties, including all of Indiana and much of Northern Kentucky. Each school… Read more »


      Grace and Peace to you in Christ Jesus, As an LCMS School, you are part of a group of educators with a tremendous reputation for providing students with exceptional care and education while also being driven by a commitment to the Gospel. While these past several months have challenged schools in new… Read more »

INPEA Back-To-School Principals Webinar

Hello Principals, We’re wrapping up our back-to-school principals meetings for the summer and we knew you wouldn’t want to miss out! A few of our jurisdictions didn’t host in-person meetings this summer due to COVID, and some of our independent schools don’t always get to participate in our back-to-school meetings. So, we’re bringing you together for a… Read more »