IN-KY Lutheran Schools

We Lift Up in Prayer – Week of July 8, 2019

For those that mourn the loss of loved ones The family of Stanley Koehlinger, father of Mark Koehlinger (Concordia Luthean High School, Fort Wayne) and Sara Cunningham (Immanuel, Valparaiso) who entered his heavenly home on June 28th. The family of Louis Herring who was called to live with Jesus on June 30th.  Lou retired as… Read more »

2019 Indiana District Youth Gathering (IDYG) Annoucement

The annual Indiana District Youth Gathering will be held November 22-24, 2019, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in southeastern Indianapolis.  Our theme for this year is “Together – by Faith” based on Hebrews 12:1-2.  The Gathering will include lots of fellowship opportunities as well as Bible study, service, and worship.  Registration materials will be available… Read more »

Beyond Islands

Reprinted from The Lutheran Schools eNewsletter. Posted on June 16, 2019 by Jessica Neuman – Lutheran Spirit, Quality Education Technically the IDCI – Social Studies Curriculum Team finished three days ago. However, I can’t stop thinking about the great experience I had being a part of this team and pilot program. I had the opportunity… Read more »

Early Education Matters — Statewide Updates

Attend a local Indiana AEYC meeting or join a Facebook live presentation to learn about upcoming changes to early childhood system policy. At these meetings, staff from the Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning will share some updates on the structure of Indiana’s quality support system. All providers will have the chance to attend a… Read more »

Indiana District Youth Gathering – SAVE THE DATE!

The annual Indiana District Youth Gathering will be held November 22-24, 2019, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in southeastern Indianapolis.  Our theme for this year is “Together – by Faith” based on Hebrews 12:1-2.  The Gathering will include lots of fellowship opportunities as well as Bible study, service, and worship.  Registration materials will be available… Read more »

Last Call for the 2019 Early Childhood Conference

Don’t miss the Indiana District Early Childhood Conference on June 15th.   Click here for all the details. The Official Registration deadline is past but contact amy.mews@in.lcms.org  or call 260-423-1511 x2212 for last minute registration opportunities.    

Updated Professional Growth Opportunity FAQ Available for Teacher Licensing

The Office of Educator Licensing has updated the Professional Growth Plan (PGP) Frequently Asked Questions document to include additional information to help educators with recent licensing changes impacted by HEA 1002. In addition to this information, administrators are reminded to frequently check the PGP work queue in their LVIS accounts, as more teachers than usual… Read more »

CHOICE Scholarship – New Income Guidelines

Recent legislature passed laws that allow another level of income for Choice Scholarship students.  The income guidelines, estimated award amounts, and the eligibility track explanation documents have been updated to reflect the new 70 percent Choice Scholarship Award criteria. Go here  and click on the links to open the documents. To receive the CHOICE Scholarship… Read more »

On Teaching to the Test (as the ILEARN window closes)

As I contemplate all about ILEARN as this year’s testing window is now closed, my son Matthew is finishing his studies for the Step One test as part of his medical school training.  Each day since April 15, Matt’s regimen is studying the content from his first two years of medical school in the mornings,… Read more »