IN-KY Lutheran Schools

Professional Development at Valpariso University for 2019-2020

Professional Educators Partnership announces 3 workshops for next year.   Go here for more information or to sign up.   All sessions have “early bird” and “group registration” discounts!   Save-the-Date-2019-2020-Flyer September 30:  Differentiated Strategies:  A Model and Strategies for Responsive Teaching in Middle & High School Jessica Hockett, adolescent expert, will explore a model and strategies for Responsive Teaching… Read more »

Apply for a Grant to Take your Class to a State Park or Lake next School Year!

The Indiana Natural Resources Foundation is sponsoring a grant program to assist educators wanting to take field trips to State Parks and Lakes. Educators interested in taking K-12 students on field trips to an Indiana state park or statemanaged lake in the 2019-2020 school year can receive financial help through the Indiana Natural Resources Foundation… Read more »

Phishing Scam Warning

Rev. Dan Lepley of Our Shepherd, Avon was “hit” with a phishing scam and sent us the notice he sent to his congregation on how to be be prepared for these.  Please read the following and consider preparing your congregation and e-mail friends for such events. A new version of an old phishing scam is circulating, in… Read more »

Joy:Fully Lutheran! Chapel Talks and NLSW Materials Available!

BOTH the 2019-2020 Chapel Talks and National Lutheran Schools Week (NLSW) materials have been released and are available for schools to access and use in their planning for the upcoming school year! Following the theme of “Joy:Fully Lutheran” used by the 2019 LCMS Convention, both resources explore 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24 and focus on joy in… Read more »

Indiana Teacher Licenses

Summer is the time to apply for teaching licenses, renew licenses, convert licenses, add content areas, etc. Everything you want to know about licensing can be found at  You will find How to apply for a license How to renew a license How to professionalize your license How to add content areas to your… Read more »

Continuing Education for Church Workers and Laypeople

Continuing education is a great way to refresh and renew for both pastors and laypeople. Consider taking advantage of this Continuing Education course offered at Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Zechariah: Behold Your King!  July 29–31  Dr. R. Reed Lessing Based upon Dr. Lessing’s forthcoming CPH commentary on Zechariah, this seminar includes a… Read more »

LutheRun Middle School Cross County Program

Looking for a summer conditioning program, come train twice a week with the LutheRun XC Program.  LutheRun Middle School Cross Country is open to all Lutheran school students and Lutheran homeschooled students entering grades 4-8.  All levels of runners are encouraged to attend! Our summer program provides strength and endurance training as well as fundamental… Read more »

NLSA Dates

May 15: Due date for annual reports for schools that have National Lutheran School Accreditation (NLSA) June 5:   Annual District Accreditation Commission at the Indiana District Office; invitations to serve on this commission will be sent out soon.

IRS Form 5578 for Nonpublic schools

Every year each school must file a Form 5578 – Certification of Racial Nondiscrimination with the United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) by the appropriate deadline.   This includes free-standing preschools.  The purpose of this form is to maintain your tax exempt status. The deadline is May 15 for schools which have a fiscal year that… Read more »