ELCA Schools and Early Childhood Education Centers
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) encourages this church, its members, and the public to express the faith by supporting and nurturing public, private, and parochial education. The ELCA values education and treasures all children of God.
The ELCA, through its Schools and Early Childhood Education Centers Program Area,
- supports and provides counsel to its schools and early childhood education centers, their supporting congregations , and to congregations interested in beginning a school or early childhood education center,
- advocates for and represents Lutheran schools and centers to government agencies and the Council for American Private Education,
- offers an employment database for those seeking to teach in Lutheran schools and those seeking administrative or teacher candidates, and
- develops resources such as an annual devotion guide for educators in Lutheran settings.
Learn more about ELCA schools and early childhood education centers.