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660 Mason Ridge Center Drive
Suite 100
St. Louis, MO 63141
Ph: 314.590.6200
Fax: 314.590.6201

Elementary Education

ASCD: The Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development provides professional research, resources, and continuing education for educators.

LEA: The Lutheran Education Association is a membership-based association of Lutheran educators.

Lutheran Educator's Resources Site: The Lutheran Educator's Resource Site is designed with Lutheran Educators in mind. We are compiling a listing of lesson plans, acceptable use policies, curriculums, Internet projects, and school web sites for you to use as resources. We invite you to submit any information that you would like to share with other Lutheran Educators around the country.

Lutheran Elementary School Association (LESA):TheLutheran Elementary School Association (LESA)is a resource which serves those who teach and those who learn in St. Louis metro Lutheran elementary schools.
All schools are affiliated with the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod or the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. LESA promotes Lutheran elementary education in the St. Louis metro area, provides professional development opportunities for Lutheran elementary school teachers & administrators and provides tuition assistance scholarships to families struggling with the cost of Lutheran elementary school tuition through its Building Blocks Scholarship Fund division.

NLSA:National Lutheran School Accreditation provides a standards-based accreditation and a school improvement accreditation plan. Contact them at 314-996-1285.

Missouri Nonpublic School Accrediting Association: The Missouri Nonpublic School Accrediting Associationis affiliated with the National Federation of Nonpublic School State Accrediting Associations, which is recognized by the United States Office of Education and CASE (Council for the Advancement and Support of Education). The Missouri Nonpublic School Accrediting Association is approved for purposes of teacher certification by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

OASIS Intergenerational Tutoring: Provides volunteer opportunities for older adults in Lutheran Elementary schools. For more information, contact: Gail Carter (314-846-7473) or Gladys Schmidt (636-225-0356). More information is available on the OASIS Web site.

School Counseling Program: Cindy Kraft is the director for the Footprints Christian School Counseling. Contact Cindy by e-mail or phone: 314-348-6959 or 314-867-6564, Ext. 14.
DESE: The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) has information on Teacher Certification.

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