Who Can Apply

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Membership in ELEA is open to:

  • ELCA congregations which operate a school or ECE center.
  • Schools and centers operated by an association of congregations with at least one being affiliated with ELCA.
  • Individuals who are current or former educators and support the purpose of ELEA.
  • ELCA full communion partner schools and ECE centers that do not receive support services from their church body for its educational ministry.

Membership Fees

$350

/Year

Institutional Membership

Covers the entire church and school community.
$175

/Year

Individual Memberships

Individual members are not eligible to participate in employee benefits plans, and must NOT be employed at an ELCA or full communion partner school or center.
*Your membership may be paid monthly, quarterly or semi-annually by setting up automatic payments. 

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