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Webinars and Recordings
Professional Development Webinars and Book Studies
Book Study and Discussion:
- Last Child in the Woods - Saving our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder. (6 videos, approx. 8.5 hrs, resources linked)
National Conference Workshop Recordings:
- The Hidden in Plain Sight: Recognizing and Responding to Trauma (MIC, 1 hr)
- Are You Leading or Managing? (MIC, 1hr 10 min)
- The Welcoming Classroom: Best Practices for Non-Binary Students (MIC, 1 hr 10 min)
- I Love My Job But It's Killing Me (Keynote MIC, 50min)
- Understanding Church and School Ministries as One Entity (MIC, 1hr 2min)
- Connecting Church and School Through Chapel Time (MIC, 1hr 2min)
- The Magic of Building Meaningful Relationships (Keynote MIC, 52min)
ELEA offers a variety of webinars and web-gatherings throughout the year covering a wide range of topics. ELEA members can register for webinars at no cost (price for non-members is $75), and web-gatherings will be available during the pandemic for all leaders, though typically are exclusively for members.
Webinars are often presented in collaboration with ELEA Strategic Partners and Featured Sponsors who bring their industry-specific expertise to the webinar series.
A collection of free and low-cost webinars are also available from our partnering organizations.
The Essence of Education Video Series
A three part video series featuring Dr. Shonta Smith who will guide a conversation about race and culture for these difficult times. For current ELEA members, the video series is available in Member Zone.
Centers for Wellness
Ministry of the Congregation
A Self Study of Ministry and Relationships For Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Schools and Early Childhood Center Programs. A Recognition Program administered by The Evangelical Lutheran Education Association of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
Church and School: Together in Ministry
A self-study guide for congregations and educational centers operating TOGETHER IN MINISTRY to transform lives and change communities for the good.
- Download the informational brochure.
- Faith Formation Self Study Introduction PowerPoint & Faith Formation Self Study Workbook = $149.00. ELEA Members can download for free in the MIC.
Creating and Improving your Board
Early Childhood Center Board Manual
Board Manual Appendix