NLSA Exemplary Schools Webinar Series

NLSA Exemplary Schools Webinar Series

The National Lutheran School Accreditation (NLSA) 2013-2014 Best Practices webinar series is intended to recognize exemplary schools for their use of technology and innovation in the classroom. This series provides a way for schools to share their best practices with other schools and educators.

How to Participate

To participate in the live webinar, simply enter the NLSA Best Practices Series Webinar Room at 4pm on the day of the event. No registration is required.

Where to View Past Webinars

To view past webinars, view the NLSA Best Practices Archives or watch the NLSA Best Practices playlist on YouTube. You can also visit Lutheran School Portal for an archive of the webinars.

2013-2014 Webinar Schedule

Some events and times are to be determined.

September – Trip Rodgers

Crean Lutheran High School – Irvine, CA

October – Drew Gerdes

Christ Lutheran School – Phoenix, AZ

  • October 8: Church-School Unity
  • October 22: Capstone-Service Projects – Scott Schumacher
  • October 29: Advisory Program – Drew Gerdes

November –  Drew Gerdes

Trinity Lutheran Early Childhood Center – Clinton Township, MI

  • November 12 – “Jesus Glass” – Seeing the world through Google Glass may be the next big thing, but seeing children and families through Jesus’ eyes is where the real excitement is!  Join us as we talk about how we strive to operate our early childhood ministry with faith in Jesus as the main focus.

January –  Trip Rodgers

Prince of Peace Christian School – Carrollton, TX

  • January 14: Next Play Mentality

February – Scott Schumacher

Faith Lutheran School – Lincoln, NE

  • February  4: Cassie McMahan, Music Director Leave the Paper on the Shelf:- A 21st Century Approach to Music Education
  • February 11: Judy Ripke – Rocks, Blocks, Birds, & Buildings:  The Project Approach in Primary Grades
  • February 18:  Elizabeth Schultz – Child Care Director – Building a Flexible Preschool –Child Care Ministry

March – Drew Gerdes

St. Peter Lutheran School – Columbus, IN

  • March 4: Curriculum Mapping – Do’s and Don’ts
  • March 11: Student Services – Encouraging Holistic Student Growth

April – Trip Rodgers

Shepherd of the Desert Lutheran School and Preschool – Scottsdale, AZ

  • April 1st: Middle School Language Arts + Technology = Outstanding Academic Achievement
  • April 8th: Preschool Must-Have’s… Flexibility & Scheduling, Curriculum & Specials, Preschool Resource


Concordia Lutheran High School – Tomball, TX

  • May 6: Global Embrace  – Trip Rodgers
  • May 13: Fame – Freshmen Achieving More Excellence – Terry Schmidt