Lutheran Schools

The Northern Illinois District education office works hand in hand with pastor and administrator teams to strengthen missional Lutheran schools. Within the district there are 4 Lutheran high schools, 57 grade schools and 52 early childhood centers, which collectively serve over 12,000 students. More than 1,000 administrators and teachers serve in those schools. (Find maps and directories.)

Please contact this office - Email or 708-223-3112

  • When you want to evaluate, nurture and strengthen your school's mission in your community
  • When needing assistance in calling new staff
  • When there are LCMS rostered staff changes
  • When there is an opportunity to work collaboratively with other schools and the district to strengthen school ministry

National Lutheran School Accreditation 

Keith Wilharm serves as coordinator for district schools interested in earning and maintaining Lutheran school accreditation. Please contact him directly or go to the national NLSA website for information.

The LCMS Northern Illinois District in partnership with the LCMS Ohio District helps individual church workers develop in their vocation through one-on-one coaching. Learn about CoachAdvance on their website.

Helpful Information

CoachAdvance (NID/Ohio Coaching Partnership)

Educator Conferences

Hearts for Jesus

Map of District Schools

School Administration Resources

School Newsletter

     February 9, 2017

     March 2, 2017

Update Your Contact Information [fill-in pdf]

Vacancies - Educators and Parish Professionals