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2019-2020 Schedule of Meetings

Leadership Conferences:


Concordia University Chicago


September 23, 2019

February, 3, 2020

April 20, 2020

NID Early Childhood Network Meetings:

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The Early Childhood Networks connects you with other early childhood professionals to glean ideas and applications for best practices in early childhood ministry, teaching and administration. The meetings are hosted monthly in two options (east regional and west regional) at early childhood centers and schools around our district. Meeting time is 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Email Julie Klopke, Melissa Smith, or Aimee Walsh NID early childhood consultants, for more information.


CUC Early Childhood Conference

Regional Administrators Meetings:

(Contact the regional leader for locations, dates and times of meetings.)

Central Suburban Administrators Meetings

Contact: Aaron Landgrave, St. John’s, Lombard, 630-932-3196

City of Chicago Administrators Meetings

Contact: Donna Tennis, St. Philip, Chicago, 773-561-9830

DuPage Administrators Meetings

Contact: Diane Katz, St. Paul, Aurora, 630-896-3350

Northwest Suburban Administrators Meetings

Contact: Steve Zielke, St. Peter, Schaumburg, 847-885-3350

Rockford Administrators Meetings

Contact: Judy Schaefer, Immanuel, Belvidere, 815-547-5346

South Suburban Administrators Meetings

Contact: James Krupski, 815-932-0312

Helpful information

National Lutheran Schools Week

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National Lutheran Schools Week 2020
January 26 – February 1, 2020
Theme: Joy:fully Lutheran

National Lutheran Schools Week 2021
January 24-30, 2021
Theme: TBD

National Lutheran Schools Week 2022
January 23-29, 2022

2019 LCMS National Youth Gathering
Theme: Real.Present.God.

July 11-15, 2019, Minneapolis, MN