Standing Strong Together

Resources for Educators from Christian Family Solutions The prolonged nature of the pandemic has tested even the strongest among us. The counseling staff at Christian Family Solutions (CFS) wants educators to know that CFS stands ready to help those who are struggling with anxiety, depression, or other mental health concerns as a result of these […]

1,000 Teachers Enroll in MLC’s First Virtual Conference

Written by Laurie Gauger-Hested When the world of education went from brick to click almost overnight, WELS teachers adapted quickly—and so did Martin Luther College. Preschool, elementary, and high school teachers across the synod employed emergency remote teaching strategies so their students could keep learning. But the teachers knew that once the emergency was over, […]

A Different Summer Quarter at Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary

Summer 2020 brought an array of challenges, blessings, and everything in between. For the first time, Summer Quarter on campus—which was supposed to be held mostly on campus—went completely digital. This digital delivery included synchronous courses, asynchronous courses, use of Zoom, and different sorts of hybrids. Despite the drastic change from having students on campus […]

Equipping Future Lutheran Leaders for Success

WELS Principal Credential Cohort Written by Laurie Gauger-Hested A Crucial Need This August, Trinity Lutheran School in Belle Plaine, Minnesota, started their school year without a principal. They had five talented teachers, yes, but after five returned calls, still no principal. And Trinity isn’t the only one. In 2020, 30 schools started the year without […]