Mark Muehl

Critical Friend Visits

A Valuable Resource for our Schools This year, the Lutheran Schools Partnership has been doing Critical Friend Visits in six schools to keep academic programs strong and growing. This evaluation process allows a team of 5-7 people, including principals and teachers from other Lutheran schools, to collect data using an observational tool that covers six… Read more »

Consensus Curriculum Mapping

Collaborative Mapping Process Supports Teachers and Strengthens Schools Consensus mapping is an important process to ensure schools are hitting critical skills in their curriculum through all grades. Lead teachers have been established at each Lutheran school to head up the mapping process and make their curriculum even stronger. Now all teachers can participate in the… Read more »

Overwhelmed with Gratitude

Bethlehem Lutheran School Helps a Family Facing Cancer In 2012, Angie Mishler got the devastating news that she had cancer. As a mother to four children, she wondered how she would manage this diagnosis and her children’s needs. She struggled with tough decisions, including whether their family could afford to send their oldest son, Greyson,… Read more »

Giving From The Heart

Wyneken Students Learn the Value of Serving Others When kids work together, they begin to change the world. That’s the spirit at Wyneken Memorial Lutheran School, where kids are not only taught to be good students, but also to develop generous hearts through service projects. Wyneken’s projects span the school year, showing students that giving… Read more »

Emmaus Helps Family Afford Education

Family Connects Emmaus with Starbase Indiana In 2011, Heather Dye was a single mom, homeschooling two children and struggling to make ends meet. She wondered how she was going to put food on the table. Heather needed some solutions and knew that sending her son, Lucas, to school would free her up to help her… Read more »