The education office of the Northern Illinois District provides support and services to 6 Lutheran high schools, 64 elementary schools and 54 stand-alone preschools in the district, which collectively serve over 16,000 students.
The district's education office also provides support services to the more than 1,000 administrators and teachers who serve in those schools.
Please contact this office
National Lutheran School Accreditation
Keith Wilharm serves as coordinator for schools interested in working to earn and maintain NLSA Accreditation. Please contact him directly or go to the national NLSA website for information on accreditation in northern Illinois Lutheran schools.
NID Education Department Advisory Cabinet
The Advisory Cabinet assists the education office with site visits, paying special attention to the development of new workers, teacher colloquy, and preparation for accreditation. Guidelines and list of current members
CoachAdvance Coaching Center
The LCMS Northern Illinois District in partnership with the LCMS Ohio District helps individual church workers develop in their vocation. Check the website
Middle School RallyAlmost 1,800 Lutheran school students in the middle grades are convening for a National Lutheran Schools Week Rally, January 24, 2914. Learn more here
Tools for Schools
2013-2014 School Directory (3-6-2014 PDF)
Curriculum Materials for Lutheran Schools - Updated for Common Core Standards
FAQ Orientation for New Workers
Hearts for Jesus
Lutheran School Reality and Sustainability Video and Powerpoint Current Issue