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Find the dates for all of our District events for 2015.

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For a printable list of events scheduled, click here.  
Calendar of Events

January 14 – 16: POLS Conference, Christ Lutheran School, Phoenix, AZ
January 21: Networking Meeting – Staff Morale and Care, Concordia University Irvine
January 25 – 31: National Lutheran Schools Week, “Mercy Forever” Mark 10:45
January 31: AZ ECE Equipping Conference, Shepherd of the Desert, Scottsdale
February 17: Admissions Director Meeting, Crean LHS, Irvine
February 26 – 28: Best Practices Conference, Christ Lutheran, Phoenix, AZ
March 14: CA ECE Equipping Conference, St. Paul’s, Orange
March 11 – 15: ALSS Conference, Nashville, TN
March 17: Admissions Director Meeting, Loving Savior, Chino Hills
March 31: Networking Meeting – Campus Safety, Concordia University Irvine
April 15: Accreditation Annual Reports Due
April 15: LARS Meeting, District Office, Irvine, CA
April 21: Admissions Director Meeting, St. Paul’s, Garden Grove
May 4: Accreditation Commission Meeting, PSD District Office, Irvine, CA
May 12: Networking Meeting – Campus Ministry & Chapel Planning, Concordia University Irvine
May 19: Admissions Directors Meeting, Abiding Savior, Lake Forest
June 24 – 26: Pacific Southwest District Convention, Irvine, CA
July 1 – 2: Great Commission Summit 2015, Concordia University, Irvine (date tentative)
July 28-30: Administrators Conference, La Quinta Resort, La Quinta, CA
October 19 – 30: Fall Testing Window
November 22 – 24: Lutheran Educators’ Conference, Palm Desert, CA
January 24-30: National Lutheran Schools Week, “Life Together” 1 Corinthians 1:9



K - 12 Calendars:
Region 1                           Region 2                                  Region 3  

Region 4                          Region 5                    Region 6 - AZ      Region 6 - NV

ECE Calendars:
Region 1                           Region 2                                  Region 3 


Region 4                           Region 5                 Region 6 - AZ         Region 6 - NV


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Lutheran Educators' Conference

Lutheran Educators' Conference (LEC)

Make plans now to attend LEC 2015! November 22-24 We will be returning to the Marriott Desert Springs in Palm Desert.

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Accountability will be built in and emphasized for LEC.  Below are links to review the accountabilty pieces for the LEC Committee, Schools, and Participants:
Committee Members
Jeffrey Beavers President
Randy Einem First Vice-President
Corrissa Sheets  Second Vice-President
Jennifer Burnett Secretary
Karen Jorgensen 
Rachel Klitzing Executive Director
of School Ministries PSD

Program Committee
Jennifer Burnett  Jubilarians
Shelly Cook Exhibits
Kristie Flohra Strands &Sessions
Paul Kasaty Strands & Sessions
Cynthia Spiva CNH Representative
Kim Violette





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Conferences and Workshops

The Bulletproof Mind - Protecting Our Children

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Free training courses are being offered in Montebello and Santa Barbara, CA, on "The Bulletproof Mind - Protecting Our Children." Taking place on May 15 and 16, this is for area school administrators, teachers, and first responder personnel.  Unfortunately, violence at our schools and the workplace seems to be an increasing reality.  Law enforcement professionals wanted to offer some helpful tactics and training to help mitigate this threat, so these courses were developed. The speaker is nationally recognized as an expert on handling crisis events and some of his videos are on YouTube. 

Click here for the Montebello flyer and here for the Santa Barbara flyer. To register, follow the directions to the web link indicated on the flyer.
This information was shared with us by the principal of one of our PSD schools, and one of the school parents works in this field

CPSAC Workshops Spring 2014

The California Private School Advisory Council is providing several Professional Development Workshops in Southern California this winter and spring. Click on More Info for registration information.

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CPSAC Spring Workshop:

"Examining Student Work and Providing Precise Feedback." Offered March 25 and 26 in San Diego. Click here for the registration and more information.



Grand Canyon University Professional Developement Opportunities

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Grand Canyon University's professional development program is organizing some conferences for this school year:  



Tuesday and Wednesday, March 18-19: GCU will be hosting a Google Summit - All Things Google, All Things Education. 



You can contact Greg Harman, Academic Partnership Director, Western Region, at greg.harman@gcu.edu for more information.

Ministry Technology Mentor

Click "More Info" for some great new opportunities through Ministry Technology Mentor (MTM)!

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Click here for information on MTM's seminar "Considering the 1:1 Initiative", hosted by Concordia Wisconsin June 17-19.

Click here for the latest flyer with course offerings from MTM.

The mission of the Ministry Technology Mentor (MTM) Project is to enhance the proficiency of workers in the use of existing and emerging technologies in support of the mission and ministry in Christian churches and schools. 

National Lutheran Schools Week

January 26 - February 1, 2014

The theme for NLSW 2014 is Witness Always based on 1 John 5:7-8 (ESV) "For there are three that testify, the Spirit and the water and the blood; and these three agree." Click on "More Info" to download information on the NLSW themes through 2016.

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National Lutheran Schools Week Themes 2014 - 2016

Beginning in 2013, National Lutheran Schools Week will be held the last week in January beginning with the 4th Sunday. Here are the future dates:
2014: January 26-February 1
2015: January 25-31
2016: January 24-30

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