Connecting urban education leaders through convening events is a key part of  The Center for Urban Education Ministries work. These meetings offer an opportunity for leaders to share knowledge, encourage each other, and build a network to further multiply their ministry.


Information on upcoming events coming soon…


October 23, 2013 – Marty Schmidt presents the 2013 Kieschnick Lecture

Lutheran Education Association Pre- Convocation
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

April 11-12, 2013 – 3rd Annual National Urban Education Conference

“Reimagining Lutheran Impact on Education for the 21st Century:
How to Engage Your Community Through Quality, Innovative After-School Programs”
St. Louis, Missouri

March 8-9, 2012 – Innovative Configurations

Helping Faith-Based Universities and Urban Ministries Implement Effective Educational Practices.
Concordia University – Wisconsin, in partnership with CUEM

March 8, 2012 – The Melvin M. Kieschnick Lecture Series

“The Power of Partnership”
Mr. Peter C. Groff

October 13-14, 2011 – The 20th Anniversary Kieschnick Lecture

by Dr. Melvin M Kieschnick
Hong Kong, China

May 10, 2011 – Best Practices Summit

The Center for Urban Education Ministry, in partnership with the Chicagoland Lutheran Education Foundation (CLEF), hosted 13 individuals from across the country in a roundtable summit on successful models in urban education. The summit was intended to be the first step in establishing a network of support and resources for urban Lutheran schools throughout the country. The sharing of ideas with the broader Lutheran education community is the ultimate goal.


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