Valparaiso University is proud to offer the Lutheran Education Alliance with Parochial Schools (LEAPs)  as a post-baccalaureate degree that prepares students to teach in urban parochial schools. Alumni of this program have contributed a total of xxx years of service to the children of Lutheran and Catholic schools in Chicago and Northwest Indiana. 

History of LEAPs

Information on LEAPs can be found at the following links:

     Valparaiso University Office of Graduate Studies - LEAPs Program

       (including application to the program)


     LEAPs Placement Application


     Powerpoint Presentation about LEAPs


     Information Sessions for the LEAPs program:

  • Tuesday, October 14, 2014
    • 8:00-10:00 pm  
    • Bullpen in the lower level of the Harre Union   or
  • Wednesday, November 5, 2014 
    • 6:00-8:00pm
    • Room 267 Heritage Room, Harre Union    or
  • Thursday, December 11, 2014
    • 7:00-9:00pm
    • Room 267 Heritage Room, Harre Union 
LEAPs Faculty: