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:

  • Thursday, September 26, 2013
    • 6:30-7:30pm or 8:00-9:00pm 
    • Room 120 Meier Hall    or
  • Tuesday, October 22, 2013 
    • 6:30-7:30pm or 8:00-9:00
    • Room 120 Meier Hall   or
  • Tuesday, January 14, 2014
    • 6:30-7:30pm or 8:00-9:00pm
    • Room 120 Meier Hall
LEAPs Faculty: