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Education & Schools
The Episcopal Church maintains longstanding relationships with a number of educational institutions.  Education is occurs wherever people come together to study the complexities and mysteries of the past, the present, and creation itself. Below are a collection of groups and organizations that strive to promote wisdom and knowledge.
Center for Media Literacy (CML)
A nonprofit educational organization that provides leadership, public education, professional development and educational resources nationally. Dedicated to promoting and supporting media literacy education as a framework for accessing, analyzing, evaluating and creating media content, CML works to help citizens, especially the young, develop critical thinking and media production skills needed to live fully in the 21st century media culture.
Faith and Wisdom
A cooperative project of seven North American Christian denominations. Its purpose is to serve leaders in church and society by assembling information about the best learning opportunities available at Seminaries, colleges, lifelong learning centers, retreat centers, and para-church organizations throughout the world.
International Partnership for Service-Learning and Leadership
A not-for-profit organization that administers educational undergraduate and graduate programs in 14 countries. It was the first organization in the U.S. to be devoted solely to the union of academic study and volunteer service. It offers programs for undergraduates, graduates, and special education internships.
Mid-Atlantic Episcopal School Association
This association is comprised of schools which have voluntarily come together to witness to the role of Episcopal schools, to strengthen the relationship between the Episcopal Church and its schools to their mutual benefit, to help establish standards and criteria to guide the life and the work of the schools, and to establish standards and criteria to guide the life and the work of the schools.
National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
This independently incorporated, voluntary membership organization supports, serves and advocates for the vital work and ministry of those who serve over 1,000 Episcopal schools, early childhood education programs and school exploration/establishment/expansion efforts throughout the Episcopal Church.
NCC Education and Leadership Ministries
ELMC is an umbrella - currently 15 ecumenical program committees and two project teams working in diverse areas of educational ministry. These committees represent the work that the denominations do together to support local congregations in educational ministry.
Southwestern Association of Episcopal Schools (SAES)
Previously the Texas Association of Episcopal Schools, today SAES covers a six-state region serving schools with grades PS through 12th grade. Accredited schools, member schools, and associate members receive the educational journal, Newsletter, participate in local, regional, and national opportunities for professional development including conferences, workshops, assemblies, retreats, and other learning and networking opportunities, and
Theological Education for All (TEforALL)
Celebrates and supports the notion that theological education should be available to all Episcopalians: lay and clergy, old and young. Theological Education means learning how God is present in our lives, and learning to trust God - and each other - more deeply. This is a life-long process and one that is integral to the mission of the Episcopal Church.