Karen Wittmayer and LASE crewLASE names Assistant Director

LASE board members, staff and faculty are excited to officially announce that Karen Wittmayer (middle, in blue) has been appointed to a new position and will be the Assistant Director of LASE. Her past duties as a facilitator are embedded in her new job description and she will continue to provide educational services to two of our Lutheran Schools. In her fulltime role, Karen will split her time – 2 days serving schools and 3 days as the Assistant Director. Her priority will be to provide support, advocacy, mentoring, facilitation and solutions to teachers, as well as to parents, students, staff and principals.

Jackie Smith, Executive DirectorThe LASE board is pleased to announce…

The LASE Board is pleased to announce our search results in the selection of a new executive director, who will take charge June 1, 2016. We welcome Jackie Smith to our LASE family, where she will partner with our faculty in delivering resourceful teaching to our learning challenged students. [READ THE FULL STORY]


  • From the day my son was baptized into the Lutheran Church, I envisioned him attending a Lutheran school. When he was diagnosed with autism at the age of two, I thought that dream had ended. I later discovered LASE services were an option, and my dream came true. Thanks to their support, he has continued to grow in a loving and Christ-centered environment.

    LASE Parent
  • Special ed kids are as special as all other kids—they just need a little more support. When the expertise of the LASE staff is teamed with our teachers, a strong unit is formed that results in the development of that child’s potential. That is why we need the quality work of LASE staff to continue for our school’s overall success.

    Lutheran School Principal

Teacher Workshops

We are proud to announce our 2017 Teacher Workshops!  Sessions are held at Zion Lutheran School (3866 Old Highway 94 S) in St. Charles, MO.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 – 8:30am – 11:30am (registration begins at 8am)
Supporting Struggling Learners in Grades 9 – 12
featuring Dr. Joe Sencibaugh

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 – 12:30pm – 3:30pm (registration begins at 12pm)
Supporting Struggling Learners in Grades 5-8
featuring Dr. Joe Sencibaugh

Friday, August 4, 2017 – 8:30am – 11:30am (registration begins at 8am)
Phonics & Phonology:  Fun with Facts for Teachers of K – 4
featuring Dr. B.J. Weimer

Seating is limited! Click here to download flyer with registration information.

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