Mennonite Education Agency (MEA) walks alongside
Mennonite educational institutions to provide resources, programing and
support to Mennonite schools, empowering teachers and administrators to
continue the life transforming work of Anabaptist Mennonite education.
MEA ties church and school together with the intention of maintaining a
mutually edifying identity, while working together to ensure students
receive a quality Anabaptist Mennonite education.
Mennonite education is transforming students to be....
followers are students who have been given an opportunity to learn
about and study the Bible and Biblical interpretation. They have
received both technical knowledge and practical knowledge that they may
claim their faith as their own and live out their faith as followers of
givers are students who have been taught, through the example of
Christ, what it means to go out and wash others’ feet. Service givers
are instilled with values that emphasize giving back through hands-on
opportunities to serve others and connect with service organizations.
seekers are students who seek to be in right relationship with all
those they encounter. These students understand that violence is not the
answer, have the tools to approach conflict in healthy ways and strive
to treat others with love, kindness and respect, even with those whom
they disagree with.
learners approach subjects through multiple lenses, various mediums and
new ways, exploring further and cementing knowledge as their own. They
are given developmentally appropriate curriculum that not only teaches
the required material but challenges students to put their learning into
embracers see the world as a diverse place made up of many peoples and
cultures. They have been given opportunities to go and interact in
settings dramatically different from their own. They are taught that the
world is bigger than their communities and instead are given the tools
needed to see diversity as a rich blessing to be sought out and learn
builders intentionally engage with others around them. They have a deep
understanding of the body of Christ, with each part uniquely gifted and
essential to the whole. Community builders experience healthy community
mirrored by teachers and faculty, through activities geared to build
school community, and in interaction with the community outside their
....that they might bring Christ's light of hope and healing to a hurting world.