MEA's mission is to strengthen Mennonite education for restorative leadership, work, and service throughout the church and the world.

MEA works in collaboration with other Mennonite Church USA agencies and upholds the Confession of Faith from a Mennonite Perspective, the Shared Convictions of Mennonite World Conference, and the other documents on faith and life of the church adopted by the Delegate Assembly and the Executive Board of Mennonite Church USA. 

MEA relates to the following institutions and programs:

Hispanic Ministries Education:

Theological and biblical education programs operated by MEA

Instituto Bíblico Anabautista (IBA), the Anabaptist Biblical Institute - operates in study centers across the United States

Seminario Bíblico Anabautista Hispano (SEBAH), the Hispanic Anabaptist Biblical Seminary - Combines face-to-face and distance education using instructors remotely (via e-mail) and local mentors with the involvement of the regional conference ministers.

Mennonite Colleges/Universities (MHEA):

Bethel College, North Newton, Kansas

Bluffton University, Bluffton, Ohio

Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Virginia

Goshen College, Goshen, Indiana

Hesston College, Hesston, Kansas


Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary, Elkhart, Indiana

Eastern Mennonite Seminary, Harrisonburg, Virginia

Mennonite Schools Council (MSC):

Academia Menonita Betania, Coamo, Puerto Rico

Bethany Christian Schools, Goshen, Indiana

Central Christian School, Kidron, Ohio

Colegio Americas Unidas, Cali, Colombia

Dock Mennonite Academy, Lansdale, Pennsylvania

Eastern Mennonite School, Harrisonburg, Virginia

Freeman Academy, Freeman, South Dakota

Hillcrest Academy, Kalona, Iowa

Hinkletown Mennonite School, Ephrata, Pennsylvania

Kraybill Mennonite School, Mount Joy, Pennsylvania

Lancaster Mennonite School, Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Lezha Academic Center, Lezha, Albania

Peace Academic Center, Kykotsmovi, Arizona

Quakertown Christian School, Quakertown, Pennsylvania

Rockway Mennonite Collegiate, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada

Shalom Christian Academy, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania

The City School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

United Mennonite Educational Institute, Leamington, Ontario, Canada

West Fallowfield Christian School, Atglen, Pennsylvania

Western Christian School, Salem, Oregon

Mennonite Early Childhood Network (MECN):

Birth - kindergarten education