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Dr. Mark Blanke

Christian Educational Leadership

DCE Program Director, Director of Strategic Planning and University Institutes, Chair of Christian Educational Leadership

Dr. Mark Blanke Christian Educational Leadership

DCE Program Director, Director of Strategic Planning and University Institutes, Chair of Christian Educational Leadership

Blanke came to Concordia in 1995 after serving as DCE Program Director at Concordia University – River Forest. Prior to his service at River Forest he served as a parish DCE and Lutheran school principal at two congregations in California.

Education

  • Ed.D. Adult Education
  • M.A. Religious Education
  • M.S. Counseling and Guidance
  • D.C.E. Certification
  • B.S. Ed.

Courses Taught

  • Youth Ministry
  • Group Techniques
  • D.C.E. Practicum
  • Leadership Development
  • Parish Education Program Administration
  • Confirmation Planning and Implementation
  • Adult Religious Education

Other

Blanke's other interests include: adult religious education, lay mobilization, leadership development, confirmation planning, and youth ministry.