RE Professional Development Beyond the UUA
Meadville Lombard Theological School
An independent, accredited, graduate theological seminary located in Chicago, IL. Meadville/Lombard prepares students for the Unitarian Universalist ministry as well as leadership positions in religious education and the social services. Of particular interest to religious educators is an online course on Unitarian Universalist history, and the school's winter and summer Intensive courses on a variety of subjects.
Starr King School for the Ministry
An accredited graduate theological seminary whose mission is to educate people for religious leadership, especially Unitarian Universalist ministry. Of particular interest to religious educators is the school's summer session and its online courses in a variety of subjects.
Harvard Divinity School of Harvard University
HDS has historical and contemporary links to Unitarian Universalism. Of particular interest to lay professional religious educators are continuing education opportunities available through the Boston Theological Institute, the Theological Opportunities program, and various public events at the school.
Liberal Religious Educators Association (LREDA)
Sponsors an annual Fall Conference on different topics of interest to religious educators as part of its advocacy for the support of religious educators and the field of liberal religious education.
The Mountain Retreat Center
Hosts Religious Education Week at its Highlands, North Carolina, facility. Sponsored by the Southeast chapter of the Liberal Religious Educators Association (LREDA), this summer event provides a week of continuing education and training in religious education, worship, fellowship and camp-style fun.
Ferry Beach Camp and Conference Center
Sponsors a Religious Education Week at its Saco, Maine, facility on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean. Religious Education Week is a lively summer week of professional development, spiritual growth, and just plain fun for Unitarian Universalist religious educators and their families.
Star Island Religious and Education Conference Center
Located in the Isles of Shoals off the coast of Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Every summer it is host to a Religious Education Conference designed to meet the professional and personal needs of those both new to and experienced in Unitarian Universalist religious education as well as family and friends.
UU College of Social Justice Study Resources
These resources from the UU College of Social Justice can be used to accompany a service-learning trip, or for individual or group study.