• Global Forum of Theological Educators to hold inaugural meeting

     The forum will assemble more than 100 individuals from 35 countries outside Frankfurt, Germany.

  • ATS Biennial Meeting 2016

    Registration open for Biennial Meeting and Academic Officers' preconference!

    Register early, as hotel space is limited. See you in St. Louis!

  • Debbie Creamer to serve as senior editor of ATS journal

    At age 50, the Theological Education journal still plays a vital role in the field.

  • SPAN and midcareer faculty meet

    Midcareer faculty and student personnel administrators meet in Phoenix for annual events

    Nearly 30 midcareer faculty and 130 SPAN attendees met independently to share practical strategies, vocational thinking, and the opportunity to network.

  • Six “aha!” moments and six “oh dear!” moments in the Economic Challenges Facing Future Ministers project

    The collective wisdom of representatives from 67 participating theological schools reveals positive revelations and discouraging realities.

  • partnershipw with congregations

    Theological school partnerships with congregations: 7 models and a theological foundation

    Experts from a dozen seminaries share four models that are working and three that are still in the dreaming stage.

  • Placements: The impact of “unknowns” on the total picture

    A 20% rate of “unknowns” skewed placement figures to unrealistic highs.

  • "Time for a reset" in theological education: 200 gather to discuss innovation at Educational Models and Practices Forum

    16 peer groups are studying a variety of current and future innovations.

  • Seven things we've learned about today's seminarians: Highlights from the 2015-2016 Entering Student Questionnaires

    The results of this year's ESQ are in, and they reveal some trends to consider in recruiting, program design, and financial aid/work study strategies.

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This site is designed to provide resources for all those interested in theological education--faculty, administrators, students, and the public.

The Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada (ATS) is a membership organization of more than 270 graduate schools that conduct postbaccalaureate professional and academic degree programs to educate persons for the practice of ministry and for teaching and research in the theological disciplines. The Commission on Accrediting of ATS accredits the schools and approves the degree programs they offer.

In addition, ATS Programs and Services offers educational events and other resources designed to assist member schools with identification of  best practices, development of peer networks, production of research, and exploration of data. See upcoming event offerings below or search under the Resources tab above.

ATS membership is open to schools in the Christian and Jewish faiths. The current membership represents the full range of Christian denominations, including schools in mainline and evangelical Protestant and Roman Catholic and Orthodox traditions, as well as multidenominational and nondenominational schools. Schools representing other faiths and other organizations interested in theological education may become Affiliates of ATS.

 


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