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  • Adventist Resource
    Run a School - A Principal's Manual for Pacific Island Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Developed for South Pacific Division island Adventist school principals, this handbook or manual provides a wealth of information and forms on how to run a Christian school as a community of grace.

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    A College President and Her Board - Reflection on the Journey Tertiary
    After unexpectedly becoming a college president, the author gained experience working with the board of education. Read her detailed best-practice tips and advice to current and future college and university presidents.

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    A comparison of the effectiveness of teaching and non-teaching principals in Seventh-day Adventist secondary schools Grade 9-Grade 12
    This study investigated the perceived effectiveness of "teaching" and "non-teaching" principals in the Seventh-day Adventist secondary educational system. Perceived effectiveness was provided by teachers who worked for randomly selected...

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    A Positive Attitude Through Difficult Times Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A teaching principal reflects the importance of trusting God and keeping a positive attitude through the inevitable ups and downs of each school year.

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    A Time-Based Model of Principalship for Adventist Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This study defines and validates the administrative tasks aligned with a time-based model for the principalship of Seventh-day Adventist academies, using comparisons of actual, perceived- actual, and perceived ideal time usage by principals in Adventist boarding,...

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    ABC’s of Leading for the New Principal Preschool-Tertiary
    This 2012 NAD presentation session introduced induction and preparedness strategies for the new principal. If you are an entry level school administrator, or are returning to school administration, then this session is for you! Join us for an engaging session...

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    Administering a Successful Academy Program Grade 9-Grade 12
    An interview with Dr. Richard T. Orrison, the principal of Andrews Academy, about administering a successful academy program.

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    Administration Disconnect Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A retired superintendent discusses the challenges faced by Adventist principals. Topics include compensation, workload, and lack of training.

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    Administrative Stress and Burnout Among Seventh-day Adventist School Administrators in the United States Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Purpose: This study examined and compared the perceived sources of administrative stress that contributed most to feelings of job-related burnout for elementary/junior academy principals, senior academy principals and superintendents within the Seventh-day...

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    Adventist Principals Face the Law Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Consider four policy making challenges faced by most administrators: negligence, student discipline, discipline of employees, and child abuse and neglect. The author states that administrators need to understand these challenges and the legal responsibilities...

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    An 18-Hour Day - Which Hat Do I Wear? Teacher or Principal? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Martha Havens examines the complexity and addresses the challenges of educational administrators who hold a teacher-principal role. This article suggests survival skills and management suggestions for simplifying the task.

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    An Assessment of the Perceived Administrative Effectiveness of Boarding School Principals in the North American Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The purpose of this study was to examine the views held by those whose duties include the management and day-to-day operations of the secondary boarding schools within the North American Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. This refers specifically...

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    An Examination of the Perceived Need and Recommended Competencies for a Secondary School Principal Internship Program in the Seventh-day Adventist Educational System Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The purpose of this study was to examine the perceived need for, the recommended competencies of, and the delivery systems suggested, for a secondary school principal internship program in the Seventh-day Adventist educational system. This study evolved from...

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    An Investigation of Parents Perceptions of the Junior Academy Principals Role in the Lake Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Problem: If he/she is to satisfy or accommodate the expectations of the various groups that interact with him/her, the principal needs to be aware of how they perceive his/her role; but no studies were found on parents' perceptions of the junior-academy...

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    Andrews University Archived Webinars Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Find archived webinars for principals, beginning in 2011, shared by the Leadership Department at Andrews University. Topics include budgets, ethical and spiritual leading, team building, technology, marketing and recruiting, collaboration, and more.

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    Being the Lead Learner Kindergarten-Tertiary
    This 2015 SDACC Teachers' Convention presentation from Learning Systems Associates uses L.E.A.D.21 (Landscape, Engagement, Authentic Action, Determination, 21st Century) to outline the capacities of a professional learner.

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    Boardmanship and Schoolwide Communication Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Watch a presentation for NAD school principals: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part...

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    Can I Last the Distance? Stress and School Leadership Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This TEACH Journal article reviews a research study that examined whether principals in a Christian school system perceived they experienced work-related stress, and if so, the nature and extent of the stress. Principals also reported on their perceived role...

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    Can Leadership Help Teachers Deal with Change-associated Challenges? Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Findings and discussion from studies done within Adventist Schools Australia about teachers' perceptions of change and their principals' leadership characteristics.

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    Clarity on the Concept of Success Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A principal reflects on how to measure the success of his program, and what success really looks like.

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    Classroom Teachers Perceptions of Seventh-day Adventist Academy Principals Effectiveness in the Lake Union Conference Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Problem: In the Seventh-day Adventist educational system, a need exists for research concerning the interpersonal relationships between school principals and teachers, particularly regarding the way in which teachers perceive the principal's role. A...

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    Creating a Spiritual Master Plan for Your School Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This ASDASA 2015 inspires the school leader to create a plan to win students’ souls and teach them to win souls for the kingdom.

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    Creating and Managing Successful Teams Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A presentation for NAD school principals, available in 5 video parts: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3,...

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    Cultivating Administrators in Adventist Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Our current Adventist educational system is in serious need of passionate, proficient principals. Unless we are willing to employ some major adjustments to create an environment in which we develop and support leaders, administrators that show promise...

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    Does Carrying a Smart Phone and an iPad Make the Principal a Technology Leader? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    It is important for principals to remain current with technologies students are using regularly and thus become successful technology leaders who make wise decisions about the integration of technology at their schools.

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    East-Central Africa Division Principal's Handbook Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This ECD manual is full of practical tips, guidelines, and samples that will greatly assist Adventist primary and secondary school principals in East-Central Africa, and any other region wishing to compare and adapt to their context. (Aussi...

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    Essential Counseling Skills for a Principal Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In addition to many other responsibilities, a principal must learn to become an effective counselor in order to mediate between the many relationships that exist within a school. A principal can "attend to students’ needs, listen to parents’...

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    Facing the Law - Educators on Unfamiliar Turf Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Pacific Union College reflects on their experience preparing to defend the reputation of a teacher and their institution in the face of a former student's charges of racial prejudice in grading. Lessons learned years ago continue to be relevant to schools...

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    Factors affecting mobility rates of principals and teachers in Canadian Seventh-day Adventist schools 1970-78 Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Problem: Statistics Canada (1977) reported that the national mobility rate of the teaching force in Canadian public elementary and secondary schools in 1975-76 was 11 percent, compared with 15 percent in 1970-71. During the 1970-78 period, Seventh-day...

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    GRIP -- Growing Relationships Involves People Kindergarten-Grade 12
    How's your grip? This 2006 NAD Teachers Convention presentation explores core issues concerning principals and leadership issues, from staffing to parents and the community. It focuses on understanding school climate as it relates to relationships and successful...

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    Handbook for Principals of Seventh-day Adventist Schools - North American Division Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This NAD resource assists school administrators in meeting their responsibilities as educational leaders in the Adventist K - 12 school system in North America. Topics include: Leadership; Management; Co-Curricular Programs; Constituency Relationships; Curriculum;...

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    JAE Editorial: Called to Lead in Tumultuous Times Kindergarten-Tertiary
    In this guest editorial, the author discusses the substantial amount of tumult the world of education has seen in recent decades and the opportunities these challenges can provide. Additional titles in this issue include: Ten...

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    JAE Editorial: The Adventist School Principal - From Listening to Leadership Grade 1-Lifelong
    This JAE editorial features the team who make this publication a success. Articles in this issue include: Leading From the Sanctified Heart The...

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    Lead versus Boss Management Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Watch a 2009 presentation to NAD school principals on leadership styles and educational administration, in six 10-15 minute segments: Part 1, Part 2,...

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    Leadership Style and Learner Outcome in Adventist Secondary Schools Grade 9-Lifelong
    "To become a productive instructional leader the Adventist principal must translate the wealth of research on school excellence into an on-going school based staff development program that will help teachers deliver classroom instruction that increases...

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    Leading From a Sanctified Heart Grade 1-Lifelong
    McKenzie focuses on the importance of the spiritual life for the school principal. He states that without leading from a sanctified heart, a principal’s work will not create desirable results. McKenzie supports his theories utilizing examples from the...

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    Leading from the Heart Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The world values money, power, and status; God values humility, compassion, and transparency. Many leaders’ behavior demonstrates that their values are the world’s. Leading from the heart, as explained in this 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation,...

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    Leading the Journey - an eNewsletter on Excellence in Leadership Preschool-Grade 12
    Each two-page newsletter includes concise, practical articles for Adventist school principals. Published monthly online, each issue references current research from a Christian perspective, inspiring principals to lead in sphere of influence.

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    Leading Up - Practicing Leadership at Any Level Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation demonstrates that educators must employ many leadership skills, yet many are not in top or designated power positions. If they are successful, they provide leadership in the truest sense–leadership that...

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    MindWaves - How to Use Less Brain Energy to Avoid Burnouts and Better Connect With Those Around You Preschool-Lifelong
    Your brain is as unique as your thumbprint. Some things you do require more expenditure of energy from you than it would of others. Some require less. Understanding more about the amount of energy your brain uses in your own thinking processes and aligning...

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    My Collaborative Relationship with my Pastor - or Not? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2012 NAD Teachers' Convention presentation discusses principal-pastor relationships as they relate to mentoring, collaboration, communication, and support. If you are the principal or constituent church pastor of a school, then this session is for you....

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    NAD Principals Assess Enrollment Funding and Governance Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Review findings from an in-depth online survey of Adventist academy principals in North America which dealt with questions pertaining to the areas of enrollment, funding, and governance, and how these areas impact a school’s ability to achieve the objective...

  • National Association of Elementary School Principals - NAESP Grade 1-Grade 8
    The USA public school elementary principal association website includes a wealth of information for elementary principals, including professional development, publication and resource lists, community and student services, advocacy, conference information...

  • National Association of Secondary School Principals Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This website for secondary school principals includes links to conventions, scholarships and awards, hot topics in education, student activities, school safety resources, and a bulletin board. NASSP serves education leaders in middle level schools and high...

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    Nurturing Faith blog: My Top Ten List for Hiring New Teachers Preschool-Lifelong
    Reflecting on a Wheaton College study finding that exemplary professors shared characteristics of genuine faith, an attitude of humility, passion for their academic discipline, and openness to change, prompted this blog. If you're hiring teachers for Christian...

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    Perceived effectiveness of principals of Seventh-day Adventist boarding schools Grade 8-Grade 12
    The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of principals in Seventh-day Adventist boarding high schools in North America as perceived by school staff, superintendents, and the principals themselves. Responses to the standardized assessment...

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    Perceptions of principals leadership, teachers faith maturity and motivation in Bangladesh Union Mission Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This study explored the relationship between perceptions of principals’ leadership, teachers’ faith maturity and motivation in Bangladesh Union Mission schools. Data were obtained by using three instruments: the Multifactor Leadership Questionnaire...

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    Perceptions of the Principal’s Role in Leadership Development of Elementary School Students Grade 5-Grade 8
    "There is a great expectation that schools may contribute in building good and responsible leaders. School leaders must include student participation in school reforms and actions for sustainable improvement by allowing them to play leadership roles....

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    Principal Mentoring Fact Sheet Tertiary-Lifelong
    Janet Ledesma explains the NAD principal mentoring initiative and how to participate.

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    Principals and Boards - A Team Kindergarten-Grade 12
    What is the purpose of the governing board of an Adventist school? The author presents the results of his observations as a participant on a number of boards. He posits that boards can effectively serve three major functions: policy making and enforcement;...

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    Principals Perspectives on the Influence of the Hidden Curriculum on Childrens School Development Grade 1-Grade 12
    Today in the field of education, there is no unified, constant theory of the hidden curriculum of children’s school development. Attempts to shed light on this issue are fragmentary and explain just some elements of this concept. The purpose of this...

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    Principalship in High Definition - Another View of Leadership Success Preschool-Lifelong
    McKenzie reviews success from God's perspective as he reflects on the experience of numerous Biblical characters who were all too human. He then proposes a principal's agenda for success, offering suggestions to encourage principals to be leaders for God's...

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    Professional Ethics for Educational Administrators Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Adventist educational administrators need to develop and adopt a code of ethics founded upon Christian principles and tailored to the specifics of their culture and local situation. A tentative list of ethical principles are integrity, professional competence,...

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    Professional Growth by Design Kindergarten-Tertiary
    A principal describes how he strategically oversees the professional growth activities of his staff.

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    Releasing the Power of the Equipped Small School Principal Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation describes a platform from which a small school principal can be successful in a rural, urban, small or large school setting. Balance a sound spiritual atmosphere with the caliber of dynamic academic and community...

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    School Boards Can Improve Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This ASDASA 2015 session distinguishes between leading and managing as it clarifies the roles and responsibilities of effective boards. It prioritizes the importance of strategic planning and assessing the success of your school. Documents in the...

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    School Improvement - How to achieve it? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Always a focus of principals, faculty, and school boards, school improvement depends on four factors: attitude, action steps, collaboration, and initiative. This article briefly describes each.

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    School leadership retention: A study of servant leadership and school leader satisfaction Preschool-Grade 12
    The purpose of this quantitative correlation study was to find the relationship between the level of perceived servant leadership and the school leader job satisfaction in the North American Division (NAD) of Seventh-day Adventists P-12 schools. This quantitative...

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    Servant Leadership and Principalship Kindergarten-Tertiary
    This 2012 Teachers Convention presentation will provide a brief overview of leadership theories, biblical basis for servant leadership, and Spears 10 characteristics of servant leadership. Additionally, it will provide a practical guide and application for...

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    So What's a Principal to Do? Thoughts on How to Help Teachers With Classroom Management and Discipline Problems Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The authors clarify some important issues involved in classroom discipline and management in a Christian school. A case study illustrates what a principal should do to help a teacher with classroom discipline and management.

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    Some Lesson in Leadership Learnt in My 44 Years in Education Kindergarten-Tertiary
    An experienced educator shares ten lessons he has learned about leadership. In summary, "The bottom line in leadership has to do with personal attitudes, beliefs, relationships, feelings and values. These are the attributes that constitute the filter...

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    Spirituality in Educational Leadership - Engaging with the Research Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "This article reviews eight research studies from literature that focus on spirituality in educational leadership. The discussion will be of interest to educational leaders across a range of sectors who intentionally value spirituality within their professional...

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    Surviving the First Year - What Helps Principals Last the Distance? Grade 1-Grade 12
    This TEACH journal article reports on a research study that "investigated the induction experiences and perceptions of a group of novice principals in a national, Christian, independent school system. Semi-structured interviews were used to generate discussion,...

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    Teacher Evaluation Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A presentation for NAD school principals with guidelines for effective teacher evaluation, in 5 short video parts: Part 1, Part 2, Part...

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    Teachers and Principals Perceptions of Principals Leadership Effectiveness in Selected Adventist Schools in the Philippines Tertiary
    The literature on school leadership repeatedly refers to the need for effective leadership of principals. This small (n = 85) study investigated the perceptions of teachers’ and principals’ on leadership effectiveness of the principals in selected...

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    Teachers' Perceptions of Leadership Skills Associated With the Principalship in Central Luzon Conference, Philippines Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This study was conducted to investigate the perceptions of selected Adventist elementary and secondary school teachers of Central Luzon Conference in the Philippines as to the leadership skills of their principals. These perceptions were identified through...

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    Teaching Principals in Smaller Primary Schools - Their Issues, Challenges and Concerns Preschool-Grade 8
    "It has often been assumed that the principalship role in smaller primary schools is a 'scaled down' version of a full time primary principalship and that similar leadership and management challenges apply. There is limited recognition of the...

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    The Academy Principalship Today Grade 9-Grade 12
    The author reports on dissertation research regarding Adventist academy principals in the continental USA. "The purposes of the study were 1) to determine and analyze the status off the principalship with respect to a number of personal and professional...

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    The Administrative Adventure Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Finding and identifying your personal philosophy as an administrator is an adventure and takes much soul searching and depth. Topics include: Trust in God; Integrity in All Things; Work Hard; Have Fun; Use Binoculars; Psychology and the Individual Approach;...

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    The Benefits of Effective Coaching for Principals and Teachers Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Consider coaching as a means to strengthen school leadership and enhance teacher effectiveness. Through this method, a principal can use coaching as a way to “participate fully in the professional lives of teachers and to guide them in discovering their...

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    The contribution of education, experience, and personal characteristics on the reflective judgment of students preparing for school administration Tertiary
    Problem: School administrators must use high levels of reasoning to deal with the complexities of today's educational system. Reflective thinking has proven to be an effective administrative tool in problem solving, staff supervision, and school improvement,...

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    The Listening Principal - Engagement Empowerment and Leadership Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Learn how a principal can utilize active listening purposefully for the advancement of his or her school. The authors emphasize the importance of listening education and training, and they state that listening should be a part of the curriculum for Adventist...

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    The Nexus Between Principals’ Leadership Characteristics and Primary Teachers’ Response to Challenges of Change - Teachers Are Functioning on the Outside but How Are They Coping on the Inside? Kindergarten-Grade 8
    "Significant change is occurring in the education systems in most countries around the world. This article, based on a larger educational change study, examines perceptions of Australian primary teachers employed within the Seventh-day Adventist Church...

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    The perceptions of school principals regarding the utilization of microcomputers in Australian Seventh-day Adventist secondary schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The purpose of this study was to determine the extent and nature of computer utilization in Australian Seventh-day Adventist secondary schools. An additional purpose was to determine the factors which principals perceived to affect their plans for computers in education.

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    The Power of Listening for Principals Preschool-Lifelong
    Listening is often misunderstood and rarely taught. School leaders know listening is important, but many are unable to use it to their advantage. Many fail to incorporate listening as a strategy to serve their students and enhance their career. This 2012 NAD...

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    The Principal - the Keystone of the School Kindergarten-Grade 12
    According to research (Pierce, 2000), the principal is the keystone of the school. This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention session defines and explores the role, job description, and expectations associated with the Adventist principal in small, elementary, junior...

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    The principal and principalship of Seventh-day Adventist elementary schools in the North Philippine Union Mission Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Purpose: This study was to identify and analyze the personal and professional characteristics of principals of the Adventist elementary schools in the North Philippine Union Mission. Procedures: A ten-page questionnaire was used to...

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    The Principal as Board Officer Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Effective school boards fulfill four essential roles and the principal has a key involvement in each. A school board's success depends on the teamwork and collaboration of its members. The principal, as executive secretary, fills the most important position...

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    The Principal as Instructional Leader Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The author outlines the importance for a principal to be an instructional leader by focusing on his or her five primary responsibilities: being a source of encouragement, framing and maintaining standards, leading by example, implementing regular evaluations,...

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    The Principal is Moving - Again! Grade 9-Grade 12
    This article reports on a doctoral dissertation that studied the length of service in the principalship of Adventist secondary schools in the U.S. from 1948-1983. Length of service in boarding and day academies, various union conferences, and school enrollment...

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    The relationship between the principal's leadership characteristics and the ability of primary teachers to deal successfully with the challenges associated with change - A teacher's perspective Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The literature suggests that there is significant change occurring in the education systems in most countries around the world including Australia (Fullan, 2005; Gamage, 1996). Research relating to the teachers’ perspectives of the impact of this change,...

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    The Role of the Academy Principal in the Austral Union of the Seventh-day Adventist Educational System as Perceived by Principals and Teachers Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Problem: Considering the rapid expansion of educational institutions in the Austral Union of Seventh-day Adventists and the lack of a job description for principals, there is a need for more research in the area of the principal's role. Method:...

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    The Role of the Academy Principals in the Austral Union of SDA Tertiary-Lifelong
    Considering the rapid expansion of educational institutions in the Austral Union of Seventh-day Adventists and the lack of a job description for principals, there is a need for more research in the area of the principal's role.

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    The Role of the Holy Spirit in Adventist Education Kindergarten-Tertiary
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation considers the work of the Holy Spirit in the school system ordained (set apart for a holy purpose) by God. The presentation focuses on the role of the Holy Spirit in the lives of Adventist educators and how they...

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    The Role of the Prinicipal - A Multifaceted Role Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "The role of the principal is multidimensional and multifaceted. Sergiovanni (1999) describes aspects of the role as technical, human, educational, symbolic, and cultural, all requiring adequate attention if the role is to be performed well. Principals...

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    The Student Voice Grade 9-Grade 12
    Teachers and school administrators must learn to really listen to their students, to invite their participation in school government, and to act upon their suggestions for changes when they are warranted.

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    Tips for Balancing School and Family Life Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Learn how to balance work and family life by establishing appropriate boundaries, using these eight guidelines: differentiate between the urgent and the important; accomplish what you have been called to do; and select others to hold you accountable; set limits...

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    Trust as a Critical Success Factor in Educational Organizations Kindergarten-Tertiary
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation shares research literature which suggests that trust components of benevolence, competence, reliability and transparency are critical success factors in education leadership.

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    Values-Virtues Leadership and the Australian Professional Standard for Principals - Toward a Distinctive Touchstone for Principals in Christian Faith-Based Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article "challenges school leaders in Christian faith-based (CFB) schools to live Jesus’ kingdom values and virtues in their daily professional working and personal lives."

  • What Great Principals Do Differently Tertiary-Lifelong
    What are the specific qualities and practices of great principals which elevate them above the rest? Blending school-centered studies and experience working with hundreds of administrators, the author reveals the 15 things that the most successful principals...

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    What School Administrators Can Do to Support English Language Learners Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2018 NAD convention breakout sessions provided "school administrators with strategies for supporting ELLs and their teachers, ideas for engaging ELL families, and an opportunity to dialogue and ask questions." Read the presentation for details.

  • What Successful Principals Do! Tertiary-Lifelong
    169 tips for principals. Practical insights from an experienced principal about how to run a successful school. Organized into three sections (Beginning the School Year, During the School Year, and Ending the School Year) these tips are powerful and attainable....

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    What to do with a Failing Teacher or Principal Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article suggests exploring the reasons why failing teachers or principals are unsuccessful. They include (1) inadequate training; (2) wrong assignment; (3) lack of peer and administrative support; (4) mismatch between profession and personality, and (4)...

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    What Would Jesus Do? – Mercy, Grace and Accountability Kindergarten-Tertiary
    A principal reflects on being asked this question by an angry parent who disagreed with a decision being made. Accountability is an aspect of God's character that people sometimes forget to consider.

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    Where Do You Belong? Kindergarten-Tertiary
    A principal's thoughts on belonging to her school, and how her actions should reflect this.

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    Why Principals Stay Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The findings of the lived experiences of the principals in the study "Narratives of Longevity from the Perspective of Seventh-day Adventist School Administrators" are shared in this informative 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation.

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    Why Principals Stay Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Learn why principals stay within the Adventist system despite the difficulties that may exist. Researcher Janet Ledesma focuses on those principals in Adventist education who have served for at least ten consecutive years. Her study concludes that for those...

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    Work - Life Balance for the Principal Preschool-Grade 12
    For principals struggling to maintain balance between their personal and professional lives, this 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation provides research and proven strategies for principals seeking this work/life balance.

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    ​Building a Working Relationship Between Institutional Boards and Accrediting and Chartering Authorities Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "Ultimately, boards must develop strong negotiating skills based on the purpose and mission of their institution, and use a Christian ethical stance when engaging with these agencies and organizations. A healthy prayer life, team spirit, and ongoing orientation...