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  • Adventist Resource
    Adventist School Pay Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This online payment portal was written specifically for Seventh-day Adventist schools across the Unites States. It integrates with any school website. It allows schools to accept online payment or donations using electronic checks, credit and debit cards,...

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    A Board Member's Guide to Financial Statements Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article can assist board members in the enormous task of ensuring that schools use their financial resources wisely so as to achieve their mission. It is their responsibility to adequately monitor the financial records of the school. Questions that board...

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    A Million Dollars for Your School - The Basics to School Development Preschool-Grade 12
    Sponsored by Philanthropic Service for Institutions (PSI), this 2018 NAD breakout session was designed to "give practical ways to increase the financial support for the educational mission God has given your school." See the slides for details.

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    Adventist Professor Remuneration Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article investigates the changes that have occurred in salaries and benefits in U.S. Adventist educational institutions between 1971-1972 and 1991-1992. It also suggests that because significant increases in salary are unlikely that administrators might...

  • AIG Valic Tertiary-Lifelong
    NAD currently utilizes the services of AIG Valic for retirement plans. Declared "best" 403(b) provider in public K-12 market.

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    Alternative Models of Funding Higher Education - Past and Present Trends Tertiary-Lifelong
    The present study is built around the following general research question: why is Adventist higher education in a tight budget? This is approached using a comparative time frame analysis of past and present needs and characteristics affecting funding tertiary...

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    An Initial Response to the Gonski Report Review of Funding for Schooling - The Final Report (2011) Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "On Monday, 20th February, 2012, the eagerly awaited Review of funding for schooling—the final report by David Gonski, was released to an assemblage of educational leaders amid tight security in Canberra....The perception of Adventist Schools...

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    Budgets and Boards Kindergarten-Lifelong
    A schools budget plan reflects is commitment to education in monetary terms. The combined efforts of staff, school organizations, constituency members, and the board, in preparing the budget, will help schools become more accountable to those they serve. Topics...

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    Building Your Fundraising Team - Avoiding the Solo Performance Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "It’s vital to develop a functional and professional team of volunteers, board members, colleagues, and others who participate in the fundraising process. This 2012 NAD session PPT and handout provides suggestions and materials for building a successful fundraising team."

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    Business Office Best Practices Preschool-Tertiary
    Read the presentation from this 2018 NAD convention breakout session, in which attendees learned 'best practices' applicable to business offices of all sizes of schools, including "10 things that can drastically improve the efficiency and success of your...

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    Communicating Financial Matters - Expectations of the School Business Officer Kindergarten-Lifelong
    To be an effective team member, the school business officer must be acutely aware of the expectations of the office and skillfully craft his or her responses to the different audiences served.... The most important responsibility of the school business officer...

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    Developing A Financial Future For Your School Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Alternative approaches to planning the financial future of Adventist academies and elementary schools may include taking a closer look at development, enrollment, and alternate financial resources. David Branum urges readers not to underestimate factors such as alumni support, postive Christ-centered atmosphere, industry, pastoral support, strong academic environment, and fund raising programs.

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    Do You Deliver What You Promise? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Students as customers? G. Charles Dart cites practical lessons schools can learn from businesses in the areas of competition, customer service, product analysis, and advertising. He posits that Adventist schools should take the lead when it comes to customer service, ethical advertising, and delivering a superior product making sure the product matches the promise.

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    Does Adventist Higher Education Cost Too Much? Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article shares the findings of a NAD comprehensive study to understand the financing of Adventist higher education in the US and Canada in 1995. It covers the study methodology, expenditure and credit hour costs, expenditure patterns

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    Educating Inner-City Children Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Urban schools face many concerns which command more attention than education. Urban Adventist schools struggle with constituents whose economic status makes it difficult to keep schools running. Also, budgets in urban churches are often stretched too far to provide their promised subsidies.

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    Endowments - One Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    Davidson weighs the pros and cons of building endowments, reflecting on biblical principles and the philosophy of Adventist education.

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    Erasing the Myths of Adventist Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A composite article written by superintendents within the Adventist Church in Canada addressing the church's commitment to educational excellence. The authors address and counter six myths of Adventist education in areas such as curriculum, academic standards,...

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    Family Need Application Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This sample includes 4 documents used by the Hawaii Conference to determine and provide K-12 tuition assistance to students attending Adventist schools from families in need. Documents included: superintendent's memo to school principals, a Family Need Application...

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    Financing Church Colleges Tertiary-Lifelong
    For SDA colleges to be financially strong, they should decentralize, be unique and have different funding. Raising money and cutting expenditures are the primary ways to fund higher education. Ways to raise money include higher church subsidies, higher tuition,...

  • Golden Harvest Fruit Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Florida Sunshine Tree markets Florida oranges and grapefruit that your group/school buys by the truckload and sells by the carton to make a phenomenal profit!

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    How to Make Trust Services a Contributing Partner in Your School Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Jeffrey Wilson shares how schools can benefit from the trust services departments of the next highest organization in their structure, whether a conference, mission, union, or division. After the tragic loss of their daughter, Wilson and his wife made the decision to develop an endowment fund in memory of their daughter.

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    How to Reduce Costs by Attacking Course Proliferation Tertiary-Lifelong
    Lewis J. Larson addresses some of the difficult aspects of cutting costs in Adventist colleges and universities. One way of trimming costs is to eliminate or prune redundant courses. The author explains the administrative process of instituting such changes.

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    Image and role of the business officer in the Seventh-day Adventist boarding academy of the North American Division Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The purpose of this study, broadly conceived, is to determine the functions of the business officers in the Seventh-day Adventist boarding academies of the North American Division. For the purpose of this study the “business officer” is the individual...

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    Is Fundraising for You? Advice from Successful Practioners Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Topics covered at this 2018 NAD convention breakout session included "the annual fund, finding and reaching out to donors who include alumni, acquiring major donors, use of events, matching gift programs, and more." See the presentation for details.

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    JAE Editorial: Alarming Trends Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The results of a 1990 study that compares current enrollment in Adventist schools with 1975. The study found that the ratio per 1000 Adventist students had gone down significantly while the percentage of non-Adventist students had gone up significantly. While...

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    JAE Editorial: Possibilities Ahead Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Calvin Rock expresses his convictions about the importance of education to the church's welfare. The Adventist Review and the Integration of Faith and Learning Institute are discussed. Scholarship programs and endowments, a strong elementary and secondary...

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    JAE: Of Interest to Teachers Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This Journal of Adventist Education column features current news, reports, and updates of interest to educators. In this issue: Teacher Tests Now Well Established; Ten Social Trends Affecting Strategic Planning for Schools; College Students More Indebted;...

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    JAE: Of Interest to Teachers Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This Journal of Adventist Education column features current news, reports, and updates of interest to educators. In this issue: Summer Institute Offered for School Improvement Through Staff Development; High-Achieving Teens Tell of Considering Suicide;...

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    JAE: Of Interest to Teachers Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This Journal of Adventist Education column features current news, reports, and updates of interest to educators. In this issue: U.S. Average Public Teacher Salaries Top $30,000 for 1989-1990; New Laws Ban Corporal Punishment; Why College Tuition is...

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    JAE: Of Interest to Teachers Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This Journal of Adventist Education column features current news, reports, and updates of interest to educators. In this issue: Journal of Adventist Education Soon to be Printed in Four Languages; Increases in Alternative Certification for Teachers;...

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    JAE: Of Interest to Teachers Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This Journal of Adventist Education column features current news, reports, and updates of interest to educators. In this issue: Girls as Likely as Boys to Have Reading Disability, Study Reveals; Report Identifies Causes of Learning Impairments; High...

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    JAE: Of Interest to Teachers - Summer 1989 Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This Journal of Adventist Education column features current news, reports, and updates of interest to educators.

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    Lake Union Workshop Committee Expense Report Form Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Lake Union Conference Office of Education Workshop/Committee Expense Report form for teachers.

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    Master Planning: A Design for the Future Kindergarten-Lifelong
    How to develop a master plan that provides for future planning. A good master plan should reflect the institution's mission, educational program, land use, and facility development. A master plan format is presented. Campus design must take into account various...

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    Moneywise - A Seventh-day Adventist Treasurer Resource Site Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Adventist educational institution treasurers, new as well as seasoned financial leaders, will find sample documents on educational institution management, leadership training, church policies, budgeting, basic fund accounting, boards and board presentations,...

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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...

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    National Account Program Preschool-Lifelong
    The National Account Program is a service of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventist under the direction of the treasury department in Silver Spring, Maryland. The combined purchasing power of the church enables us to negotiate exceptional contract...

  • National Center for Technology Planning Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The National Center for Technology Planning (NCTP) is a clearinghouse for the exchange of many types of information related to technology planning.

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    Perceptions and Possibilities of Fundraising - What Works, What Doesn't, and What's Next?! Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2018 NAD convention breakout sessions focused on "what it takes to add successful fundraising to an organizational function, who should be involved, how to develop a program, what pitfalls might there be, and how to improve an existing program."...

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    Practical Public Relations Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Despite limited financial resources, schools can do much to create positive perceptions and build relationships with the community, parents, prospective students, and the media. This article gives practical and creative examples of building relationships with...

  • Pricewatch Grade 10-Lifelong
    PRICE WATCH® is the fastest way to find a great street price on a computer product. Visit this website to find the best deals for all your school's computing purchases.

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    Prudent Administration in the Finances of SDA Education Institutions - An Application of A FAIR WILL Concept Tertiary
    "This paper deals with the importance of prudent administration in handling the Lord’s financial resources. It specifically deals with how administrators envision and perform the utilization of money. Utilization of money in SDA educational institutions...

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    Removing the Financial Barriers to Enrollment Kindergarten-Lifelong
    While finances may be a crucial factor in preventing students from obtaining a private school education, it is the number one factor in increasing enrollment and enlarging an institution. Considerable discussion is given to assessing the changing characteristics...

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    School Facilities: If the Roof Leaks . . . Fix It Kindergarten-Grade 12
    While maintaining school facilities can be challenging, planning, financing, budgeting, and construction costs are four aspects that can help alleviate costs. R. Lee Richards addresses these four aspects, noting that "if you don't do it right when you...

  • School Uniforms: French Toast Kindergarten-Grade 12
    An online supplier of school uniforms. Online catalog.

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    School Vouchers and Religion - An Examination on Attitudes of Evangelical Parochial Leaders in Southern California Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Within the annals of academia and public policy, school vouchers and their efficacy have been a hotly contested topic for over twenty years. Opponents and proponents of this issue have published various studies supporting their claims of why it would...

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    Seventy-Two Hours To Go! Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Kathleen Mitchell shares insights gleaned after two weeks of trying to keep the doors of her school open. She shares how facing the challenging financial decisions, recalling words of wisdom and appreciation from students and parents, and holding on to scriptural...

  • SMART Tuition Management Kindergarten-Grade 12
    SMART provides tuition management, collection and tuition aid analysis services that reduce time-consuming administrative jobs associated with tuition collection, including: bill collecting, bookkeeping, letter writing, report compilations, personal confrontations,...

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    Temple Plan - Sample Conference Application Grade 1-Grade 12
    This Texas Conference sample form may help Adventist K-12 School Boards considering financing their school by means of the Temple Plan, where church members and students' parents all contribute as they are able, with no fees charged students.

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    The Challenge of Change Tertiary-Lifelong
    Colleges and universities are expected to precipitate change. A college must be unique and yet be interdependent with its sponsoring church in terms of philosophy and mission, enrollment of the youth, and financial support. The challenge of change is addressed...

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    The Challenge of Financing Adventist Education in North America Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article addresses the economic viability of the Adventist school system and outlines a general method by which church leadership can meet educational challenges.

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    The Costs of Christian Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Gary Hodder addresses tuition and fees as prohibitive factors in Christian education by sharing his personal experience as a student from a non-Adventist home desiring Adventist Christian education.

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    The Financial Report - Keep It Simple and Understandable Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Financial reports can often bring blank, dazed, or confused stares from board members. Penner outlines suggestions for presenting financial reports that will engage board members in making informed decisions, and promote active participation in discussing...

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    The Five Percent Solution: Making the VISION Viable Again Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Thambi reviews challenges to Adventist K-12 schools in North America currently. He then proposes a three-step solution to funding schools, continuing the same vision, into the 21st century: 1. Fund Adventist education with additional tithe funds 2....

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    The Future of Adventist Higher Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    A board chairman's perspective on the future of Adventist higher education. Issues to be addressed for Adventist education to survive along its chartered lines include: communicating the importance of Christian education, information sharing, enhancing the secondary school relationship, addressing financial dilemmas, cutting operating costs, too many colleges, salaries, and institutional board responsibilities.

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    The Future of SDA Higher Education - A North American College President's Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    Adventist higher education has grown in the past 100 years, but the question is whether it has much of a future. These concerns reflect the current decline in enrollment and therefore loss in operating revenue. Finances are the reason why students attend state...

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    The Relationship Between Expenditure and Student Achievement in Seventh-day Adventist K-8 Schools in the United States Kindergarten-Grade 8
    "School finance literature is replete with studies that investigate the relationship between spending and student achievement. Some researchers have found positive relationships between the two variables while others found spending to have no effect on...

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    Turning a School Around Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A look at the issues in the turn-around of South Lancaster Academy. These issues are believed to be common to any branch of Adventist education and include bill collection, affordable academic programs, and the role of the principal in a K-12 school. Solutions...

  • U.S. Department of Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    Site of United States National Technology Plan plus: News, Guides, Money Matters (Grant info), Secretary's Initiatives (Goals 2000 + much more), People and Offices, Programs & Services, Publications & Products, Other Sites, Picks o' the Month (top 3 sites).

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    What is BECA? Alumni Giving Program Benefits Adventist Schools Tertiary-Lifelong
    BECA is the Business Executives Challenge to Alumni program. This program has increased unrestricted giving to annual fundraising campaigns through challenge grants that require matched giving. Moyers shares how this program benefits Adventist schools.

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    What is the Church's Commitment to Academe? Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article details the appropriations from the General Conference and other entities to education, and explains how this shows the value that the church places on education.

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    What's a Nice Church Like Ours Doing in the Education Business? Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article is based on a speech at the NAD Higher Education Summit in Tuscon, Arizona, in December 1995 and compares the costs of Adventist education with the benefits. It also briefly outlines the history of the development of Adventist higher education...

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    You Call This Work? Industries Benefit School, Students Grade 9-Grade 12
    This article discusses how industries benefit academies and provide opportunities for service. Roger Morton reports on two industries at Sunnydale Academy in Missouri: one manufactures molded polystyrene for packing; the other manufactures isolation chambers for medical treatment.

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    You Can't Tell a School By Its Name Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article from the JAE special higher education issue asks what causes so many colleges and universities that began as Christian institutions to lose their identity. A survey of some possible practical, emotional, and philosophical contributing factors...