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  • Adventist Resource
    Philosophy of Adventist Education - GC Working Policy 2003 Preschool-Lifelong
    The Seventh-day Adventist Philosophy of Education statement serves as a guideline for Adventist educational institutions world-wide. This includes sections entitled: Premises; Rationale; Aims and Mission; Agencies of Education (home, local and world church,...

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    The Adventist EDGE Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The NAD Southern Union's comprehensive school improvement initiative, Educators Developing Goals of Excellence (EDGE). This website includes resources for administration, early childhood, elementary, secondary, and staff development. Helpful resources also...

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    West Central Africa Division Education webpage Preschool-Lifelong
    Learn about Adventist education in West and Central African countries through the division's education information webpage.

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    A Century of Growth and Commitment Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 1995-2000 Education Report from the Southern Asia Division (SUD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. The report discusses the advancements and progress made in the following areas: Looking Back; Nursing Schools; Medical Technology Laboratory;...

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    A Conceptual Model for the Professional Practice of Seventh-day Adventist Educational Administration Based on the Proclamations of the Three Angels of Revelation 14 Tertiary
    Problem: Since the Seventh-day Adventist administrator must define a suitable mode of practice, the question must be addressed; does the Seventh-day Adventist religion require a distinctive mode of practice or simply suggest a characteristic approach...

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    A New Framework of Governance Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "This article presents a new framework for the governance of Christian Schools—a Community Governance Framework that centres on the key roles and relationships contained within that community. Relationships are central to the Community Governance...

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    A Qualitative Assessment of the Meaning of Shared Governance At a Parochial University Tertiary
    Shared governance is a treasured tradition of academe. Problems of administrative practice arise when meanings and definitions of shared governance are undefined and implicit rather than defined and explicit. What are the meanings and definitions of shared...

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    A Story of Struggle, Tenacity, Faith, and Blessing Preschool-Lifelong
    The 2005-2010 Education Report from the Euro-Asia Division (ESD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session 2010. Director Mirilov lists progress and pressing challenges.

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    A Time of Change and Challenge Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 1985-1990 Education Report from the South Pacific Division (SPD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. Various societal changes were already underway when the quinquennium began and were taken into account in the establishment of goals...

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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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    Accreditation Protocol Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Watch a 2009 presentation to NAD school principals on accreditation protocol. The total length is about 2.5 hours, broken into eleven segments: Part 1, Part...

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    Achieving Excellence in Adventist Schools in Canada Plan Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This document outlines ten goals for achieving excellence in Adventist schools in Canada. Pastors are encouraged to share this document with their churches.

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    Acting on Our Vision With Passion and Compassion Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Mike Lekic states that 'vision without action is only a dream' as he discusses the results of the Canadian-wide education survey, and shares the importance and challenges of implementing the five-year master plan.

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    Administration - Teacher Bulletin Volume 6 Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The material included in this section is appropriate for administrators and teachers in all kinds of situations. Don't think you need to be an administrator to benefit from the ideas here! A school board presentation describing the Pathways curriculum...

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    Administration - Teacher Bulletin Volume 8 Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Being an administrator is a time consuming position - whether it is in a small school as a teaching/principal or as a full time administrator in a larger school. The resources here are intended to make your job easier." The following forms and suggestions...

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    Administrative Essentials for Online Programs Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "Delivering programs online, whether at the elementary, secondary, or tertiary level, is a significant undertaking. This practical overview examines several areas administrators should consider as they set up or seek to improve online courses and programs...

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    Advancement, Involvement, and Cooperation: 1995-2000 Report Eastern Africa Division Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 1995-2000 Education Report from the Eastern African Division (EAD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. The report discusses the advancements and progress made in the following areas: Interdepartmental Cooperation; Meetings and Programs;...

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    Adventist Education - A Proven Soul Winner Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 2005-2010 Education Report from the South Pacific Division (SPD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session 2010. Director Hill reports on service learning, curriculum, challenges, and the future plans for education in the SPD.

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    Adventist Education on the Move Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 2005-2010 Education Report from the Southern Africa-Indian Ocean Division (SID) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session 2010. Director Kamwendo reports on the educational initiatives of SID as well as new building projects, educational accreditation,...

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    Adventist Education Today - Euro-Africa Division Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article from the 1985 General Conference issue of JAE reports on Adventist education in the Euro-Africa (now Inter-European) Division (EUD), 1980-1985.

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    Adventist Education Today: Africa-Indian Ocean Division Grade 1-Lifelong
    This JAE article is the 1985 General Conference Africa-Indian Ocean Division education report for 1980-1985. Reports from colleges and universities include Adventist Seminary of West Africa (ASWA), Adventist Missionary College (AMC), and The Adventist University...

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    Adventist Education Today: Australasian Division Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This JAE article is the 1985 General Conference Australasian Division education report for 1980-1985.

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    Adventist Education Today: Eastern Africa Division Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The East African Division education department's report on Adventist education ministry 1980-1985, as published in the 1985 General Conference special edition of the Journal of Education.

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    Adventist Education Today: Far Eastern Division Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article from the 1985 General Conference issue of JAE reports on Adventist education in the Far Eastern Division, 1980-1985.

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    Adventist Education Today: Inter-American Division Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article from the 1985 General Conference issue of JAE reports on Adventist education in the Inter-American Division, 1980-1985.

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    Adventist Education Today: North American Division Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article from the 1985 General Conference issue of JAE reports on Adventist education in the North American Division, 1980-1985.

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    Adventist Education Today: Northern European Division Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article from the 1985 General Conference issue of JAE reports on Adventist education in the Northern European Division, 1980-1985.

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    Adventist Education Today: South American Division Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article from the 1985 General Conference issue of JAE is a report from the South American Division, 1980-1985.

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    Adventist Education Today: Southern Asia Division Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article from the 1985 General Conference issue of JAE reports on Adventist education in the Southern Asia Division, 1980-1985.

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    Adventist Education... More Than Mere Instruction Preschool-Lifelong
    The 2005-2010 Education Report from the Inter-American Division (IAD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session 2010. Director Velazquez features three IAD education summits, new Bible textbooks for Grades K-6 in Spanish, and soon French, new educational...

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    Adventist Meetings Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Planning an event? Adventist Meetings, a service of AdventSource, will help you get organized, stay within budget, handle your registrations, and communicate with attendees.

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    Africa-Indian Ocean Division: Significant Growth and Expansion Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The Africa-Indian Ocean Division education department's report on Adventist education ministry in West Africa, 1990-1995, as published in the 1995 General Conference special edition of the Journal of Education.

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    All About the Church's New Commission on Higher Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    During the 2000 Annual Council, the General Conference Executive Committee appointed The Commission on Higher Education (CHE). In this article, Garland Dulan shares the CHE progress report on the following areas: academic programs, financial management, strategic...

  • American Association of School Administrators Kindergarten-Grade 12
    AASA online provides the latest information and insights from this association of school administrators. Includes topics: current issues and ideas, events, publications, job bulletin, education marketplace, advocacy, state associations and membership, grants...

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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 Open Letter to Academy Principals Grade 9-Grade 12
    Could too many extra-curricular activities interrupt the school day and student learning outcomes? The author makes an open call for academic excellence in this thought-provoking letter to principals and school administrators regarding scheduling and its influence...

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    Analysis of the factors affecting job satisfaction among educational administrators employed by the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Australia Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Problem: This study addressed the problem of why educational administrators within the Seventh-day Adventist system in Australia were not remaining longer than their positions. The approach taken was to address the area of job satisfaction and to examine...

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    Are Our Schools in the Education Business or The Business of Education? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Lee looks at how better understanding the distinctiveness of the educational culture, as compared to the business world. He notes what matters most to educators in the decision-making process that could be helpful in eliminating negative environments. He goes...

  • ASCD Kindergarten-Lifelong
    ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner. Members are professional educators from all levels and...

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    Asia-Pacific Division: Spiritual and Academic Vitality Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article from the 1995 General Conference issue of JAE is a report from the Asia-Pacific Division (SSD). The regions include Sri Lanka, Manila, and Burma. Reports from colleges and universities include Myanmar Union Adventist Seminary, Lakpahana Adventist...

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    Attention! Choppers in the Compound - A Regional Solution to a National Problem Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "The first step in fixing the Adventist education system is providing medics, not a new hospital. The problems the system faces are diverse and unique to individual schools and, at this point, no grandiose organizational restructuring can provide solutions...

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    Baptisms, New Buildings, and Restructuring Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 1995-2000 Education Report from the Southern Africa Union Conference (SAU) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. The report discusses the advancements and progress made in the following areas: Baptisms and Evangelism; New Schools and Facilities;...

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    Book Review - Teachers Behaving Badly? Dilemmas for School Leaders Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In this TEACH Journal article, the authors raise ethical dilemmas that apply to all teachers, but may be of particular significance to administrators and beginning teachers.

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    Breaking New Ground Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 2000-2005 Education Report from the Trans-European Division (TED) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. Challenges, new buildings, enrollment gains, higher education achievements, in-service for educators, and winning students for Christ...

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    Caring and Excellence - SUD Report 1990 Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 1985-1990 Education Report from the Southern Asia Division (SUD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. Statistics showing growth are provided. The strengths of the education program are commitment, curricular strategies, community relations,...

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    Celebrating a Century of Adventist Education Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 1985-1990 Education Report from the Trans-European Division (TED) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. 1990 marked the 100th anniversary of church school operation in the division. The report discusses new buildings, doubling the enrollment,...

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    Challenges to Seventh-Day Adventist Tertiary Education in the Caribbean Tertiary
    "The article briefly summarizes seven challenges that face the Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) tertiary institutions in the Caribbean. There is no exhaustive discussion of the challenges but each is clearly articulated. There is no attempt to address solution...

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    Change and the College Campus: The Process of Changing Institutional Governance Tertiary-Lifelong
    Professors within an Adventist college faced the task of developing a shared process for change. Many issues needed to be tackled, and the process got bogged down in the middle, but by the end a consensus was reached and the pilot program was launched. The...

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    Change, Growth, and Outreach Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 1995-2000 Education Report from the Southern Asia Pacific Division (SSD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. The report discusses the advancements and progress made in the following areas: Developing the SSD Edition of the Journal of...

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    Colorful and Challenging Education Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 1985-1990 Education Report from the Inter-American Division (IAD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. This report offers glimpses into the various levels of Adventist education in Inter-America: graduate, undergraduate, secondary, and...

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    Comprehensive Planning in Seventh-day Adventist Colleges and Universities in the United States Tertiary
    Purpose: The purpose of this study was to determine the status of planning in Adventist colleges and universities in the United States, and also to determine if significant relationships existed between planning in small and large institutions and between...

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    Consolidating with Strength and Hope Despite the Challenges Preschool-Lifelong
    The 2005-2010 Education Report from the East-Central Africa Division (ECD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session 2010. The report outlines advances in educational opportunities, evangelism and baptisms, evaluation and accreditations, sponsorship...

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    Cooperative Learning as Viewed by Conference Educational Administrators Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Superintendents from one conference demonstrate how staff development is made possible for its teachers. The three issues this conference identifies as crucial to staff development are shared in this article: staff development must receive high priority at...

  • Council for American Private Education - CAPE Kindergarten-Grade 12
    CAPE, of which NAD was a founding member, is a coalition of national organizations and state affiliates serving private elementary and secondary schools. Their newsletter is available online (3 months after publication), as well as subscription information,...

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    Creating Effective Substance Use Policies for Seventh-day Adventist Campuses Grade 10-Tertiary
    Do Seventh-day Adventist campuses have substance policies that work? This article addresses the role that institutional policies play in preventing the use of harmful substances and how students respond to these policies.

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    Customer relationship management as perceived by students and administration at AIIAS Tertiary
    The purpose of this study was to find out how the Customer Relationship Management concept, as conceptualized by Kaj Storbacka and Jarmo R. Lehtinen, was being implemented at AIIAS. The concept has four essential relationship perspectives, namely, Exchange...

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    Development and Ministry Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 1995-2000 Education Report from the South Pacific Division (SPD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. The report discusses the advancements and progress made in the following areas: Curriculum Development; Accreditation and Performance...

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    Doors Opening for Adventist Education Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 1985-1990 Education Report from the South American Division (SAD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. The report discusses graduate studies, universities, secondary education, preschool and primary education, accreditation and recognition,...

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    Eastern Africa Division: A Double Blessing and Challenges Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article from the 1995 General Conference special edition of the Journal of Adventist Education reports on the education work in the Eastern Africa Division, 1990-1995.

  • Edline Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Edline is the leading K12 website/portal solution that enables secure parent access to grades, attendance, homework, and other private information. Edline automatically generates teacher web pages, provides group calendaring, virtual file storage, and parental...

  • EDSITEment Grade 1-Grade 12
    A collection of online resources for teaching English, history, art history, and foreign languages. Links to humanities websites and lesson plans. A starting point for exploring the humanities in all its diversity on the Internet.

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    Educating Head, Hand, and Heart Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 1985-1990 Education Report from the Africa-Indian Ocean Division presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. Education and redemption are one and the same was the guiding principle during this time. The report discusses statistics, higher...

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    Education Director's Manual for the Pacific Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The chapters and appendices of this manual or handbook are designed to support a regional education director with little or no training or experience for this leadership role. A wealth of practical and well-indexed tools are available to reference in any order...

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    Education for Redemption and Restoration Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 2005-2010 Education Report from the West-Central Africa Division (WAD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session 2010. Director Ikonne reports on integration of faith and learning, the universities in the division, and the K-12 schools in the...

  • Education World Preschool-Lifelong
    Education World's goal is to make it easy for educators to integrate the Internet into the classroom. Includes a search engine for educational web sites only

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    Educational Administrators - Leaders or Managers? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In this TEACH Journal article, the author asks: "What is the difference between leadership and management? What is the role and function of leaders and managers and how does each group cope with change?" Readers are challenged to consider a solution...

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    Educational and general expenditure changes associated with tuition increases in the Seventh-day Adventist higher educational system Tertiary
    This study examined expenditure patterns associated with tuition increases in the Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) higher educational system. Ten liberal arts institutions were examined who were willing to provide the detailed financial data necessary to conduct...

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    Escaping Tunnel Vision - Wider Horizons in Strategic Planning Kindergarten-Tertiary New!!
    In this article, the author examines vision-oriented strategic planning. He presents the classical view of strategic planning and the ideal vision. He discusses macroplanning and how to identify and define an ideal vision. Based on the ideal vision, strategic...

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    Euro-Africa Division - Serving Europe and the World Through Education Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 1990-1995 education report from the Euro-Africa (now Inter-European) Division (EUD) presented at the 1995 Adventist General Conference Session.

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    Euro-Asia Division: From Humble Beginnings Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article from the 1995 General Conference issue of JAE is an education report from the Euro-Asia Division.

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    Expanding, Upgrading, and Witnessing Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 1985-1990 Education Report from the Far Eastern Division presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. The report discusses new campuses and buildings, academic accreditation, faculty upgrading, use of denominational books, youth activities, and...

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    Factors associated with job satisfaction of secondary school teachers in East Indonesia Union Conference, Indonesia Grade 9-Grade 12
    This study investigated factors related to job satisfaction of secondary school teachers in East Indonesia Union Conference of SDA, Indonesia. Specifically, the study was designed to identify the level of teachers’ job satisfaction, the correlation of...

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    Flourishing Amid the Challenges of Diversity and Complexity - 1995-2000 Report Euro-Africa Division Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 1995-2000 Education Report from the Euro-Africa (now Inter-European) Division (EUD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. The report discusses the advancements and progress made in the following areas: Activities Throughout the Division;...

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    From Sowing to Reaping: An Undimmed Vision Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 2000-2005 Education Report from the Southern Asia Division (SUD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. Reports on K-12 successes and higher education. Challenges are training Adventist human resources to catch up with the enormous growth...

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    Giant Overall Mission/Vision Rediscovered in Church-Related Institutions Lifelong New!!
    "Direction (defined as mission and vision) and motivation are among the top agendas of the 21st-century leaders. Where there is no direction, organizational suicide is certain and quality productivity is an impossibility. NASA's famous former mission...

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    Global Trends in Adventist Education Preschool-Tertiary
    Consider global trends in Adventist education in this report to Adventist university/college presidents and division education directors. It presents current statistics of the global educational system; acknowledges the leading voice that set the conceptual...

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    Good News in Difficult Places Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 2005-2010 Education Report from the Trans-European Division (TED) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session 2010. Director Duda reports on the difficulties faces in the division, the enrollment gains, achievements in higher education, in-service...

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    Growing Adventist Higher Education Without Leaving Our Roots Behind Tertiary-Lifelong
    As schools move beyond the traditional pool of applicants and aggressively pursue international, non-denominational, and non-Adventist students, the need to create a balance between the changing clientele and Adventist roots becomes a crucial issue. Payne...

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    Growing Seventh-day Adventist Education in a Sustainable Way Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 2005-2010 Education Report from the South American Division (SAD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session 2010. Director Mesa features the Spiritual Master Plan, student and faculty cooperation agreements and exchanges, plans for integrating...

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    Growth and Challenges Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 1985-1990 Education Report from the Eastern Africa Division presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. The overwhelming growth during this time produced challenges that are a source of concern and debate among teachers, educational leaders,...

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    Growth, Outreach, and Innovation Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 2000-2005 Education Report from the Southern Asia-Pacific Division (SSD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. Some countries have seen rapid growth in education due to the vision and generosity of the McNeilus family, Maranatha, and ASI....

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    Growth, Plans, and Publications Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 2000-2005 Education Report from the South American Division (SAD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. Education has been consolidated. Many publications were produced that provide information and orientation, encourage unity, and foster...

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    How Managers Judge Whether or Not They Want To Report A Peer's Unethical Behavior Lifelong New!!
    "Peer reporting is becoming an important mechanism to control unethical behavior within an organization. This study examined the effect of ethical judgment on peer reporting. The results show that an individual’s ethical ideology (Idealism) significantly...

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    How to Give Your Students the Skills to Prevent Crime Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Peggy David asserts that Adventist schools should not assume students know how to stay safe. She advocates teaching crime prevention. The following topics are discussed: Students Right-to-Know and Campus Security Act; Stranger Safety for Smaller Children;...

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    How To Make People Feel Good About Your School Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article raises questions about how a school should interact with the community, students, employees, parents, school district, and the media. It is a reprint of the National School Public Relations Association's article, It Starts in the Classroom

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    How to Successfully Support Online Teachers Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "Online education requires administrators who will provide support and mentoring to teachers―who are the school’s direct, daily connection with students. Administrators can accomplish this by building into the structure of the program formal,...

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    In Support of All Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Rosemary Warman shares her experience as an Adventist teacher in a public school. She believes that local public schools are a mission field that deserves the presence of Christian teachers. Warman encourages pastors, churches, and education personnel to set...

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    INFO Editorial: Building Corporate Identity in a Changing World Grade 9-Tertiary New!!
    "Building Corporate Identity in a Changing World was the theme of the Graduate School Research Forum held in January of 2011. This Forum provided opportunities for participants to look into the history and track record of different institutions, and to...

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    INFO Editorial: Ethical Issues in Higher Education Tertiary New!!
    "This issue of International Forum deals with some of the issues that touch the lives of international educators and the students they teach. How can we deal ethically with corrupt systems? What is our role in ethics education as educators in varying...

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    INFO Editorial: Evolving Organizational Contexts Tertiary-Lifelong New!!
    A big part of the changes in society have been fueled by developments in information and communication technology (ICT). These changes in society and the way it operates are the driving force behind this issue of the InFo Journal.

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    INFO Editorial: Inflation Tertiary-Lifelong New!!
    The purpose of this editorial is not to analyze all of the forces underlying economic inflation or its implications. The editor asks the following question, "If there is such a thing as inflation in the economic realm, could there be something similar...

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    Information essential for accountability and planning as identified by board chairs and principals of Seventh-day Adventist secondary schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Problem: Particularly during the 1980s and 1990s, Seventh-day Adventist secondary schools have been facing problems with enrollments and finances. The purpose of this research was to identify those elements of information and data that the board chairs...

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    Ingredients for a Successful School Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Lee Richards notes that successful schools do not happen by accident, and discusses fourteen ingredients for the successful school

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    Inter-American Division: Graduate Education Leads the Way Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The IAD 1990-1995 education report are published in the 1995 General Conference issue of the Journal of Adventist Education.

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    JAE Editorial: Handling Difficult People Kindergarten-Lifelong
    How do teachers or school administrators deal with difficult parents or patrons? John Fowler's editorial gives three useful suggestions: listen to the complaint; give parents the attention they deserve; and, keep open the lines of communication. Articles in...

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    JAE Editorial: Passing on the Torch Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Highlighted in this special 1995 General Conference Session souvenir issue of JAE are the four themes selected as important in the next five years. 1) Strengthen the religious dimension in Adventist education at all levels. 2) Foster the professional development...

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    JAE Editorial: What's New! Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Beverly Rumble shares current developments such as the new Journal of Adventist Education (JAE) website, popular articles and issues, international and foreign language editions, and future plans in the areas of science, higher education, international and...

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    JAE Editorial: Getting Out the Good Word! Tertiary-Lifelong
    This special issue of JAE compiles and shares presentations made by the presidents of North American Division colleges and universities on the special character of Adventist higher education. These speeches were made at the Higher Education Colloquium in Angwin,...

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    JAE Editorial: In Search of Solutions Tertiary-Lifelong
    In this editorial in the JAE special higher education issue, Dr. Gordon Madgwick reflects, after a three-year sabbatical in the corporate world, on the importance of new ideas, new ways of doing things, and the reward and respect given to creative individuals....

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    JAE Editorial: Preparing Administrators for the 21st Century Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Addresses the need within the Seventh-day Adventist Church for young, committed leaders, willing to be trained for service in various positions: principals, superintendents, academic deans, or directors of education. Articles include: Servant-Leadership-A...

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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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    JAE Editorial: Where Have They Gone? Another Changing of the Guard Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Garland Dulan, director of the Education Department of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, introduces readers to Lisa Beardsley, the new Associate Director of Education and Executive Secretary of the Adventist Accrediting Association (AAA). Articles...

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    Job Satisfaction and its Relationship to Organizational and Religious Commitment Among Workers at Northern Caribbean University Tertiary
    Problem: Recruiting teachers and motivating them to stay in their jobs present a challenge to educational institutions in Jamaica. Given the importance of workers' satisfaction to the health of an organization and the link between job satisfaction and...

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    Knowledge Management and its Applicability to Higher Educational Institutions Tertiary New!!
    "Knowledge management is a critical element that many business organizations are using to gain competitive advantage today. The rapid changes happening in the business setting demand that businesses employ knowledge as a raw material for innovation and...

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    Looking at the Challenges With Hope Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 2000-2005 Education Report from the East-Central Africa Division (ECD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. This division is one of the new territories created by the realignment of the African divisions in 2002. The report lists educationally...

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    Making Grace Known Through Adventist Education Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 2005-2010 Education Report from the Southern Asia Division (SUD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session 2010. Director Rao reports on the impact that elementary, secondary, and tertiary education has made in the region. He highlights the...

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    Managing Change - Concepts and Approaches Tertiary New!!
    "The difficult challenge that always confronts higher education institutions in their efforts to innovate programs, policies, structure, culture, and the whole educational system as needed, prompted leaders and teachers to understand the basic concept...

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    Managing the Small School - Being Your Own Administrator Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Written specifically for principal/teachers of small schools in the United States, this article defines administration as a coalition between management and leadership, and briefly outlines key areas of concern for small school management: Managing Volunteers;...

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    Middle East Union: Education Through Sacrifice Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article from the 1995 General Conference issue of JAE is a report from the Middle East Union.

  • Christian Resource
    Mission Enablers: Christian and Private Schools Blog Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "The competition is intense (public schools, home schooling, cyber schools, other faith-based and private schools, and charter schools). Having superior academic performance is a given. Delivering that something extra is also required to establish uniqueness in the crowded market and create the value to justify the tuition. Our blog provides proven practical steps that will increase enrollment, student retention, and keep your school sustainable."

  • Christian Resource
    Mission Enablers: Nonprofit Fundraising and Volunteer Management Blog Grade 1-Grade 12
    "Fundraising is the life-blood. Receiving a gift is helpful. The stronger the relationship with the donor the more helpful the gifts are. Strong relationships are what see us through the tough times. Organizations with strong relationships have found weathering the recent economic storm easier. This blog provides ideas for building and sustaining strong relationships."

  • Christian Resource
    Mission Enablers: Nonprofit Leadership blog Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "[Being mission centric] is how one serves clients and fulfills the mission. It is how one creates a competitive advantage and becomes distinguishable from others. It is what the donors pay for. In short, it is why every nonprofit exists."

  • Adventist Resource
    Mission First: The NSD Educational Mandate Preschool-Lifelong
    The 2005-2010 Education Report from the Northern Asia-Pacific Division (NSD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session 2010. Director Phoon reports on the integration of faith and learning initiative in each union and mission field, and events...

  • 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...

  • NationMaster Education Statistics by Country Preschool-Grade 12
    NationMaster provides a wealth of statistics comparing education by country, in-depth country information including flags and multiple online maps for each, a large online encyclopedia, and much more.

  • Adventist Resource
    Negligence - King of Torts Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Charles McKinstry presents a review of school liability for negligence. Discussed are elements of negligence, standards of care, duty, negligent supervision, proximate cause, playground supervision, contributory negligence defense, dangerous activities, violence,...

  • Adventist Resource
    New Buildings, Exciting Opportunities Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 1985-1990 Education Report from the Euro-Africa (now Inter-European) Division (EUD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. Enrollment statistics are provided. The report discusses religious instruction courses, new buildings, new programs,...

  • Adventist Resource
    New Freedoms and Challenges Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 2000-2005 Education Report from the Euro-Asia Division (ESD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. The main accomplishments in education are listed. Reports on Zaoksky Adventist University, Ukrainian Institute of Arts and Sciences, and...

  • Adventist Resource
    No Right Way - How to Structure Tasks to Maximize Organizational Learning Lifelong New!!
    "Organizational learning is known to be a key to organizational performance. This paper builds on prior research and shows that no single task structure is ideal for all situations. Task elements such as the number of inputs, the decision function, feedback,...

  • Adventist Resource
    North American Division: Adventist Education - Better Than Ever! Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article from the 1995 General Conference issue of JAE is a report from the North American Division.

  • Adventist Resource
    Nurture, Commitment, and Excellence Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 1995-2000 Education Report from the Trans-European Division (TED) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. The TED is comprised of the following regions: Kosovo, Croatia, Hungary, Yugoslavia, and Pakistan. The report discusses the advancements...

  • Adventist Resource
    Nurturing the Mind of the Christian Professional Lifelong New!!
    "The Christian professional must be a thinking being, whose thoughts are grounded in the conception of eternity and an understanding of God. Some secular authors suggest that Christians aren’t good at thinking. This paper argues that Christians...

  • Adventist Resource
    Opportunites, Blessings, and Challenges Preschool-Lifelong
    The 2005-2010 Education Report from the Euro-Africa (now Inter-European) Division (EUD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session 2010. Director Badenas shares new developments, miraculous events, and other achievements and special recognitions...

  • Adventist Resource
    Organizational communication satisfaction and job satisfaction among Seventh-day Adventist church employees Lifelong
    Purpose: This study investigated relationships between perceived organizational communication satisfaction and perceived job satisfaction as experienced and reported by employees of SDA church organizations in West Africa. Procedures:...

  • Adventist Resource
    Organizational Orientations of K-12 School Leaders in the Columbia Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Purpose of the study: The purpose of this study was to examine the organizational orientations - structure, human resource, political, and symbolic - of the K-12 school leaders in the Columbia Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, and the relationship,...

  • Adventist Resource
    Ostriches or Eagles? Can Risk Management Soar on Your Campus? Tertiary-Lifelong
    According to Arthur Blinci Adventist campuses can choose two positions when it comes to risk management, one of apathy and denial -- as symbolized by the ostrich, or one of power and achievement, as symbolized by the eagle. Blinci addresses challenges to risk...

  • Adventist Resource
    Perception of academic administrators from the association of Christian schools and colleges in the Philippines of current and future continuous quality efforts at their college or university Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The purpose guiding this study was to describe the perceptions of the academic administrators regarding the actual and projected quality efforts in Association of Christian Schools and Colleges (ACSC) institutions of higher education. The results may serve...

  • Adventist Resource
    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;...

  • Adventist Resource
    Promoting and Protecting the Philosophy of Adventist Education: 1995-2000 Africa-Indian Ocean Division Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 1995-2000 Education Report from the Africa-Indian Ocean Division (AID) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. The report discusses the advancements and progress made in the following areas: Integration of Faith and Learning; Instructional...

  • Adventist Resource
    Quality and Growth Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 2000-2005 Education Report from the West-Central Africa Division (WAD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. This division was organized in 2002 from the former Africa-Indian Ocean Division. Its educational emphasis on quality and growth...

  • Adventist Resource
    Reaching the Soul, Developing the Mind Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 1995-2000 Education Report from the Northern Asia-Pacific Division (NSD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. The report discusses the advancements and progress made in the following areas: Reaching Out; A New Division, A Challenging...

  • Adventist Resource
    Reality Today - Vision Tomorrow Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 2005-2010 Education Report from the Southern Asia-Pacific Division (SSD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session 2010. Directors Lekic and Domingo report on the advances made in the division in the last quinquennium including evangelistic...

  • Adventist Resource
    Reflection on Seventh-day Adventist Education in the Pennsylvania Conference Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Reflecting on his experience as a teacher and educational leader, Morgan identifies issues and shares ways he is addressing these to build Adventist education in Pennsylvania. Paper submitted for consideration to the Adventist...

  • Adventist Resource
    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...

  • Adventist Resource
    Reorganization, Economic Pressures, and Adventist Distinctives Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 2000-2005 Education Report from the South Pacific Division (SPD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. The report discusses the following challenging issues and developments: political changes, economic pressures in the Pacific, Adventist...

  • Adventist Resource
    Reorganizing, Upgrading, and Innovating Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 2000-2005 Education Report of the Euro-Africa (now Inter-European) Division (EUD). Efforts concentrated on the improvement of service quality. The majority of colleges and seminaries upgraded their programs, created new ones, and received accreditation....

  • Adventist Resource
    Riding the Waves of Technology Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 1995-2000 Education Report from the Inter American Division (IAD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. The report discusses the advancements and progress made in the following areas: Acquiring Technology; Improving Methodology; Colleges...

  • Adventist Resource
    Rigorous and Relevant Learning for the 21st Century Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 2000-2005 Education Report from the Southern Africa-Indian Ocean Division (SID) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. Based on surveys and an education summit, the following are goals for SDA education in SID: students will develop a life...

  • School Improvement Research Series Grade 1-Lifelong
    'Research you can use', this site's searchable database provides an excellent and concise synthesis on school improvement and change studies and literature. It also provides 'snapshots' of exemplary classroom practice, and 'close-ups' on specific methods and...

  • Adventist Resource
    SDACC Office of Education Master Plan Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A master plan stating the goals which guide the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Canada's (SDACC) Office of Education in directing the K-12 education system throughout Canada. The plan addresses six goals: administration, spirituality, curriculum and instruction,...

  • Adventist Resource
    Serving and Leading in Schools - A Discussion of Leadership Models and How Australian School Communities Can Benefit Kindergarten-Grade 8
    "History portrays leaders as people of great power, charisma and prestige. Winston Churchill or George Washington could easily exemplify these types of traits. Servants, on the other hand, are portrayed as obsequious, obedient and lacking in...

  • Adventist Resource
    South American Division - Growth Times Five Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article from the 1995 General Conference issue of JAE is a report from the South American Division. Included is the story, Conversion of a Non-Adventist Teacher in Brazil. This story tells of a Christian teacher, hired at an Adventist school during severe...

  • Adventist Resource
    South Pacific Division: Change and Consolidation Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article from the 1995 General Conference issue of JAE is a report from the South Pacific Division that shares how this education department has grown from a highly centralized program to a resource-based division office.

  • Adventist Resource
    Southern Africa Union: Growth and Consolidation Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article from the 1995 General Conference issue of JAE is a report from the Southern Africa Union Conference territory. In addition to educational statistics, an article about the South African government donating a school to the Adventist church because...

  • Adventist Resource
    Southern Asia Division: Upgrading, Growth, and Development Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The Southern Asia Division education department's report on Adventist education ministry in India, 1990-1995, as published in the 1995 General Conference special edition of the Journal of Education.

  • Adventist Resource
    Strategic Planning - The Basic Steps Kindergarten-Lifelong New!!
    "Strategic planning is an effective management tool that enables an organization to match its abilities with environmental opportunities at a point of optimal equilibrium. The analytic approach to planning must blend with the synthetic task of management....

  • Adventist Resource
    Supervision for Empowerment Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Adventist elementary teachers are evaluated not only by their principals, but also by just about anyone with a vested interest in Adventist education. A result is that performance is substituted for meaningful achievement. The objectives of the supervisor,...

  • Adventist Resource
    Surviving and Succeeding Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 2000-2005 Education Report from the Inter-American Division (IAD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. The report discusses the status of graduate, undergraduate, secondary, and elementary education. From the JAE Adventist Education Worldwide...

  • Adventist Resource
    Taking a Systems Approach to Adventist Education Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 1995-2000 Education Report from the North American Division (NAD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. The report discusses the advancements and progress made in the following areas: Enrollment Trends; Systems Thinking; Spiritual Master...

  • Adventist Resource
    Teacher Education and Schools: A Symbiotic Partnership Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A partnership between teacher education programs and elementary and secondary schools improves the teaching environment for teachers and administrators in both the private and public sector. Collaborating with teacher education programs provides an opportunity...

  • Adventist Resource
    The Coming Crisis in Teaching Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article addresses the teacher shortage crisis facing American schools in all academic areas, not only math and science. Also addressed is the diminishing pool of prospective teachers and the issue of low salaries, as compared with professions that require...

  • Adventist Resource
    The Future of Adventist Higher Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article explores the challenges facing Adventist education in the US and offers three conditions that are required: it must be authentically Adventist, of high quality, and adequately supported. It then explores seven options: liquidation, consolidation,...

  • Adventist Resource
    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...

  • Adventist Resource
    The Impact of Epistemology on Approaches to the Study of Organizational Culture - Some Examples from Information Systems Lifelong New!!
    "Organizational culture has been increasingly studied as a tool for management and business. Because of its complexity, however, results have not been easily quantified or compared. This paper suggests that the design of the research may very much affect the result of the study, and that different designs may be more appropriate for specific situations, based on the research question under study.

  • Adventist Resource
    The Library: A Window of Opportunity Kindergarten-Lifelong
    How does the school library contribute to the mission of the school and open windows to a world of ideas, culture, dreams, and faith? Annette Melgosa shows how the library supports the philosophy of Adventist education.

  • Adventist Resource
    The management performance of Adventist International Institute of Advanced Studies (AIIAS) as perceived by AIIAS students Tertiary
    This study identifies the perceptions of students at the Adventist International Institute of Advanced Studies (AIIAS) on the institution’s management performance. The concepts and principles of the Philippine Accrediting Association for Schools, Colleges...

  • The One Minute Manager Meets the Monkey Tertiary-Lifelong
    Based on seminars conducted by the late Oncken, the book explains in simple-minded if abstract terms how to achieve a balance between supervision and delegation for reduced tension and improved productivity. With humor and logic they describe the delicate...

  • Adventist Resource
    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...

  • Adventist Resource
    The Renaissance Network Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation discusses an initiative of the Alumni Awards Foundation, a nonprofit organization working to improve Adventist K-12 education in North America. The Renaissance Network is an initiative that improves the level of excellence in schools by providing leadership, resources and training.

  • Adventist Resource
    The Scholar and the Administrator - Twin Pillars of Truth Tertiary-Lifelong
    Reported differences between Adventist church leadership and scholars can be distorted, exaggerated, confusing, and unnecessarily divisive.

  • Adventist Resource
    The Unprincipaled Teacher - Being Your Own Administrator Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This article suggests some strategies for improving the administrative skills of those who must teach and act as principal at the same time. The Small School Survival Guide, published by the North American Division, offers suggestions about fulfilling...

  • Adventist Resource
    Thinking Success Kindergarten-Grade 12
    School administrators with high expectations, positive self-concepts, and specific goals, will greatly improve any school program. Most individuals live up to the expectations others hold for them. School administrators can influence student achievement without...

  • Adventist Resource
    Tips for School Administrators Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Looking to add "sparkle" to your school operation as you seek excellence? These 30+ resources share a core value: "We owe it to all our students to strive to implement programs that are exceptional, not merely adequate."

  • Adventist Resource
    Toward the University of the Redeemed Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 2000-2005 Education Report from the Northern Asia-Pacific Division (NSD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. The report discusses Hiroshima Saniku Gakuin, Adventist secondary school in Japan; funds for the first Adventist kindergarten...

  • Adventist Resource
    Trans-European Division - Energy, Vision, and a Sense of Mission Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article from the 1995 General Conference issue of JAE is a report from the Trans-European Division.

  • Adventist Resource
    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...

  • Adventist Resource
    Vision and Mission Statement in Christian Higher Educational Management in Eastern Africa Tertiary-Lifelong New!!
    Literature reveals that although the terms vision, mission and mission statement are understood in a variety of ways, the various concepts of these terms are becoming more commonly used in educational management. A qualitative study of 12 recently established,...

  • WAD: Top Ten Commandments of Good Organization Kindergarten-Lifelong
    A checklist to prompt better organizational skills. The ten commandments of good organization, is compiled by the American Management Association.

  • Adventist Resource
    What, Precisely, is Corporate Strategy? Grade 1-Tertiary New!!
    "Individuals can hold quite different opinions on the best way to go forward, on the best way to increase the effectiveness of their organizations. Their opinions are likely to be embedded in a rich social context, shaped in part by their education, personality,...

  • Adventist Resource
    Where Have All the Flowers Gone? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Roger Couty comments on the results of Project Affirmation, a study sponsored by the NAD that outlined twelve realities facing Adventist educational system. Couty notes that in order for the results to be complete, significant element needed to be considered:...

  • Adventist Resource
    Why Parents Are so Bossy - School as a Service Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This TEACH Journal article "looks at the nature of schools from a services marketing perspective and uses this perspective to understand what happens in schools."

  • Adventist Resource
    Witnessing, Training Workers, and Offering Quality Instruction Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 1995-2000 education report from the Euro Asia Division (ESD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. The ESD Division includes the regions of Moldova, Georgia, Ukraine, Kyrghistan, Abkozia, Moscow, and Ryazan. The report discusses the advancements...

  • Adventist Resource
    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.