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  • Adventist Resource
    Adventist Book Center - ABC Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "AdventistBookCenter.com is the online store for a world-wide network of Christian bookstores called Adventist Book Centers, or ABCs. The site is owned jointly by two Seventh-day Adventist publishers, Pacific Press and Review and Herald Publishing."

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    Pacific Union Conference Education Department Preschool-Lifelong
    The Pacific Union Conference Office of Education (NAD) provides an online statement of vision and purpose, as well as a variety of educational resources.

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    A study of select decisions that fostered the growth and development of Solusi University in Zimbabwe Tertiary
    Problem: Decision making is a practical day-to-day phenomenon. It manifests itself in various ways, such as choosing what to do or not to do, in evaluating and fulfilling what is now and what is expected. Decision making is a cycle covering the time...

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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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    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.

  • 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 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 exploration of the interest in and challenges of fostering undergraduate leadership-development at Andrews University Tertiary
    Problem: Among the wide spectrum of definitions regarding the meaning of leadership there are also themes regarding a critical need for leadership-development, and the belief that leadership can be learned and should be available to all. Therefore,...

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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 Educational Research Index 29 Tertiary-Lifelong
    A report of formal research conducted by students in the School of Education at Andrews University. Some studies may be of importance or interest to teachers, therefore they are made available through the School of Education. This edition of the index references...

  • 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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    AU Leadership and Educational Administration Tertiary-Lifelong
    The Andrews University Educational Administration Department offers an innovative and creative way to meet your certification requirements online. Courses include: Principles of Educational Supervision, Human Resources Administration, Technology for Leaders,...

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    AU Leadership Homepage Tertiary-Lifelong
    The Andrews University's Leadership Program homepage provides information about the program, application process, curriculum and research information, and links to on-line libraries.

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    Bible Life Series 3: Accepting His Plan Teacher Resource Grade 1-Grade 4
    Previously the third textbook in the NAD Grade 1-4 cycle, Accepting His Plan is a study of God's plan to redeem this world. It begins with the problem that Lucifer created in heaven when he became jealous of God. This jealousy leads to a rebellion in...

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    Board Members' Guidebook East-Central Africa Division 2008 Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This East-Central Africa Division handbook contains excerpts of presentations made during the Board members' seminar organized and conducted by the ECD Leadership and Education Department. This guide was compiled to assist in fostering an understanding of...

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    Boardsmanship 101 Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A comprehensive discussion on the role of a board member and trustee in the successful governance and operation of educational Seventh-day Adventist institutions. Some topics include: Why is Boardsmanship Important?; Roles and Responsibilities; Board Members...

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    Building Professional Staff Through Coaching Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Coaching is one way universities and colleges can invest in their teaching and administrative professionals. Through this method, employees gain skills, abilities, and knowledge to develop professionally and become more effective in their jobs. Topics include:...

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    Christian Leadership Center Tertiary-Lifelong
    The Christian Leadership Center (CLC) is an interdisciplinary organization of Andrews University providing inspiration, on-going leadership development, coaching, consultation, and research for a network of church and community leadership throughout the world....

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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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    Coaching Teachers to Excellence Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2006 NAD Teachers Convention presentation includes handouts to facilitate an understanding of the balanced literacy approach, building professional learning communities, and developing coaching and mentoring skills.

  • Coaching That Counts Tertiary-Lifelong
    The authors have written a practical, readable guide for developing, delivering and measuring high value business coaching. The book combines insights and practical experience about how to achieve transformational change through the strategic application 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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    Coping With Criticism Constructively Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Dealing with criticism is difficult, especially when expectations are high and resources are limited. This article explores ways of dealing with criticism by identifying three categories of critics, giving suggestions of how to respond to the critics, and...

  • Council for American Private Education - Facts and Studies Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The report on student academic outcomes, school climate, and staff perceptions of private schools in the United States. Other links include: Private School FAQs; Academic Performance; NAEP Results; Public Likes Private Schools; School Safety and Security;...

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    Courageous Leadership - Field-Tested Strategy for the 360° Leader Grade 9-Lifelong
    When the spiritual gift of leadership comes alive in churches everywhere, the church will become the hope of the world and a most influential force for good. This is far more than another book on leadership strategies and techniques.

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    Covenant Leadership - A Biblical Model for Marketing without Marketing Kindergarten-Grade 12
    McKenzie presents a Biblical model for marketing without marketing. This presentation was part of the 2005 Marketing Our Mission Summit.

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    Covenant Leadership - A Service Strategy for Marketing Without Marketing Kindergarten-Grade 12
    McKenzie suggests that a educational leadership is ready for a paradigm shift. He explores the nature of covenant leadership and the levels of service. This presentation was part of the 2005 NAD Marketing Our Mission Summit.

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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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    Cultural Characteristics of Western Educational Structures and Their Effects on Local Ways of Knowing Lifelong
    This critical ethnography is a study of how the interfaces between Western educational structures and Native cultural structures function in the daily operations of a privately owned school in a Native community, how these functions have evolved, drawbacks...

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    Customer Service Kindergarten-Grade 12
    McKenzie shares that effective customer service is not accidental, but intentional. He provides examples from several companies and offers suggestions for Adventist education.

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    Descending into Greatness Grade 9-Lifelong
    In a society where "upward mobility" is the highest goal, Bill Hybels asks a tough question: Do Christians place God's desires first-or their own? In Descending into Greatness, Hybels and writer Rob Wilkins take the example of Christ's downward journey...

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    Developing the Leader Within You Tertiary-Lifelong
    John Maxwell examines the differences between leadership styles, outlines principles for inspiring, motivating, and influencing others. These principles can be used in any organization to foster integrity and self-discipline and bring a positive change. The...

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    Development, teaching and evaluation of a course in church leadership and administration for the Theological Seminary, Marienhoehe, Germany Tertiary
    One of the most important concerns of the clergy and the laymen of the Seventh-day Adventist church in Germany is the future of the local congregations. There may be many reasons for the dwindling of a church’s attractiveness and relevance in a given...

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    Does Adventist Education Still Have a Niche? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    McKenzie discusses the Nude, Nudge, and Niche Factors in marketing Adventist education. He encourages administrators to face the bare facts, find solutions, and focus on the unique mission of Adventist education. This presentation was part of the 2005 NAD...

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    Education Code for Atlantic Union Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This education code outlines the philosophy, goals, policies, and procedures governing the operation of elementary and secondary schools within the Atlantic Union Conference of the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists.

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    Education Code for North Pacific Union Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The North Pacific Union Education Code is a compilation of policies relating to the establishment, maintenance, administration, and operation of the North Pacific Union Conference K-12 school system.

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    Education Code for Pacific Union Conference Schools Preschool-Tertiary
    The PUC education code outlines the philosophy, goals, policies, and procedures governing the operation of schools, colleges and offices of education within the Pacific Union of the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists.

  • Education Week Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Education Week is a resource on K-12 education which has been rebuilt to make it easier to tap into the wide range of resources, from the latest news to an extensive database of state indicators to the top jobs for educators.

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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 Leadership in the 21st Century: Challenges and Expectations Kindergarten-Lifelong
    A summary of major issues facing school leadership in the 21st century, this article posits that a clear understanding of the issues will enable Adventist educational administrators and teachers to prepare for the future. Topics include: Modeling Leadership;...

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    Effective School Boards PowerPoint - Columbia Union Preschool-Grade 12
    This PowerPoint complements the Columbia Union Conference School Board Manual.

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    GC Adventurers Preschool-Grade 5
    The General Conference Adventurer ministry webpage contains Adventurer awards; the Adventurer song words, music, and audio in various languages; leadership tools (Adventurer Administrative Manual and Teacher's Resource Manual); and a link to AY Outfitters.

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    GC Pathfinders Grade 5-Grade 12
    The GC Pathfinder ministry website includes all honor requirements; the Pathfinder song, words, music, and audio, in various languages; leadership tools; manuals for class work; camporee information; and access to the AY Outfitters store.

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    Gospel vs Gossip Grade 5-Grade 12
    Both gospel and gossip come from the same root word -- "to spread." When we talk about the personal needs of other people, it can either glorify God or glorify self (which is motivated by Satan). In this devotional find out the differences between...

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    Great Leaders and Leadership Principles Thematic Unit Grade 3-Grade 8
    "The world around us today has been shaped by the presence of the great leaders in history who have demonstrated leadership principles by inspiring and motivating people to follow them. Leaders such as Jesus, Moses, Martin Luther King, Jr., Clara Barton...

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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...

  • Growing Leaders Grade 7-Lifelong
    "Growing Leaders is a non-profit organization which serves public schools, state universities, and civic organizations, as well as faith-based organizations and churches. Our mission is to develop young leaders who will transform society." Check...

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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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    Hamlet to Hamlet - Integrated Unit Grade 5-Grade 8
    "Hamlet is arguably William Shakespeare's greatest tragedy, offering teachers the opportunity to teach lessons on relationships, leadership, and respect - among any number of others. The material in this unit, if used in its entirety, could take as long...

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    How Educational Leaders Can Use Counseling Principles and Skills Grade 9-Lifelong
    What counseling skills would help administrators and leaders better address the needs of those they serve?

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    How to Deal With Difficult People Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Janet Mallery shares principles for managing conflict with difficult parents, colleagues, principals, school staff, students, and others. Principles discussed in this article include: confine the conflict, know how many people are involved, be suspicious of...

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    Indicators of Effective Leadership Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A list of indicators of an effective leader as described by surveyed educators.

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    Institution Building and Theological Education: Nontraditional Seminary in Africa Tertiary-Lifelong
    This study seeks to understand how a nontraditional theological Seminary operating in Kitale, Kenya can measure its worth and success in relationship to the students it seeks to educate. Approaching the study from the perspective that an institutions value...

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    Integrating Employability Skills in the Business Curriculum - A Biblical Rationale Tertiary
    This article presents strategies for the development of a biblical rationale for the integration of employability skills in the business curriculum.

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    Is My School Board Effective? Grade 1-Grade 12
    This 2006 NAD Teachers Convention presentation will make you aware of a governance model for running a school board. It shows the proper relationship between the faculty, staff and the board.

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    JAE Dean's Column: The Task Force Deaning Program Grade 9-Tertiary
    Dean Murray provides guidelines to consider in hiring a task force worker as an academy residence hall dean.

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    JAE Editorial: Professional Trustees Must Demonstrate Leadership Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Guest editor Ed Boyatt previews articles, listed below, in the third issue on Boardmanship for K-12 and college/university board members or trustees. Articles in this issue include: ...

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    JAE Editorial: An Ethic for Teachers Kindergarten-Lifelong
    John M. Fowler discusses servanthood as the foundational principle in a Christian educational ethic. Using the shepherd/sheep metaphor, he suggests that a teacher or administrator desiring to be a successful shepherd of his or her students or organization,...

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    JAE Editorial: Choosing to Stand Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Dulan prompts readers to consider the impact of not speaking up on committees or boards. When members of committees and boards choose not to share their own ideas or rightly speak out regarding the perspectives of those they represent, their participation...

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    JAE Editorial: In Focus Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In the light of disorientation or the condition being experienced by both Adventist and Christian denominations, leadership seems paralyzed to act decisively. Based on the Bible and the principles of Ellen G. White, the Journal of Adventist Education continues...

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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: Service Learning Makes a Difference Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Reaching the goal of service-oriented schools will require changes in our schools. These changes include a model which is Christ-centered rather than liberal-arts based, administrators involved in more than plant and personnel management, teachers who are...

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    JAE Editorial: Strength Through Unity Tertiary-Lifelong
    Trust and unity within each and among institutions, a shared task based on respect for each other and Christ reflected in the lives of each teacher and administrator should inspire students to enter the field of education. Articles in this issue include:

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    Lead Management vs. Boss Management - Quality or Coercion? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Boss, lead and laissez-faire management styles are compared in the context of educational leadership. Six leadership characteristics are discussed: loving, listening, leveling, learning, leading, and limiting. Research and experience on management is shared,...

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    Leadership - Acting Responsibly and Ethically - Lessons from the Life of Saul Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "The life of Saul is preserved in Scripture, not for us to decide his eternal destiny but for us to learn how to face life’s challenges. Saul’s life as a leader illustrates some of the most common ethical mistakes of leadership."

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    Leadership - The Key Dimension in Adventist Tertiary Educational Administration Tertiary-Lifelong
    Birkenstock discusses Christian leadership, it's context in educational administration, different leadership concepts and definitions, and it's chief elements. He also points out aspects of Christian leadership that should be considered in developing educational...

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    Leadership and religiosity - A study of Seventh-day Adventist K-12 school leaders Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Procedure: This study investigated (a) the primary leadership orientations of school leaders in relation to Bolman and Deal's (1997) four-part framework of leadership, (b) the relationships between leadership and religiosity (Batson, et al, 1993), and...

  • Leadership in Mentoring: Multiple Mentoring Tertiary-Lifelong
    Discover alternatives to a one-on-one learning relationship. One-on-one mentoring is the most common form of mentoring, but it is not always possible in every organization. There are, however, alternative mentoring models to consider with their own unique...

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    Love, Affection, and $1.60 a Month: Early Attempts to Finance Seventh-day Adventist Church Schools Kindergarten-Lifelong
    How did the early pioneers establish elementary schools? Bert Haloviak describes strategies used by the early Adventist church leaders to establish schools wherever there were children to be educated. Sub-headings include: Ellen White and the Church School...

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    Managing Change - Concepts and Approaches Tertiary
    "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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    Means and ends of the Andrews University leadership program - A study of its critical components and outcomes as they relate to the mission statement Tertiary-Lifelong
    Problem: The history of education shows tensions between its means and ends. Tensions became more apparent in contemporary Christian educational institutions. The Leadership Program (LP) of Andrews University was developed as an alternative and innovative...

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    Meeting the Needs of the Gifted and Talented Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The gifted and talented student in a regular classroom is usually put in a position of being bored with work that is less than challenging. Rather than just giving them more work to do, they need an accelerated curriculum, an enriched curriculum, and an individualized...

  • Mentoring for Change Tertiary-Lifelong
    Mentoring for Change was established by Dr Mike Munro Turner to provide mentoring and coaching services to executives and leaders. This website has different resources, including: 16 different coaching models; 40 processes, ideas and frameworks; newsletter;...

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    Mentoring the Beginning Teacher Kindergarten
    This article outlines why mentoring beginning teachers is worth prioritizing, mentor's responsibilities, how to build effective mentor-mentee relationships, how to select and prepare the mentor teacher, and the role conference office of education administrators...

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    Mission Environment: Using the World As A Lesson Book Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Direct experience equals authentic learning when teachers risk taking learning activities beyond the classroom walls. In support of outdoor education, Jean Lomino presents personal experiences with project based learning and outdoor education and shows how...

  • Motivating and Inspiring Teachers Tertiary-Lifelong
    For principals, teachers, team leaders, and all other educators, this book is filled with strategies to motivate and stimulate all those involved in education. Included in this book are simple suggestions which you can integrate into your current daily routines....

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    NAD Adventurer-Club.org Preschool-Grade 5
    The official website for Adventurer club ministry in the North American Division (NAD) includes resources and spiritual refreshment tools for leaders and parents. It links to resources - clubs, conferences, family resources, and leadership; Adventurer products...

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    NAD Physical Education Curriculum Guide K-12 Grade 1-Grade 8
    The Physical Education Curriculum Guide for NAD Adventist schools grades K-12 outlines the standards/goals, learning objectives, essential performance benchmarks, assessment examples and criteria, and resource references for physical education. This document...

  • 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...

  • National School Boards Association - NSBA Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This website includes articles from NSBA's publication, School Board News, links to resources on school board related issues, and organization links. The NSBA's purpose is excellence and equity in public education through school board leadership.

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    Not So with You! A Biblical Paradigm for Leadership Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "The notion of a close link between leadership and influence is very important in the Bible. This article examines a passage from Deuteronomy, which is often referred to as the 'Law of the King' (Deuteronomy 17:14-20), and deduces some basic points related...

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    OPS Leadership Program Manuals Grade 7-Grade 12
    Oakview Preparatory School's Leadership Program (LP) is a year-long guided independent study course offered to eighth grade students. Both the administration and student manuals are included.

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    Organizational commitment and teaching performance of SDA elementary school teachers in South-Central Luzon Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This study investigated potential relationships between the organizational commitment and teaching performance of Seventh-day Adventist elementary school teachers in South-Central Luzon. This involved 123 teachers from 30 elementary schools under the administrative...

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    Organizational Leadership : A Study of the Perceptions of Servant Leadership Practices and Beliefs and its Implications for a Private Christian Institution of Higher Education in Brazil Tertiary
    Purpose: This study verified the perceptions of the workers of Brazil Adventist University, (UNASP) regarding the beliefs and practices of servant leadership by using data collected online through the instrument called the Organizational Leadership...

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    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,...

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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 Evidence of a Servant Leadership Culture Among Educators in the P-12 School System in the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Problem statement: The Seventh-day Adventist church has consistently advocated that adherents to this religion should be Christ-like in every aspect of their lives. They should be of service to others as they create a community of believers who are...

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    Perceptions pertaining to actual and prepared participation of teachers in decision making in North Philippine Academies - a comparative study Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Shared decision making, focusing on faculty involvement and participation in decision making at the local school level, has been identified as an essential element in successful educational reform. The purpose guiding this study was to examine and compare...

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    Political Systems: How They Affect Adventist Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Gene Hsu explores the possibility of establishing a correlation between the work of Adventist education and the political systems in which Adventist schools function. The term political systems is defined, along with discussion of various political...

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    Predictors of organizational commitment for faculty and administrators of a private Christian university Tertiary
    Faculty and administrators of a private Christian university responded to measures of overall, intrinsic, and extrinsic job satisfaction as well as organizational and religious commitment. The survey measured responses on a five-point Likert-type scale. Data...

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    Principals leadership styles and teacher empowerment as perceived by teachers in Seventh-day Adventist High Schools in South India Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The major purpose guiding this study was to provide insights to educational leaders regarding the relationships between leadership styles and teacher empowerment. Linked to this purpose were certain corollary intents: to determine the extent to which the teachers...

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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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    Prison Ministries: Setting Captives Free Tertiary-Lifelong
    The goal of Pacific Union College's Prison Ministries Program is to share the love of God and to bring prisoners into a closer walk with Jesus. This articles shares the students' enthusiasm in planning weekly visits and preparing bilingual chapel services...

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    Qualities of a Great School Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Qualities of a great school are: principal leadership, teacher quality, extracurricular activities, parent involvement, and safety and discipline.

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    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...

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    Rekindling Commitment and Loyalty Within Adventist Higher Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article calls for a renewed vision for Adventist higher education and presents reasons to be optimistic in light of the growing debate about its commitment and loyalty to the church. It also calls for a renewal within Adventist academe.

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    Relationship Between Leadership Practices of Seventh-day Adventist Administrators and Teacher Job Satisfaction of Seventh-day Adventist Teachers in India Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Purpose: This study investigated the relationship between the leadership practices of Seventh-day Adventist administrators and teacher job satisfaction as experienced and reported by teachers in Seventh-day Adventist schools of the Central India Union...

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    Religiosity in Christian educational leadership Tertiary-Lifelong
    This study investigated the primary leadership orientations of Christian school leaders and their association with religiosity. To this end, this study adopted two lines of thought and research: the religiosity theory proposed by Batson, Schoenrade, and Ventist...

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    Religiosity in Christian Educational Leadership Tertiary-Lifelong
    This study investigated the primary leadership orientations of Christian school leaders and their association with religiosity. To this end, this study adopted two lines of thought and research: the religiosity theory proposed by Batson, Schoenrade, and Ventist...

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    Servant Leadership -- A New Paradigm for Successful Administration Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article provides a definition, characteristics and implications of servant leadership. It also shows that this type of leadership is found in both the Old and New Testaments, and exemplified in the life of Christ.

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    Sharing a Common Faith - A Global Study of God-Centered Teaching in Adventist High Schools Grade 9-Grade 12
    Results from a survey of nearly 750 Adventist secondary teachers in 50 countries regarding their understanding of 'faith' and its significance to their teaching subject areas such as math, science, history, language, and Bible. The questionnaire, offered in...

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    Sir Patrick L. Allen - Dialogue with the Governor General of Jamaica Grade 10-Lifelong
    Learn about Patrick Allen, appointed governor general of Jamaica in 2009, and his journey as an Adventist leader.

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    Siriporn Tantipoonwinai - Dialogue with an Adventist educational leader in Thailand. Grade 11-Lifelong
    "Dr. Siriporn (or Dr. Tan, as she is known by her friends outside Thailand) is not a tall person. But that has not prevented her from reaching high into circles of influence and leadership in ways that are rarely heard of for an Adventist in a non-Christian...

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    Spiritual Leadership - Moving People to God's Agenda Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Spiritual Leadership will equip those called to leadership positions with the tools to move God's people on to His agenda. The authors teach on approaching leadership from a biblical perspective.

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    Spirituality and Leadership - Lessons from Acts Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "When spirituality characterizes leadership, the church and its institutions as a whole shall turn to its main function: proclamation, evangelism, mission, nurture, healing, awaiting."

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    Streamlining the Adventist School Board Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article explores one school's attempt to cure board dysfunction through an ongoing experiment in restructuring its board. The background of the experiment, advantages of small group governance, maintaining representation while vesting power in a small...

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    Student Governance - Purpose and Practice Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article explores historical and Adventist views on student governance on college campuses. The advantages and disadvantages of student governance are discussed, along with Ellen White's comments on cooperation in the classroom and giving true choices...

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    Success stories: The development of a theory to explain the qualities found in Adventist schools that show consistent enrollment increases Kindergarten-Grade 12
    What are the qualities found in select Adventist schools that show consistent enrollment increases over the last five years? The telling of their success stories gives clues to how others might reverse the enrollment trend in Adventist Education which has...

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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 With Words - Speeches by Gordon Bietz Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Download the manuscripts of memorable sermons and speeches given by Gordon Bietz, president of Southern Adventist University.

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    Technology in Education: The Administrator's Role Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Technology in education must be a planned endeavor, not an afterthought. Administrators must consider budgeting, teacher preparation, school mission and goals, teaching and learning methodologies, and parental involvement when determining the technology needs...

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    Teens Tank Up with Spiritual Fuel Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This TEACH journal article reports on Australian young people leading out in spiritual programs.

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    Testimonies to Ministers and Gospel Workers Tertiary-Lifelong
    Ellen White's messages to church leaders following the historic 1888 Minneapolis General Conference session. These powerful messages call for regeneration and reformation. Search the complete published writings of Ellen G. White here.

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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...

  • The Art and Practice of Leadership Coaching -3-Lifelong
    Leadership coaching has become vitally important to today's most successful businesses. The Art and Practice of Leadership Coaching is a landmark resource that presents a variety of perspectives and best practices from today's top executive coaches....

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    The Case Against Committees Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "Why not form a committee?" is often the clarion cry of many a school or operating board. According to Furst, "Committees can slow progress, strangle innovation, promote mediocrity and discourage initiative." His article addresses the effectiveness...

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    The Challenge to Lead Kindergarten-Lifelong
    When boards govern, are they leading or managing? This article addresses the concern that many Adventist K-21 school boards over-manage and under-lead, by exploring key distinctions between leading and managing. Both skills are essential to perform four roles:...

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    The Challenging World of a Board Chair Kindergarten-Lifelong
    An experienced school board chair shares thoughts on what to expect from board chairs in this challenging time for Adventist education. Five diverse groups that continuously interact are named. Seven suggestions on how board chairs can function most effectively...

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    The Children's Ministries Coordinator Preschool-Grade 6
    A step-by-step guidebook for children's leaders in organizing and running efficient Children’s Ministries programs in the local church. Developed by the General Conference Department of Children's Ministries, it offers dozens of ideas for organizing...

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    The Christ-Centered, Character-Driven School Kindergarten-Grade 12
    By default, much of the responsibility for teaching values, morals, and ethics has been passed on to schools. Schools, therefore, must become more intentional in teaching and nurturing moral development. This article addresses how schools, along with home...

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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,...

  • The Learning Leader Tertiary-Lifelong
    Is your school leading, learning, lucky, or losing? Acclaimed author and consultant Douglas Reeves helps you answer that question and discover the leadership actions that will lead your organization to higher student achievement. Drawing from research studies...

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    The Philosophy and Practice of Christian Service Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article provides reasons for including service-learning in the curriculum and shows how it can help Adventist schools achieve a balanced curriculum that combines theory and practice. It also notes that the true teacher in a Christian school will not be...

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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 Relationship of Leadership Characteristics of Academic Deans in Seventh-day Adventist Colleges and Universities to Their Performance Levels as Perceived by Educational Administrators and Faculties Tertiary
    Problem: The research literature in educational administration describes few studies directed toward identifying the relationship of specific characteristics of administrators to their performance levels. Yet such research would be useful in providing...

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    The relationship of organizational health, physical and psychological morbidity of educators in selected secondary schools Grade 9-Grade 12
    This study examined the relationship of organizational health to the physical and psychological morbidity of administrators and teachers in selected Seventh-day Adventist secondary schools in the North Philippine Union Mission. The participants in this study...

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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, status and qualifications of the chief advancement officer in selected institutions of higher education Tertiary
    Purpose: The purpose of this study was to gather data concerning the role status and qualifications of chief advancement officers serving in American private colleges and universities. Specifically, this study collected information relating to personal...

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    The Same Gift: And...to Some Pastors and Teachers Kindergarten-Lifelong
    For decades the Adventist church has struggled with questions about the relationship between the teaching ministry and pastoral ministry. Though wages have not always reflected it, a historical and Biblical analysis shows that the two ministries can't be separated....

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    The Top Ten Mistakes Leaders Make Tertiary-Lifelong
    In a light, readable style, Dr. Hans Finzel reveals the 10 most common leadership mistakes. Using case studies, pertinent biblical principles and a collection of leadership lore, he offers an invaluable tool for anyone in a supervisory or leadership role.

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    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...

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    Tips - Good Teaching - The Top Ten Requirements Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This article originally appeared in The Teaching Professor. It discusses ten requirements for good teaching. Passion, substance, listening, questioning, style, humor, caring, nurturing, and mentoring are some of the requirements.

  • Urban Legend Combat Kit Kindergarten-Lifelong
    A free online collection of canned responses to help you combat Internet myths and urban legends. When someone sends you an urban legend, just cut and paste the appropriate response from the list below.

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    Values and Leadership Characteristics of Seventh-day Adventist Academy Teachers in Michigan Grade 9-Grade 12
    Problem: Two important aspects in the life and work of teachers are their values and leadership styles. The values they hold affect the influence they exert and the knowledge they impart, and the leadership styles they practice determine in part their...

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    Vision and Mission Statement in Christian Higher Educational Management in Eastern Africa Tertiary-Lifelong
    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,...

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    What is a Competent School Board Member? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Lloyd Robinson shares that when school boards are comprised of the right type of board members, the right things happen, and vice versa. It has been said that "the right time to fire a person is when you don't hire him." The same is true of board...

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    Who is My Neighbor? How to Teach Caring to Academy Students Grade 9-Grade 12
    article describes the Student Esteem Program (StEP) that consists of peer counseling, peer tutoring, peer mediation, and student support groups. At each level, the students receive ongoing training to be group leaders.

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    Working Smarter, Not Harder - Administrative Leadership Styles in Adventist Colleges Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article shares the results of research conducted at the 1995 General Conference session in Utrecht, Holland, gathered from Adventist college and university presidents throughout the world field and provides a challenge to administrative excellence in...

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    Worship Leadership and Preaching for Adventist Medical Students Tertiary-Lifelong
    This Ministry Focus Paper develops a class for teaching worship theology, practice, and leadership, and preaching theology and practice, to Adventist medical students at Loma Linda University (LLU). LLU is a Seventh-day Adventist health sciences university...

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    Would You Like to Lead? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Isaac Zayachkowski shares thoughts on what makes a good leader. He suggests that effective leaders have certain characteristics that enable them to succeed in their chosen careers or professions.