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

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    A Board’s Duty of Care in Financial Oversight - How to Avoid the Question “Where Was the Board?” Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "Being a member of an institution’s board, whether for-profit or not-for-profit, carries significant responsibilities, including three important fiduciary duties: the duty of care; the duty of loyalty; and the duty of obedience."

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    A Christmas Bargain? 0-2 years-Lifelong
    Tips on how to stay financially responsible during the holiday season.

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

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    A Study of the Attitudes of Seventh-day Adventist Parents Toward the Support of Seventh-day Adventist Church Schools in British Columbia Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Problem: Despite the numerical growth of Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) membership and the number of private and parochial schools, there has not been a corresponding increase in student enrollment in Adventist church schools in British Columbia, Canada....

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    Adventist Business Curricula - Taking Mission to Market Tertiary-Lifelong
    How can Adventist colleges and universities revise their business curricula in the New Millennium? Adventist business programs should identify core values, enrich the curriculum, and meet market needs.

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    Adventist Education Research Topics Tertiary-Lifelong
    Looking for a research topic on Adventist Education? Examine this list compiled by Dr H. Rasi in 1995, from suggestions by Adventist world education leaders. Know of research on one of these topics? SUBMIT research report information through CIRCLE.

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    Adventist Pastors Personal Financial Survey Tertiary
    This presentation lays out Adventist pastors’ financial survey conducted by the Pacific Union Conference Stewardship Ministries in 1998.

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    Adventist Stewardship Resources Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Find ideas for teaching Christian stewardship to children and youth, as well as training seminars for lay members and stewardship leaders. Learn about the biblical principles for giving tithes and offerings, and how to manage personal resources as good stewards...

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    Answers for Me - Free Support for Life's Questions and Issues! Grade 9-Lifelong
    Read nuggets of practical common sense tips for holistic Christian living, organized by topic: family life, healthy living, spiritual growth, life notes, spirit renew, Bible bay, and story harvest, or search for more.

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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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    Bible Universe Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The ultimate Bible website! Features include Bible studies in different languages, Bible prophecy, Bible topics, study archives, hymns, a daily devotion, messages for our time, Bible search, an online store, and Bible links.

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    Biblical Research Institute Grade 9-Lifelong
    The Biblical Research Institute promotes the study and practice of Adventist theology and lifestyle as understood by the Seventh-day Adventist world church. The different functions of the Biblical Research Institute can be grouped under three main headings:...

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    Boardmanship 101 Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Is your school under managed and over led? In this 2018 NAD convention presentation, "discover the difference between managing and leading. What is the board's role in school improvement? Learn an alternative manner in presenting the fiscal health 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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    Budgets and Boards Kindergarten-Lifelong
    A schools budget plan reflects is commitment to education in monetary terms. The combined efforts of staff, school organizations, constituency members, and the board, in preparing the budget, will help schools become more accountable to those they serve. Topics...

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    Commitment to Your Kids 0-2 years-Lifelong
    This article looks at the cost of child care and the responsibility to provide what is best for you child.

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    Don't Worry About Money! Tertiary-Lifelong
    Experiencing financial issues? Reid lists three reasons people get into financial difficulties, seven biblical principles for money management, and seven steps to success. Also included is a simple guideline budget.

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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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    ECD Self-Study Instrument for Secondary Schools Grade 9-Grade 12
    This ECD Self-Study Instrument guides the board and school personnel through a program leading to Total Quality Improvement (TQI). It focuses on 10 performance areas: general information, mission, philosophy, and objectives; spiritual emphasis; leadership...

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

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    Education Code for Southwestern Union Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The Southwestern Union Education Code outlines the philosophy, goals, policies, and procedures governing the operation of schools, colleges and offices of education within the Southwestern Union of the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists.

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    Eight Pet Peeves of Adventist College and University Board Members Tertiary-Lifelong
    Richard Osborn addresses the challenges of serving on college and university boards by identifying 8 complaints/concerns board members often share. He offers solutions for each one, and suggests that implementing the solutions will enable boards, collectively...

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    Ethical Issues for College / University Boards of Trustees Tertiary-Lifelong
    The authors of this article conducted in-depth interviews with eight board chairpersons or secretaries of Adventist colleges and universities in the North American and Southern Asia-Pacific divisions in order to identify issues relating to ethics at the board...

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    Finances - a Family Affair Grade 12-Lifelong
    This article shares ways to teach about finances to your kids.

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    Finances - Adventist Book Center Grade 1-Lifelong
    The Adventist Book Center offers a variety of books on the topic of personal finance.

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    Financial Policy Compliance and Internal Control among Adventist Schools in Thailand - Issues and Reasons Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "This descriptive qualitative study examined policy compliance deficiencies and internal control weaknesses in 4 Adventist schools in Thailand through content analysis of management letters from the General Conference Auditing Service from 2016 to...

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

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    Health - High School Supplement SSD Grade 7-Grade 12
    Adventist teachers' handbooks for integrating faith and values: these are practical guides with a variety of approaches to teaching key values, illustrations and examples. Separate booklets are available for each subject, including: Art, Business, Computer,...

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    How Young People View Their Lives Futures and Politics Tertiary
    This report takes stock of the new generation that has grown up with personal computers, cell phones and the Internet. It explores their outlook, their lifestyle and their politics. This report is drawn from a broad array of Pew Research Center polling data....

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    Ingredients of the Most Successful Schools in the North American Division Kindergarten-Grade 12
    What ingredients make Seventh-day Adventist schools effective? Do the most successful elementary and secondary schools in the North American Division (NAD) share any elements in common? The results for the following crucial questions about what contributes...

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    JAE Editorial: Teacher Relationships - Key to Satisfaction and Success Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Cultivating healthy relationships is the key to a successful teaching career. Humberto Rasi shares eight major areas that can help teachers evaluate their relationships with God, self, students, peers, supervisors, parents and guardians, church, and community....

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

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    Learning the Ledger - The Case for Teaching Financial Literacy Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The La Sierra University (LSU) Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE) team has created several financial literacy projects that teach elementary, junior high, and high school students smart money management, as described in this article.

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    Legal Responsibilites of Board Members Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Charles McKinstry examines the legal responsibilities of school boards and its individual members. He also discusses areas of particular concern for Adventist school boards. Topics include: Conflict of Interest; Protection of Students; Protection of Employees;...

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    Legal Responsibilities of School Board Members Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article provides an overview of the primary legal responsibilities of a school board and its members. Conflict of interest, protection of students and employees, finances, insurance, and confidentiality and defamation are topics discussed in this reprint...

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    Observations About Teacher Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    An examination of issues directly related to the preservice education of teachers dealt with in the National Commission on Excellence in Education report "A Nation at Risk: The Imperative for Educational Reform." Issues include competency, a grasp...

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

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    Planning your Life for Success Grade 7-Lifelong
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation will help you plan your finances so you can live within your income, avoid or get out of debt, make major purchases wisely, minimize stress, and stay financially faithful with God.

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    Preparing for College and Career Unit 8 - Financing College Grade 9-Grade 12
    These are the student materials for Unit 8 of the free online course Preparing for College and Career. The course is a comprehensive faith-based journey through personal management,...

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    Questions to Dialogue about Stewardship and Student Life Tertiary
    "How does stewardship apply to me as a college student? I need money now and am not in a position to put money in the offering plate, even though I’d like to be able to."

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    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...

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    School Board Manual - NAD Southern Union Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This Southern Union School Board Manual contains major policies, plans, and procedures recommended for the administration of conference schools. The materials in this manual are in harmony with the information and policies of the North American Division and...

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    School Board Manual - NAD Southwestern Union K-10 Kindergarten-Grade 10
    This Southwestern Union School Board Manual K-10 contains major policies, plans, and procedures recommended for the administration of conference schools. This manual is designed to effect a caring, involved application of principles that will lead to more...

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    Seventh - day Adventists in Canada Tertiary
    This presentation is based on a survey of Church members conducted for the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Canada. The survey collected information on members' religious practices and beliefs, their opinions about their local church, and the demographic composition...

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    Seventh-day Adventist Lifestyle Views - Forever Faithful 2014 Tertiary
    This presentation lays out findings from survey of Attendees of Forever Faithful Camporee 2014. A questionnaire was used to gather the data. Its purpose was to find their relationship with the church and peers, views on finances, views on healthy lifestyle...

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    Should You Become a Cash Expert? Grade 8-Lifelong
    This article, written by a Seventh-day Adventist business scholar, challenges the reader to consider the role of a business finance professional.

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    Stewardship in Seventh-day Adventist Congregations Today Tertiary
    This paper reports a research on stewardship in Seventh-day Adventist Congregations today. It is one of the series of reports under the general title Faith Communities Today (FACT) prepared by the Center for Creative Ministry.

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    Technology Planning - A Guide for School Boards Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Every Adventist school needs to have a technology plan that is supported by its governing board, administration, and teaching staff. To ensure successful use of technology in the classroom, school boards should follow five basic steps: Visioning, Planning, Modeling, Funding, and Training.

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    Ten Questions to Ask your Parents Grade 12-Lifelong
    This article presents 10 questions that will help you think through your own finances and help you tap into the wisdom of your parents’ financial experience as well.

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    The Adventist Church and a Billion Dollars Tertiary-Lifelong
    Patterson talks about increased tithe in the Adventist church, it's biblical origins, and the financial distribution.

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    The Blessings of Serving on a Small School Board Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Working with school boards in small schools can be a tremendously rewarding experience if one is willing to work with the community, listen carefully, gather support, and appreciate God's blessing. Topics in this article include: School board is like a family;...

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    The Board's Role In Teacher Employment Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Who has the official authority to hire and fire certificated teachers in the Seventh-day Adventist school system? This article examines the role of local school boards and conference offices of education in the process of employing quality teachers. Topics...

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

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

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    The Second Conference of SDA Human Subject Researchers Tertiary
    This presentation lays out a research on stewardship. Focus groups were conducted in some divisions.

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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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    Thinking About Retirement? Part A and B Tertiary-Lifelong
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation is designed for those approaching retirement from the denominational retirement plans. The in-depth pre-retirement syllabus for the Adventist employee includes Introduction to Retirement Issues; The Financial...

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    Training up a Child in the Right Way - Stewardship for Adventist Students Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Stewardship includes use of body, abilities, time, material possessions and the world. This article includes two pages of sample activities grouped by subject area.

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

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    What Alumni Can Do For Their School Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article from the JAE special higher education issue suggests what alumni can do to increase the viability of their alma mater.

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