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    Continuous School Improvement Resources - Southwestern Union Kindergarten-Grade 12
    View the Southwestern Union Conference's continuous school improvement plan, as well as resources for forming your own. Accreditation and evaluation resources are also included.

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    SPD Accreditation Manual Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Evaluative criteria for the accreditation Seventh-day Adventist Schools in the South Pacific Division. This manual or handbook includes guidelines for the school preparing for accreditation and criteria and forms for the evaluating visitors.

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    A Whole School Approach to Changing School Culture - The SASA Way Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Anyone who has worked in a school or classroom knows changing a culture can be difficult and daunting. The staff at Sydney Adventist School Auburn decided to take up this challenge. These are reflections we can share about the journey so far."

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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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    Association of Christian Schools International - ACSI Kindergarten-Grade 12
    ACSI strives to enable and equip Christian educators and schools worldwide to effectively educate children and young people with the mind of Christ. This professional organization offers many academic services including accreditation, student assessment, teacher...

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

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    Challenging the Status Quo - The Journey from a So-So School to an Effective One Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article from the special JAE issue on staff development discusses the process that the school board at South Bend Junior Academy (Indiana) went through to address the two major problems: declining enrollment and nonpayment of tuition. This report shares...

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    Don’t Waste Your Time on Strategic Planning Preschool-Tertiary
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation demonstrates that developing a brief and useful strategic plan need not be difficult. This seminar identifies the steps that can be taken, building on what your school has already done, to provide a practical...

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    Education for the Future - Creating a Shared Vision for School Improvement Kindergarten-Tertiary
    This 16 page packet from a 2018 NAD convention general session shows that "school improvement is a process, not an event. Now more than ever, a shared vision that is inclusive of faith and student achievement is a critical component of successful school...

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    Holistic School Improvement - The Journey in Australian Adventist Schools Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Christian schools strive to offer the best possible education, but how can this be most successfully evaluated? “This organisational journey traces transition from an initial recognition of an archaic ‘inspectorial model’ of school evaluation...

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    How to Write a Bad Action Plan Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Or instead of doing this, do that! Find thirteen things to NOT do while writing an action plan, and what to do instead.

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    Journey to Excellence - Mission, Curriculum, and Collaboration Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 2000-2005 Education Report from the North American Division (NAD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. The division and union education leadership are processing all policy, relationships, and curriculum development through the mission...

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    Marketing Adventist Education Preschool-Grade 12
    Compas-Polo discusses the issues confronting Adventist education and provides recommendations for change and growth from a marketing consultant perspective. Paper submitted for consideration to the Adventist Education Summit at La Sierra University, October...

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    Quality Adventist Schools - A School Review and Improvement Framework Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Simplify your school improvement process using the Australian Adventist Education school review and continuous quality improvement tool. This framework enables schools to self-evaluate, building a culture of improvement and excellence to ensure quality, sustainable...

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    Schools Going Green - Practical Ways That Schools Are Impacting the Environment 0-2 years-Lifelong
    This article by Lori Futcher explores options for Adventist schools other educational institutions who wish to take their responsibility for the environment seriously.

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    Small School, Big Dreams Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article shares one teacher's personal experience with collaboration, and how a community was able to turn a small, failing school into a vibrant, technological environment that provided for teaching and learning needs of students and the community. The...

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    South Pacific Division (SPD): Mission-driven Adventist Education in the South Pacific Division 2015-2020 Preschool-Tertiary
    The 2015-2020 Education Report from the South Pacific Division (SPD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. Through a focus on discipleship, school-church partnerships, and ensuring quality and continuous improvement, the South Pacific Division...

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    Standards for Accredidation Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "The Standards for Accreditation of Seventh-day Adventist Schools is the basis for continuous school improvement (CSI) evaluation and accreditation of all schools in the North American Division. The standards are to be used by Seventh-day Adventist...

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    Successful, yet Aspiring to Improve Student Outcomes? Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Even great schools benefit from an intentional improvement plan. This article provides information about professional learning communities, as well as eight tips on implementing a school improvement program.

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    Teacher / Staff Evaluation Using the Visual Valet Model Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A school principal's application of the Visual Valet model of biblical integration applied uniquely to the teacher/staff evaluation process. Overview of the model, its application to teacher/staff evaluation, and a form, included.

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    Teacher Evaluation From a Choice Theory Perspective Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article discusses prevalent teacher evaluation models (formative clinical supervision, and summative performance evaluation), both based on a top-down or boss-management, which ignore the most important points of an effective evaluation process, the recipient's...

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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 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,...

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    The Glasser Quality School - A Combination of Choice Theory and the Competence-based Curriculum Kindergarten-Grade 12
    In this JAE article, renowned psychiatrist and educational consultant Glasser introduces Choice Theory. For more information consult: 1. His website, www.wglasser.com, 2. His book, Every...

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

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    The Why, What, and How of Using Data for School Improvement Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Participants at this 2018 NAD convention breakout session were guided through "a framework for Continuous School Improvement that is focused on multiple measures of data, inspires a shared vision, informs a plan that will make the difference for teaching...