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    Athletics Guidelines for Adventist Schools Grade 1-Lifelong
    This document provides schools which believe that their students will benefit by a positive, Christ-centered sports program with guidelines for operation. Following an Introduction and Mission or Position Statement, the Guidelines for Seventh-day Adventist...

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    Inter-European Division Education Webpage Preschool-Lifelong
    The Inter-European (formerly Euro-Africa) Division's (EUD) education webpage includes EUD education statistics, institutions, mission statement, philosophy, directories, and other Adventist education resources.

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    Run a School - A Principal's Manual for Pacific Island Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Developed for South Pacific Division island Adventist school principals, this handbook or manual provides a wealth of information and forms on how to run a Christian school as a community of grace.

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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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    Strengthening Adventist Education - NAD 2016 Research Report Kindergarten-Tertiary
    This identified strategies that could be adopted by the Seventh-day Adventist education system to stem the decline of enrollment and closing of K-12 schools in the North American Division (NAD). The report makes 27 recommendations based on data collected from...

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    The Special Character of Adventist Education Video Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Watch this video to learn what makes Kempsey Adventist School in Australia a Christ-centered educational ministry. Help parents and teachers understand the special character of Seventh-day Adventist education through this demonstration of best practices in...

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    Ingredients of an Effective Adventist School Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Richard Osborn conducted research identifying the ingredients of the most successful elementary, secondary, and K-12 schools in the North American Division, comparing those results with general effective school research. Grade your own school compared to the...

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    1980-1985 Five Years of Change in SDA Education Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This report from the JAE special 1985 General Conference issue introduces the division educational leaders, presents enrollment statistics, accreditation issues, the current education situation of institutions, and headquarters organization and planning.

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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 comparison of the effectiveness of teaching and non-teaching principals in Seventh-day Adventist secondary schools Grade 9-Grade 12
    This study investigated the perceived effectiveness of "teaching" and "non-teaching" principals in the Seventh-day Adventist secondary educational system. Perceived effectiveness was provided by teachers who worked for randomly selected...

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    A descriptive case study of the perceptions and use of Adventist EDGE: An initiative developed in response to the North American Division of Seventh-Day Adventists' document, Journey to Excellence Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Problem: The Southern Union started the Adventist EDGE initiative as an action plan in response to the North American Division's document, Journey to Excellence. The Adventist EDGE became a comprehensive educational reform initiative. However, there...

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    A Guide for School Board Success Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "The purpose of this manual is to assist individuals to become effective school board members and provide boards with the tools to operate successfully. Conference superintendents of schools and local administrators are encouraged to use this manual for...

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    A multiple case study describing collaborative relations between Adventist pastors and teachers in the eastern United States Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Introduction. Adventist schools and churches are embedded within a system that provides them with rich opportunities to achieve their missional goals. However, this is possible only through collaboration and the use of available social networks. The purpose...

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    A Multiple Case Study Describing Collaborative Relations Between Adventist Pastors and Teachers in the Eastern United States Tertiary
    Introduction. Adventist schools and churches are embedded within a system that provides them with rich opportunities to achieve their missional goals. However, this is possible only through collaboration and the use of available social networks. The purpose...

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    A Portrait of Seventh-day Adventist Schools Tertiary
    This paper presents a portrait of Seventh-day Adventist schools. It provides a comparison of Seventh-day Adventist schools to averages for all private schools in the United States.

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    A Study of Perceptions Held Toward Teacher Evaluation Policies and Practices by Teachers and their Supervisors in Adventist Schools in Canada Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Problem: Most school administrators and teachers deem teacher evaluation systems to be extremely stressful, of little or no value, and a barrier to high staff morale. The purpose of this study was to investigate the current teacher evaluation policies...

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    A Study of Student and Faculty Perceptions of the Religious Environment of Andrews University in Relation to Religiosity Tertiary
    Problem: A report of the perceptions of the environment of an institution can be useful in assessing the effectiveness of that institution. This study assessed student and faculty perceptions of the religious environment of Andrews University, a Seventh-day...

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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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    A study of the implications of the Piagetian theory of moral development for Seventh-day Adventist schools based on a comparison of selected schools in Hong Kong, Michigan and Indiana Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Problem: The Seventh-day Adventist Church is losing a great number of youth. The unfavorable attitudes on the part of many youth toward God's commandments arc thought to have been partially responsible for this apostasy phenomenon. Method:...

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    A study of the relationship between church sponsored K-12 education and church membership in the Seventh-day Adventist Church Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Church growth continues to be a concern for religious sects. Writers on church growth hold that all the various ministries of the church must assist the church in accomplishing church growth. The purpose of this study was to determine whether or...

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    A Study of Why Seventh-day Adventists Who Attended SDA Schools Separate From Their Church Tertiary
    This paper presents a study with purpose to determine why young people who were once members of the church in Corona and Riverside areas and attended Seventh-day Adventist schools separate from the church. A questionnaire was used for gathering the data.

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    A Study on Selected Factors Influencing School Choice Among the Seventh-day Adventist Population in Southwest Michigan Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Problem One of the most significant problems currently facing Seventh-day Adventist church schools in North America is declining enrollment in Grades K-12. In Southwest Michigan where this study was done, Seventh-day Adventist parents tend to make choices...

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    A Suicide Prevention Program for Adventist Schools Grade 9-Tertiary
    An epidemic of teenage suicide necessitates a comprehensive approach that involves the family, school, and community resources. The pressures and changes experienced in adolescence contribute to this problem. Suicidal teens perceive themselves to be helpless,...

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    A Survey of Computer Equipment and Use and Teacher Literacy and Attitudes Regarding Computers in the Seventh-day Adventist School System of the Lake Union Conference Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This research study was conceived to gather and assess data about teacher training, teacher attitudes, and a computer inventory in the K-10 Schools of the Lake Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists which oversees church activities in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Wisconsin.

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    A Survivor's Guide For School Board Members Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This manual provides orientation for new members appointed to Adventist church school boards. Topics covered include: organizing new schools and establishing school boards, locating a new school campus, fund-raising for major projects, developing a sound fiscal...

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    Administrative Stress and Burnout Among Seventh-day Adventist School Administrators in the United States Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Purpose: This study examined and compared the perceived sources of administrative stress that contributed most to feelings of job-related burnout for elementary/junior academy principals, senior academy principals and superintendents within the Seventh-day...

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    Adventist Attitudes on Christian Education Tertiary
    This PowerPoint examines the results of a survey conducted on behalf of the North American Division to assess member attitudes, perceptions and interaction with the Adventist educational system. Using pervious research studies, a consensus showed that education...

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    Adventist Education Marketing Resources - North American Division Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Available to promote Adventist education and your local school are fliers, brochures, church bulletins and posters.

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    Adventist Organizational Directory Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The Adventist Organizational Directory provides an organizational locator and standard reference for Adventist organizations and entities worldwide. Search for information on Adventist churches, schools, medical institutions, divisions, unions, conferences,...

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    Adventist School Board Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "A critical component of any successful Adventist school is an informed and efficient local board. I have put together a summary sheet highlighting some items that may assist boards with school governance."

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    Adventist School Connect - Free School Websites Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists provides every school in Bermuda, Canada, and the United States with a free professionally designed, user friendly web site. Visit this site to learn more.

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    Adventist Secondary Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A (incomplete, unofficial) list of secondary schools (high schools, academies) affiliated with the Seventh-day Adventist church shared through wikipedia.

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    Adventists and Human Dignity Tertiary-Lifelong
    Why do Adventists believe in human dignity? John Graz discusses the role of the Adventist church in human rights and addresses the question by looking at human dignity throughout the Bible. He encourages Adventist schools at all levels to promote as core values...

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    Adventists InStep For Life Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "Adventists InStep for Life was created by the North American Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church to assist Adventist churches, schools and health care organizations in tackling the challenge of childhood obesity." Includes resources...

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    ALL Thy Children Shall Be Taught of the Lord Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In this feature article in the 1995 General Conference issue of JAE, George Akers reaffirms the Seventh-day Adventist commitment to educating all children. Our children deserve to be in an environment in which they have redemptive discipline, spiritual modeling,...

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    An Analysis of Spiritual Factors on Academic Achievement in Seventh-day Adventist Schools Tertiary New!!
    This study asked the question: Do spiritual factors impact academic achievement? The subjects in this study were all students in grades 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 11, in Seventh-day Adventist schools in the United States and Bermuda, from 2006 to 2008. The compilation...

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    An analysis of spiritual factors on academic achievement in Seventh-day Adventist schools Grade 3-Grade 11
    This study asked the question: Do spiritual factors impact academic achievement? The subjects in this study were all students in grades 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 11, in Seventh-day Adventist schools in the United States and Bermuda, from 2006 to 2008. The compilation...

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    An Effective Marketing Plan for Home Economics Grade 9-Lifelong
    What kind of marketing strategies can help dispel the misconception that home economics is merely training for homemaking? Four strategies for marketing home economics are suggested. Making the subject relevant to the lives of young people requires innovation...

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    An Ethnography of an Urban Black Adventist School Tertiary-Lifelong
    An ethnographic study was conducted in order to explore the world of a separatist, black, Seventh-day Adventist school, to better understand broad segregation/integration issues within the text of a single school community. The study addressed the concern...

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    An Investigation Into the Issue of Low Enrolment in Adventist Schools in Canada and How It Is Being Addressed Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This study was designed to investigate the low and declining enrolment in Seventh-day Adventist schools in Canada. The investigation was accomplished by conducting a survey among four groups of stakeholders: school administrators, teachers, support staff and...

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    ANGEL and the Well-stocked Library Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Quality education requires wellstocked and well-balanced libraries. Seventh-day Adventist schools also need materials that support our distinctive denominational ethic. Selecting and buying library books, and then preparing them for use are specialized...

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    Are Adventist Schools Safe? The Answer May Surprise You Grade 1-Grade 12
    Since Adventist schools are not unaffected by the effects of violence, Adventist teachers and administrators cannot afford to ignore the issue. Reflecting on findings from Plummer and Gifford's studies on violence in Adventist schools, this article includes...

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    Attitudes and Problems Perceived in Adventist Mission Schools of Hong Kong Tertiary-Lifelong
    Problem: In spite of the combined efforts of both the local churches and the schools, the church attendance of Seventh-day Adventist adolescents has been low. This present study was to identify the religious attitudes of current Adventist students and...

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    Attitudes of Adventist Parents Toward Adventist Schools in British Columbia Tertiary-Lifelong
    Problem. Despite the numerical growth of Seventh-day Adventist 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. This study...

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    Behold, the Stone! John Byington and the Beginnings of Adventist Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A biography of John Byington, the founder of the first Adventist school in America in 1853 and the first president of the General Conference. Martha Byington-Amadon, the first teacher, started what now constitutes the largest parochial school system in the...

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    Bermuda Institute Survey of Parents Tertiary
    This PowerPoint presentation examines the results of survey of Bermudan Parents. A number of factors including religious background and age were used to assess the make up of families in the Bermuda Conference.

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    Binge Drinking - A New College Epidemic Grade 12
    Alcohol and drug use is a common health problem on college and university campuses. Alan Handysides shares the statistics among college aged young adults, and what it means for the thousands of students attending Christian colleges and Adventist schools. Handysides...

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    Bullying and Seventh-day Adventist Schools Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Lloyd Robinson discusses bullying and what administrators, teachers, and parents can do to implement a school wide bullying prevention program. Special reference is given to the Focus on Bullying: A Prevention Program for Elementary School Communities...

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    Can Education Be Adventist And Excellent, Too? Grade 1-Lifelong
    This article argues for excellence in Adventist schools, referring to the Bible, Ellen White's writings, early Adventist history, and current research on quality schooling. It outlines a Continuous Cycle-Of-Excellence Model including purposes/reasons, plans/resources,...

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    Can Education Be Both 'Higher' and 'Adventist'? Tertiary-Lifelong
    Is the term 'Adventist Higher Education' an oxymoron? Fritz Guy shares that while it is not an easy task, Adventist higher education is both possible and necessary if Adventists wish to transmit the unique Adventist heritage, beliefs, values and sense of mission.

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    Checklist for Opening a New Elementary School NCC Preschool-Grade 12
    Prepared by the Northern California Conference (NAD), this is a helpful checklist to review for those considering how to start an Adventist school.

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    Choosing a School Is No Small Matter Kindergarten-Grade 10
    Nash advocates for smaller schools, citing research that a mix of ages and abilities provides optimum opportunities for student collaboration and provides a stable, reliable environment. Statistics show that students in smaller schools have stronger academic...

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    Christian Education Survey Tertiary
    This presentation lays out a survey on Christian education of the Mountain View Conference. A questionnaire was used to gather the data.

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    Class Aims and Mottos Grade 8-Grade 12
    A collection of graduation aims, mottos, songs and scriptures from Adventist schools, as a resource for graduating classes.

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    CognitiveGenesis (CG) - Assessing Academic Achievement and Cognitive Ability in Adventist Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "CognitiveGenesis collected achievement and ability test data from 2006–2009 for all students in Seventh-day Adventist schools in North America. Students were above average in achievement compared to national norms and achieved above that predicted...

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    Contributions of Alma McKibbon to the Adventist Church School System Tertiary-Lifelong
    "If we don't understand our roots, we lose sight of our mission" (G. Ralph Thompson). Alma E. McKibbin, the first Seventh-day Adventist church school teacher in California, is little known among Seventh-day Adventists outside that state, where she...

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    Coping with the Unthinkable - Violence in Adventist Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    School violence is a fact. The causes must be recognized to ensure the safety of teachers and students. Few schools have developed procedures to prevent or deal with the consequences of violence. Programs are needed to prevent violence, to deal with psychological...

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    Creative Teaching Through Community Involvement Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Frieda Mattson shares how community involvement can become an essential part of the school curriculum. Shares are steps toward greater community involvement and media exposure for Adventist schools.

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    Current spiritual perceptions of randomly-selected Seventh-day Adventist-educated young adults and Adventist professionals Kindergarten-Tertiary
    The purpose of this phenomenological study was to examine the current spiritual perceptions of Seventh-day Adventist-educated young adults between the ages of 18 and 25 through in-depth interviews, observations, and analyses of literature over a five year...

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    Do You Have An Attitude? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Mike Lekic examines the role various attitudes have in shaping perceptions parents and students may have about Adventist schools. He believes that when expectations are met, many more Adventist youth will choose to attend Adventist schools.

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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 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.

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    Education Code for Southern Union Schools Preschool-Grade 12
    This code is a compilation of policies relating to the establishment, maintenance, administration, and operation of early childhood, elementary and secondary schools within the Southern Union Conference in the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventist...

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    Educational Excellence - For Time and Eternity Kindergarten-Grade 12
    What does excellence look like in Adventist Christian schools? Mike Lekic shares insights on what excellence represents in Adventist Christian education, along with ideas on how excellence can be achieved.

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    Empty Desk Prayer Initiative Preschool-Grade 12
    Why empty desks in our classrooms? And what can we do about them? Is this just a challenge of marketing for our schools? Is it time to think differently? It is a matter of great concern if a child, for whatever reason, is not at one of our schools. Through...

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    Enjoy the Sunshine Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Morian Perepelitza shares the importance of maintaining the vision for Adventist schools, and notes that dedicated teachers alone cannot keep the vision alive. The goals and purposes of Adventist education need to be shared by parents and the church community if the system is to continue to be effective.

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    Equipping the School Chaplain - A Reflection Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "Rieger’s Chaplaincy in Christian Schools (TEACH vol 3, no.2, 2009) rivets the attention of parents, students, educators and supporters on the potential for enhanced pastoral care within the educational process. It also offers a plethora...

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    ESL for Adventist Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Linda Berezowski shares from both professional and personal experience the importance of having a strong ESL program in Adventist schools.

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    Evangelism Training in Our Schools Grade 7-Grade 12
    How can we train children to be active church members and not just pew warmers? Llewellyn describes steps one school took in personal evangelism training and discipleship of students.

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    Factors affecting mobility rates of principals and teachers in Canadian Seventh-day Adventist schools 1970-78 Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Problem: Statistics Canada (1977) reported that the national mobility rate of the teaching force in Canadian public elementary and secondary schools in 1975-76 was 11 percent, compared with 15 percent in 1970-71. During the 1970-78 period, Seventh-day...

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    Factors Influencing Enrollment in Adventist K-12 Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This paper summarizes Adventist dissertation research on factors affecting enrollment in Seventh-day Adventist K-12 schools in North America and overseas, 1960-2005. It includes actual trends in private K-12 schools in the USA in comparison with Adventist education.

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    Factors influencing the development of the curriculum in Seventh-day Adventist schools in Australia and New Zealand, 1892-1977 Kindergarten-Grade 12
    At the time that Seventh-day Adventists opened their first school at St. Kilda Road, Melbourne, in 1892, to train ministers, they had no plans for the school system which emerged. However, as quickly as plans were formulated, other forces and influences came...

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    Faith Formation - Perceptions of Primary and High School Students in Australian Adventist Schools Grade 1-Grade 12
    "Faith formation is a topic of considerable interest for those involved in Christian education. In this quantitative investigation, 580 students from Years Four, Six, Eight and Ten from eleven Adventist schools in Australia were surveyed to determine...

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    Family Worship Patterns and Their Correlations with Adolescent Behavior and Beliefs Grade 6-Grade 12
    We examine behaviors involved in family worship, how these behaviors cluster together into specific patterns of family worship, and how these patterns of family worship relate to the behaviors and beliefs of adolescents attending Seventh-day Adventist schools....

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    Five Key Learnings Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This document addresses the spiritual journey to excellence in Adventist Education. It highlights five key learnings that every student in Adventist schools should experience competency in.

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    Fixing the Schools Kindergarten--3
    Well-educated consumers of private education often seek out Adventist education for their children. Marketing does not reject the timeless principles or the sacred mission of Seventh-day Adventist education, but uses them to build innovative programs.

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    Foreign Languages: An Imperative for Adventist Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Foreign language study is an imperative for Adventist colleges and universities. Adventist mission and evangelistic tradition provides adequate reason for promoting foreign languages in the curriculum. The renewed challenge is maintaining the balance between...

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    Give Them Some Truth Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A parent explains why, in a world where many are throwing out the idea of right and wrong in favor of a 'shades of grey' approach, he chooses to send his daughters to an Adventist school where truth is still sought after and believed in. He also briefly describes...

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    Goals of the Undergraduate Experience: A Christian Perspective Tertiary
    Christian educators must reexamine the goals of the undergraduate experience to accomplish the harmonious development of the physical, mental, and spiritual powers. To help students achieve this, educators must show them how to process information, demonstrate...

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    God's Change Agents Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Dennis Marshall shares that as God's change agents, educators must do whatever is necessary to help children realize God's purpose for their lives.

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    Gone Fishin' - NAD Schools Enrollment and Marketing Presentation Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "Fishing for great enrollment numbers? You need to know where to fish, what to fish with (net or a pole?), what bait to use, how to get the fish in the boat, and finally when to fish. In this [ASDASA] break-out I will be your fishing guide!"

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    Graduation Program - Small School Example Grade 8-Grade 12
    A suggested graduation program for small schools to be held as a Sabbath morning commencement, as well as graduation aims, graduation mottos, and a graduation poem.

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    Growing in Faith - Australian Primary Religion Curriculum Kindergarten-Grade 8
    "This document represents the heart of the Adventist Primary School Curriculum in Australia and New Zealand, providing a context and orientation for the other learning areas that make up the full curriculum." Based on a biblical worldview, the development...

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    Hot Boudin, Cold Cous-Cous Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Assessing the negative aspects of interschool sports. The beginnings of intercollegiate sport and the Adventist experience and Ellen White's counsels are discussed. A literature review suggests five basic areas of concern which yield ample evidence to support...

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    How To Kill Adventist Education Tertiary
    Between 1980 and 2005 Seventh-day Adventist Church membership in the North American Division increased by 75 percent. In that same 25-year period K-12 enrollment in Adventist schools dropped by nearly 25 percent. What happened? And why? How to Kill Adventist...

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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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    Instilling Christian values into the Extra-curricular Activities of an Adventist Educational Institution Tertiary-Lifelong
    Du Preez discusses many areas where faith can be integrated into all aspects of the learning environment of an Adventist educational institution. This paper was presented at the 28th Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    It Can Be Done! Returning An Adventist School to Health Preschool-Lifelong
    Anderson outlines 8 steps and one 'always step' to return an Adventist school to health in this presentation to Canadian Adventist teachers.

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    JAE Editorial: Looking at A.D. 2000 Grade 5-Lifelong
    This JAE special issue on technology and education suggests that changes within American society, particulary in technology, must be addressed by Adventist schools. The Truth must be presented through technology in a skillful and artful way. Articles in this...

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    JAE Editorial: Will Adventist Education Still Pay? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Adventists need to clarify their distinctiveness in order to sell the idea that Adventist education in its difference pays, rather than costs. Christian education needs to remain true to its nature if it is to retain its effectiveness, its power to attract...

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    JAE: Of Interest to Teachers - December 1990 Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This Journal of Adventist Education column features current news, reports, and updates of interest to educators. In this issue: Average Teacher Work Week; What Teachers Do All Week; Teachers Rate Problems in SDA Schools; Violence in Schools; Teachers...

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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...

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    Legal Issues in Seventh-day Adventist Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Janet Brock informs and educates Adventist teachers about their legal rights and responsibilities within the private school system in Canada. Incidents occurring as a result of detention, arriving late for supervision duties, and unsupervised after-school...

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    Local Church Adventist Education Leaders Can Help Boost Seventh-day Adventist Education Lifelong
    Lists and discusses responsibilities of Adventist Education leaders (previously called secretaries) to support their schools within the church and community.

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    Making Seventh-day Adventist Schools Distinctive Grade 1-Lifelong
    This teacher orientation workshop was developed by the South Pacific Division to assist Adventist schools to become truly Seventh-day Adventist. Based on Dr Don Roy's 'Towards Wholeness' proposal for the ideal Adventist education, this document includes participant...

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    Marketing Strategies Resource List Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This list links to marketing resources useful for any size of school.

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    Measuring Spirituality - Toward Developing an Instrument for Use in Adventist Schools Grade 8-Grade 12
    "Measuring spirituality is difficult and controversial. Some instruments that exist for this purpose are reviewed and found unsuitable. Therefore, the groundwork is laid for the development of an instrument suitable for self-assessing spirituality in...

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    Ministering within the School Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "It’s overwhelmingly wonderful having a grade five student’s arms wrapped around your waist as they say, 'I love Jesus', it’s challenging when a year 11 student says, 'but you don’t really believe all this' and satisfying when...

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    Missional Educational Leadership in Urban Settings Kindergarten-Tertiary
    “Missionally minded educators are called to engage students, parents, and community members in a shared commitment to change…[which requires]: vision, contextualized behaviors, empowerment of students and others, intentional transformation, and God-honored commitment.”

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    NAD Colleges and Universities by Degree Tertiary-Lifelong
    Search Adventist colleges and universities in the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists by degree offered.

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    NAD Elementary and Secondary Schools Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Find Adventist elementary and secondary schools across the North American Division. Search by zip code or state, or browse by conference. Contact information included.

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    NAD Southern Union School Evaluation Instruments and Forms Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Access NAD evaluation forms and additional instrument tools and forms specifically for Adventist schools in the Southern Union by scrolling down to the Evaluations section.

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    Narratives of Longevity from the Perspective of Seventh-day Adventist School Administrators in North America: a Multiple Case Study Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Problem: The average length of stay for school principals in the Seventh-day Adventist system of education in North America is 2.5-4.0 years. Elementary principals remain in leadership for 2.5 years, day academy principals stay for 3.6 years, and boarding...

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    North American Division Demographic Survey Tertiary
    This presentation lays out a demographic survey of the North American Division. Telephone interviews were conducted in order to gather the data.

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    Opening the Church School Doors to the Learning Disabled Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article from the JAE special exceptional child issue suggests that church school principals should be willing to admit children with mild learning disabilities into Adventist schools. Until recently the educational practices of the Adventist school system...

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    Our Journey to Spirituality in School Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Incorporating spirituality into a school is not a black and white issue, but by being intentional and emphasizing the roles of both teachers and students, schools can increase the feeling of spiritual intentionality in their halls. Livingstone Adventist Academy...

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    Pacific Union Student Medical Record Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Download a copy of the student medical record for Adventist schools in the North American Division Pacific Union Conference.

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    Parent and teacher attitudes toward parent-teacher conferences in selected Seventh-day Adventist Schools in Southeastern California Conference Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Purpose: The purpose of this study was to determine, under current and ideal conditions, selected parent and teacher views concerning effectiveness of school related parent-teacher conferencing programs and to determine if significant relationships...

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    Parental Perceptions of the Simi Valley Seventh-day Adventist School Tertiary
    This paper reports a study measuring parent perceptions concerning their school. Items to be addressed: perceived quality of curriculum, facilities and equipment, and school programs and options, strengths and weaknesses that become decision points as to whether...

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    Parenting Teens - Heading Off to Boarding School or College Grade 6-Grade 12
    How can parents help their teen successfully transition to living away from home in a boarding academy or college? Part of a series of articles for parents of students attending Adventist schools, this undated, one-page newsletter is written by a family life...

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    Parenting Teens - Supporting Our Teens and Their Schools Grade 6-Tertiary
    How can parents support their child's school? Part of a series of articles for parents of students attending Adventist schools, this undated, one-page newsletter is written by a family life therapist and Adventist educator. Ready to print or link parents to;...

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    Perceptions and Attitudes of Selected Adventist and Non Adventist Parents of School Age Children Toward Adventist Schools in Canada Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Purpose: The purpose of this study was to investigate the perceptions and attitudes toward Adventist schools in Canada of Adventist parents with children in Adventist schools, of Adventist parents without children in Adventist schools, and of non-Adventist...

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    Perceptions of character education in a Seventh-day Adventist school Grade 12
    Character education has been viewed by many educators as having significant historical, academic, and social value. Many stakeholders in education argue for character development as a curricular experience. While understanding the degree to which character...

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    Perceptions of Character Education in a Seventh-day Adventist School Tertiary
    Character education has been viewed by many educators as having significant historical, academic, and social value. Many stakeholders in education argue for character development as a curricular experience. While understanding the degree to which character...

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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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    Physical Activity - A Critical Component of a Complete Education Kindergarten-Tertiary
    The role of physical activity has always had a vital place in the Seventh-day Adventist philosophy of education. Adventist schools should continue to propagate the values of health promotion and healthful practices, which not only increase longevity but also...

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    Physical Symbols in Adventist Schools - A Preliminary Study Preschool-Lifelong
    This article reports on a small research study on the use of physical symbols to transmit religious heritage and values in Seventh-day Adventist and Catholic schools in USA. Six practical suggestions are included for making greater use of symbols in Adventist...

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    PhysicalGenesis Grade 5-Grade 11
    Part three of the "'Mind Body Spirit Triad' of research studies focusing on students in the Adventist Education system" is PhysicalGenesis. "In addition to its importance in enabling a happy and productive life, good health is a crucial part...

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    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;...

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    Profile 2001 - Curriculum and Instruction in North American Schools Grade 1-Grade 12
    Review results from the eighth biennial survey of Adventist educators regarding curriculum and instruction in North American schools. Important findings regarding purposes, plans, practices and products are included, with thought-provoking implications for...

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    Promoting Positive Spectator Behavior Grade 9-Lifelong
    How can Adventist schools teach and enforce appropriate spectator behavior at athletic events when bad behavior seems to be the norm for professional and amateur sports? Our educational administrators and boards must develop and maintain guidelines outlining...

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    Reasons Seventh-day Adventist Parents Gave for Not Sending their Children to Seventh-day Adventist Elementary and Secondary Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Problem: The Seventh-day Adventist elementary and secondary schools in the USA show a continuous enrollment decline. This study's goal is to explore the reasons SDA parents give for why they do not send their children to SDA schools. Method:...

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    Reflections on a School Year Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A superintendent reflects on the closing school year and looks toward the next one.

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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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    Religious Instruction - Guidelines for the Local Churches Kindergarten-Grade 12
    These guidelines for local churches and their role in religious instruction were developed by the Inter-European (formerly Euro-Africa) Division (EUD). Also available in French: L'Instruction Religieuse:...

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    Revisioning Adventist Education Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Education superintendent of Mid-America Union Conference asks the question, if 70% of SDA children are not in SDA schools, how can we begin to revision Adventist Education to have a broader focus?

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    Revival & Mission for Adventist Educators Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Lake Union educators website designed to strengthen Adventist teachers in their walk with God. Includes blogs, devotional excerpts for mission-driver teachers, preachers and schools, as well as links to audio and video sermons.

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    Safety and Security Planning in SDA Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Violence in schools is an international problem. Planning for school safety requires cooperation, consistency, and positive relationships. Ron Garrison advocate every Adventist school developing and implementing a safe school process, and shares the critical...

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    Safety First - Creating a Safe Environment at School Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Every Adventist teacher and educational administrator must implement strategies that will enhance their students’ safety at school. Adventist schools must provide a safe and appropriate environment for students to grow and develop into active members...

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    School leadership retention: A study of servant leadership and school leader satisfaction Preschool-Grade 12
    The purpose of this quantitative correlation study was to find the relationship between the level of perceived servant leadership and the school leader job satisfaction in the North American Division (NAD) of Seventh-day Adventists P-12 schools. This quantitative...

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    School Marketing Information and Brochure Template 0-2 years-Grade 12
    A small school principal-teacher provides information about how to market Adventist schools. Photos are included as examples, as well as a brochure template.

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    Selected Personality Constructs as Correlates of Personnel Appointment, Appraisal, and Mobility in Seventh-day Adventist Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Problem: Despite tentative postulations and explorations of the person/job interaction, the specific relationships between personality and occupational behavior are not clearly understood. In particular, the relationships between human temperament and...

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    September Reflections Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A principal reflects on the busyness of the start of a school year, and thanks God for His blessings.

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    Seven Reasons I Must Send My Child to an Adventist School Tertiary-Lifelong
    Read this article to find seven compelling reasons why Adventist education is "worth fighting to keep, and worth sacrificing for."

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    Seventh-day Adventist Yearbook Grade 9-Lifelong
    Seventh-day Adventist Yearbook online will help you find Adventist schools, colleges, churches, missions, unions, conferences, statistics and other helpful reference information.

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    Shaping Life Spaces: Adventist Christian Education in the Caribbean Basin Kindergarten-Tertiary
    The author reflects on the role of Christian education in individuals in the Caribbean Area. She mentions that Christian education enables children to grow into adults that are law-abiding citizens with peace, harmony, and love. She states that Christian schools...

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    Should We Use Animals in Adventist Schools? Grade 6-Lifelong
    Deciding whether or not to use animals for science classes is an often controversial decision. Presented are biblical references relating to the relationship between animals and humans; questions and answers about why animals are used in the first place; alternatives...

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    Small Schools - How Effective Are the Academics? Kindergarten-Grade 10
    Results of the CognitiveGenesis project show that developmental standard score growth per year is higher in smaller schools. A graph shows specific findings. Other educational research confirms the CognitiveGenesis analysis that multigrade classes, small classes,...

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    Solving the Bullying Problem in Adventist Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The National Association of School Psychologists reports that school bullying accounts for over 160,000 children skipping school everyday in the United States. Bullying can take the form of harassment, persecution, physical violence, and emotional discomfort....

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    South Pacific Island Nations Valuegenesis Study 1 Core Report: A Study of Faith Development and Values Formation in Seventh-day Adventist Adolescents and Youth Aged 12-18 Years Grade 6-Grade 12
    The Seventh-day Adventist Church cares deeply about its young people and for this reason it invests heavily in schools, youth ministry programs and supplies support for the families these young people come from. The schools established by the church are widely...

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    Spiritual Climate Survey - Pacific Union Conference Grade 9-Grade 12
    Developed in the Pacific Union Conference (NAD), this spiritual emphasis questionnaire is "designed to assist schools in assessing the impact of the school's program and personnel on students as perceived by the school's stakeholders." Different...

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    SSD Faculty Evaluation Forms Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Gather ideas for your secondary school or college evaluation forms: student rating of faculty, faculty self-evaluation, and faculty evaluation by administrators.

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    SSD Vital Statistics with School Performance Indicators Grade 9-Grade 12
    This indicators were drafted by S Guptill, SSD Director of Education. The school performance indicators include accreditation, spiritual/philosophy, financial, physical plant, administration, academic, library, student services, and external relations.

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    Stress among Seventh-day Adventist teachers: An analysis of relationships between selected teacher characteristics and occupational stress factors Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This study was conducted in the Seventh-day Adventist secondary schools in Hong Kong to find the major sources of stress (stressors) for teachers and the level of teacher stress. The relationship between teachers' perceptions of stress and teachers' backgrounds,...

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    Student Needs Survey - A comparison of student responses Grade 3-Grade 8
    This research explores the connection between the Adventist education philosophy and William Glasser's choice theory. The Student Needs Survey (SNS) was administered to 350 students in third through eighth grades comprising three groups: those attending Adventist...

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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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    Supporting Beginning Teachers in Adventist Schools: An Urgent Need Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article shows the importance of beginning teachers receiving the right type of support and presents the findings of research on the attrition rates of beginning teachers and their perceptions of support. It includes the types of support provided, their...

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    Survey of Church Members Tertiary
    This paper examines the strengths and weaknesses of the Allegheny East Conference and the opportunities and challenges facing the conference. The data assess also measures the needs and measures the opinions of church members.

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    Surviving the First Year - What Helps Principals Last the Distance? Grade 1-Grade 12
    This TEACH journal article reports on a research study that "investigated the induction experiences and perceptions of a group of novice principals in a national, Christian, independent school system. Semi-structured interviews were used to generate discussion,...

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    Teachers and Principals Perceptions of Principals Leadership Effectiveness in Selected Adventist Schools in the Philippines Tertiary New!!
    The literature on school leadership repeatedly refers to the need for effective leadership of principals. This small (n = 85) study investigated the perceptions of teachers’ and principals’ on leadership effectiveness of the principals in selected...

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    Teachers and Students Perceptions of Seventh and Eighth Grade Science Education in a Selected Seventh-day Adventist Union Conference Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Problem: Science education has long been a great concern in the United States, where less than one-third of the students perform at or above the proficient level. The purpose of this study was to investigate the status of the science program in a selected...

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    Teachers Perceptions of Factors Affecting Morale in Schools in the Trans-Australian Union Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Problem: Teachers’ perceptions of their satisfaction with their work situation have an important bearing upon the effectiveness of the institution in which they are employed. Administrators need to know what factors affect the level of morale...

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    Teaching Christian Values - Live the Values Preschool-Grade 12
    How can parents live God's values, and best help children understand what they are doing and why? Part of a series of articles for parents of students attending Adventist schools, this undated, one-page newsletter is written by an experienced Adventist child...

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    The Adventist School System and Values Transmission Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "In 2011 Valuegenesis, a major survey of beliefs and values and how they are generated was undertaken for a second time twenty years after it was completed in 1992. It revealed the strength of the concert between the home, the church and the school...

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    The Anatomy of a Seventh-day Adventist School Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Just as the parts of a body work together to function as a whole, so do members of a school community.

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    The association between video game playing, religiosity, parental guidance and aggression, in sixth through eighth grade students attending Seventh-day Adventist schools Grade 3-Grade 12
    Two questionnaires were completed 1-2 ½ weeks apart by 355 students in sixth through eighth grades, in seven randomly selected schools, to determine associations between the times spend playing video games each week, the types of video games played,...

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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 Spirituality Assessment Kindergarten-Tertiary New!!
    "The spiritual life of the Adventist school is important to the church. It is of vital concern to the board, administrator, faculty and staff. Spirituality is rooted in the Adventist philosophy of education as an essential element of what schools should...

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    The concept of salvation held by students in Seventh-day Adventist high schools in Jamaica Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Problem: The doctrine of salvation as taught by the Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) church is part of the curriculum of SDA schools in Jamaica. The purpose of this study was to describe the concept of salvation held by students in SDA high schools in Jamaica....

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    The Cost of Adventist Education Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This PowerPoint presentation addresses the cost and benefit of Adventist education. Using comparisons with items such as dinner out, airline tickets, and getting your wisdom teeth pulled Lonnie Hetterle establishes that Christian education is a real bargain.

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    The Development of the Concept of Salvation in Lutheran and Seventh-day Adventist Parochial Secondary-school Students Grade 9-Grade 12
    Problem: This study took an initial look at the development of the concept of salvation in Lutheran parochial school adolescents, comparing them with Seventh-day Adventist parochial school adolescents. This was the first study to compare denominations...

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    The diagnosis and treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder - Knowledge and perceived roles and responsibilities of teachers in the Seventh-day Adventist school system Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is the most commonly diagnosed childhood behavioral disorder said to affect approximately 3-5% of the primary school-aged population. There has been much controversy about ADHD diagnosis and treatment in recent...

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    The Effects of Health and Wellness on Academic Achievement and Cognitive Ability in Students Attending Seventh-day Adventist Schools Grade 3-Grade 8
    "Healthful living has been a cornerstone of Seventh-day Adventist belief and practice almost from the very beginning of the church's history. The problem was that no one had studied the role healthful practices play in Seventh-day Adventist education...

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    The Ideal School Preschool-Lifelong
    The IDEAL School is an Adventist-owned boarding school for international students and families who want to improve their English skills in a safe, family environment near Portland, Oregon.

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    The Impact of Adventist Schools on Students Tertiary
    This paper reports a study of the impact of Adventist schools on students in the North American Division. The data were collected over a 30-year period. Various types of research methodologies were used.

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    The Impact of Use of Mathematics Manipulatives on Attitudes Toward Mathematics Success Among Students in a Multigrade Classroom Grade 7-Lifelong
    Math manipulatives are designed to help students visualize and maneuver math concepts. Many studies have been conducted using manipulatives in a single-grade classroom. The purpose of this quantitative study was to determine the impact of a structured manipulatives...

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    The influence of Ellen White upon the development of the Seventh-day Adventist school system in Australia, 1891-1900 Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The Seventh-day Adventist church operates an extensive system of educational institutions not only in Australia but throughout the world. This thesis examines the contribution made by one of its early leaders towards the establishment and operation of the...

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    The Influence of Selected Factors on Religious Knowledge, Attitudes and Christian Practice Grade 9-Grade 12 New!!
    "This study investigated the perceptions of grades 9 and 10 students (N=124) in a Seventh-day Adventist boarding Academy in the Philippines in relation to the degree of strength they perceived various socio-religious variables (Home, Church Program, Bible...

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    The Karmel report of 1973, a watershed period of the Seventh-day Adventist school system in Australia? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This study has arisen out of a need for the SDA community to document and understand the impact of public policy at the federal level on the Seventh-day Adventist education system in Australia, particularly since the early 1970’s. Using a...

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    The Power Plant Complex Kindergarten-Lifelong
    To evaluate sport objectively and assess its place in Adventist education, a number of factors must be considered. These include Ellen White's counsels; sport and society; the development of the discipline of physical education; the training of physical education...

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

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    The Relationship Between Students and Teachers Perceptions of Classroom Control and Teacher Morale in Seventh-day Adventist Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Purpose. This study investigated the relationship between students' and teachers' perceptions of teachers' ability to control students and teacher morale in selected Seventh-day Adventist schools. Procedures. The population consisted...

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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 Seventh-day Adventist Physical Education Pyramid Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The “shift of focus” from physical education classes that enroll every student to programs that focus on after-school team sports for elite student athletes was a topic of concern and discussion for attendees at three recent national Seventh-day...

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    The Stranger Within Your Gates - Muslim Students in Adventist Schools and Islam in the Curriculum Kindergarten-Lifelong
    What do Adventist educational administrators and teachers need to know to deal with Muslim students in Adventist schools and Islam in the curriculum? Topics discussed: God and Allah; Jesus and Mohammed; the Bible, the Koran, and the Hadiths; sin and forgetfulness;...

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    The Use of Physical Symbols to Transmit Culture in Religious Schools: A Comparison of Adventist and Catholic Schools in America Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This is a report of research conducted in the United States to study how religious schools transmit their religious culture through religious symbols. It compares the situation of Catholic and Seventh-day Adventist schools. Principals of ten high schools...

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    The Validity of the Growing Disciples in Community Model Among Adolescents in Seventh-day Adventist Schools in North America Grade 9-Grade 12
    Purpose of the Study: There is little empirical research about discipleship, and particularly discipleship and adolescents. An understanding of Christian discipleship might, however, be an antidote for a growing trend toward consumer mentality in the...

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    Thinkers and Not Mere Reflectors Kindergarten-Grade 12
    “Across Canada, schools are looking to incorporate inquiry-based learning into their curriculum”, allowing “Adventist schools to return to their roots and the original purpose of Adventist Education.”

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    Toward Gender-Inclusiveness in Adventist Education Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article appeals for Adventist education to be gender-inclusive. This includes strategies, teaching materials, teaching practices, vocational awareness, and role modles. Adventist schools, committed to educating the whole person, must not follow modern...

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    Transforming Classroom Practice - Is it possible to link biblical principles and a school behaviour plan to encourage students to live in the presence of God? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Bree Hills, principal at Canberra Christian School wanted her students to grasp the idea that biblical beliefs guide how we think and act. With this thought in mind, she led her staff in developing a whole school yearly theme that encourages her...

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    Using Pedometers to Promote Physical Activity at School Grade 4-Grade 12
    The continued increase in childhood obesity demands our attention and action. Because children spend most of their waking hours in school, if we want them to eat better and exercise more, that’s the logical place to initiate change. The intervention...

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    VG2 Adventist Schools Do Make a Difference! A Report on Valuegenesis Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Do Adventist schools make a difference? V. Bailey Gillespie shares results from the first and second Valuegenesis studies on faith, values, and commitment in Adventist schools. Over 30,000 respondents from across North America participated in this two-phase...

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    Voluntary lateral transfer of students from selected Seventh-day Adventist secondary day schools - Parent and student attitudes and reasons (Attrition, California) Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The purpose of this study was to examine student and parent perceptions of the educational philosophy, academic program, social climate, spiritual climate, moral climate, staff adequacy, or other factors that might contribute to discontinuance of attendance...

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

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    What Makes a School Christian? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    On a Christian campus every worker, including support personnel, should communicate visible concern for the present and eternal interests of each student. For students to learn the values of efficiency, cooperation, punctuality, and diligence, their work supervisors...

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    What Makes Your School so Special? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A chance encounter with an evolutionist leaves a teacher thinking about his question.

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    When is an Agreement an Agreement? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Lloyd Robinson addresses the sensitive issue of terms of employment, including whether or not Adventist schools should consider legal action against teachers or administrators who break contractual agreements.

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    Where Are All the Children Gone? Preschool-Tertiary
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation speaks about enrollment in Adventist schools in North America, which has been on a precipitous slide for the past 30 plus years, despite the fact that church membership has gone up by 70% during that same period...

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    Why Adventist Education - An Eternal Focus Preschool-Tertiary
    What makes the focus on an eternal dimension so attractive to many parents – and how does Adventist education weave this theme in? This is the 11th one-page article in an 11-part series clarifying the philosophy and practice of Adventist education, designed...

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    Why Adventist Education - Curriculum Emphasis Preschool-Tertiary
    All schools deal with curriculum. So what is the contribution that Adventist education makes to curriculum? This is the 6th one-page article in an 11-part series clarifying the philosophy and practice of Adventist education, designed for parents of students...

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    Why Adventist Education - Home, School and Church Working Together Preschool-Tertiary
    Why is it that the home, the Adventist school and the local church working together are such a strong combination in developing character and spirituality? This is the 10th one-page article in an 11-part series clarifying the philosophy and practice of Adventist...

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    Why Adventist Education - Reflecting God's Grace through Discipline Preschool-Tertiary
    What is unique and distinctive about discipline in an Adventist school? This one-page article is the 4th in an 11 article series, that can be shared in any order (after the introduction) with parents of students attending Adventist schools. It is undated,...

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    Why Adventist Education - Reinforcing Christian Family Values Preschool-Tertiary
    Why do Adventist schools support Christian family values? This is the 9th one-page article in an 11-part series clarifying the philosophy and practice of Adventist education, designed for parents of students attending Adventist schools. Undated, ready to print...

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    Why Adventist Education - Service Learning Preschool-Tertiary
    Why is service such a key component of Adventist education, both within the context of curriculum and the extended service trips we take to provide hands on experience and empathy? This is the 7th one-page article in an 11-part series clarifying the philosophy...

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    Why Adventist Education - The Big Picture Preschool-Grade 12
    This is the first article in an 11-part series clarifying the philosophy and practice of Adventist education, designed for parents of students attending Adventist schools. Undated, one page, ready to print or link parents to; available in color and black/white...

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    Why Adventist Education - The Difference for Your Child Preschool-Tertiary
    What is it that makes each child special to Adventist teachers? This one-page article is the 3rd in an 11 article series, that can be shared in any order (after the introduction) with parents of students attending Adventist schools. It is undated, ready to...

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    Why Adventist Education - The Special Character Preschool-Tertiary
    What makes Adventist education special? This is the 2nd in an 11 article series for parent of students attending Adventist schools. Each undated, one-page article can be shared in any order, is available in color and black/white editions, and ready to print...

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    Why Adventist Education - The Spiritual Nurture of Your Child Preschool-Tertiary
    Why is intentionally nurturing the spirituality of each child a priority in Adventist schools? This is the 5th in an 11-part series of articles written for parents of students attending Adventist schools. Undated, one page, ready to print or link parents to;...

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    Why Adventist Education - The Teacher as Role Model Preschool-Tertiary
    Why is the role modeling of the Adventist teacher so critical when considering the overall influence on our students? This is the 8th one-page article in an 11-part series clarifying the philosophy and practice of Adventist education, designed for parents...

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    Why Adventist Education Should Be Special - A Polemic With Some Practical Suggestions Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Adventist Education has historically been egalitarian; however, surveys show that a vast majority of Adventist schools do not employ an Adventist teacher trained in Special Education, limiting the ability of special needs students to get the resources they...

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    World Education Statistical Chart 2014 Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This table shows for each division the total number of teachers, and numbers of teachers at elementary, secondary and tertiary level as wells as the total number of students and then the number of students at the elementary, secondary, and tertiary levels.