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  • Adventist Resource
    Administrative Leadership Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Janine Lim addresses three ways principals and administrators can facilitate the use of technology in the curriculum: training, funding and support, and curriculum integration. Also included in this column is a useful list of web-based resources. The column...

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    Administrator Perceptions of Internet-Based Distance Education in Adventist Colleges and Universities : a Mixed-Method Study Tertiary
    Problem: The quality of Internet-based distance education (IBDE) will increasingly become the standard by which students choose a program as higher educational options multiply due to the dramatic growth in distance education. A system-wide examination of perceptions of IBDE in Adventist higher education is important to administrators for future institutional strategic planning purposes, systemic adoption of policies and practices that promote excellence, and identifying collaborative efforts.

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    Carlos Puyol Buil - Dialogue with a Spanish pastor, scholar, and administrator Grade 11-Lifelong
    Carlos Puyol Buil answers questions regarding his life, ministry, and career.

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    Character Building: A Call to Action Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article is a call to accountability and action, for the academe to intentionally prepare students to be principled, responsible citizens. Adventist colleges and universities are tasked with building and reshaping character. Teachers should model for their...

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    Coming of Age -- Learning Disabilities at the Postsecondary Level Tertiary
    This article from the JAE special exceptional child issue examines the large increase in the number of learning-disabled students in college. This is due to the "coming of age" of elementary and secondary students identified as learning disabled;...

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

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    Creating an Environment for Excellence Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Teachers' attitudes and perceptions about workplace climate and job-related tasks are important elements in creating an environment of excellence. Using a framework for teaching and learning in K-12 classrooms, the author examines factors that lead to teacher...

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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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    Education Code for Seventh-day Adventist Schools in Canada Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This manual for elementary and secondary school leaders includes application and authorization for senior academy status, denominational status approval, junior academy application, establishment and maintenance guide, pre/junior/kindergarten assessment, guidelines...

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    Educational Facilities Do Teach Kindergarten-Tertiary
    David Streifling addresses how educational facilities - campuses, buildings, and classrooms - can enhance or inhibit teaching and learning. Streifling discusses how elements such as setting, architectural structure, energy conservation, placement of religious...

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    Faculty and Administrators Views of Faculty at Work Regarding Motivations, Expectations, and Satisfactions of Faculty Members in Seventh-day Adventist Colleges and Universities Tertiary
    Purpose: The purpose of this study was to determine those aspects of the faculty work environment that administrators and faculties perceived as positive or negative as related to faculty motivations, expectations, and satisfactions.

    Procedure:...

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    Former Christian Colleges and Universities: Why Are There So Many? Tertiary-Lifelong
    David Larson examines how Christian colleges and universities become secular institutions by discussing four books on the subject. Questions that church leaders and campus administrators should ask and answer are 1) whether both the church and the campus really...

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    Handbook for Principals of Seventh-day Adventist Schools - North American Division Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This NAD resource assists school administrators in meeting their responsibilities as educational leaders in the Adventist K - 12 school system in North America. Topics include: Leadership; Management; Co-Curricular Programs; Constituency Relationships; Curriculum;...

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

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

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    Is Adventist Education Too Expensive? Tertiary-Lifelong
    An intensive campaign to sell the idea that attendance at denominational schools really is affordable. A summary of the reasons for the increase in tuition costs is presented. Ideas on how Seventh-day Adventist college and university administrators must respond to fulfill their commitment to offer educational opportunity to every qualified application from their constituencies are provided.

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    JAE Editorial: Adventist Education--Four Essentials Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Dulan comments on the high level of commitment primary, secondary, and tertiary level teachers bring to Adventist institutions, and the need for administrators to acknowledge that commitment through words and acts of encouragement and support. Articles included...

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    JAE Editorial: Character Builders Kindergarten-Lifelong
    One of the main purposes of Christian education is to build characters for heaven. Hamlet Canosa uses the example of Samuel, Eli, Elkanah, Hannah, and Eli's sons, Hofni and Phinehas, to demonstrate the importance of educators, parents, and leaders working...

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    JAE Editorial: The Heart of the Institution Kindergarten-Lifelong
    What does it mean for the library to be the heart of an institution? This JAE special issue on school libraries attempts to help educators and administrators gain new insights about the value of a vibrant library.

    Articles in this issue include:


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    JAE Legal Update: Home Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Are home schools legal and how should educators relate to them? Due to a variety of social and economic factors, the home school movement is growing. State compulsory school attendance laws and the state's interest in compulsory education, and the parents'...

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    JAE Legal Update: School Administrators vs. Student Privacy Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Both common law and the statutes of most states recognize invasion of privacy as grounds for legal action. The intrusion must be offensive or objectionable to a reasonable person and the action taken must invade an area in which a person is entitled to privacy....

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    JAE Legal Update: Sexual Misconduct and Wrongful Termination: Important Legal Issues for Church Administrators Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Ruth Parish outlines and defines structures organizations should have in place before allegations arise of sexual misconduct.

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    Leadership style of information technology administrators in selected Adventist educational institutions in the Southern Asia-Pacific Region Tertiary
    This study was conducted with the purpose to investigate the relationship between the leadership style of Information Technology (IT) administrators in selected Adventist colleges/universities in the Philippines, and the perception of the consumers about IT services in the mentioned institutions.

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

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    Master Planning: A Design for the Future Kindergarten-Lifelong
    How to develop a master plan that provides for future planning. A good master plan should reflect the institution's mission, educational program, land use, and facility development. A master plan format is presented. Campus design must take into account various...

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    Modeling Christ - Our Responsibility Kindergarten-Grade 12
    David Jeffrey shares valuable principles from Counsels on Education that serve as important reminders for the new school year: patience and love, modeling Christ, redemptive...

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    NAD K-12 Educators' Certification Manual Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Read or print the current K-12 certification requirements online for North American Adventist educators. It includes general information on application procedures, eligibility requirements, denominational teaching certificates, endorsements (regular, specialty,...

  • National Association of Secondary School Principals Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This website for secondary school principals includes links to conventions, scholarships and awards, hot topics in education, student activities, school safety resources, and a bulletin board. NASSP serves education leaders in middle level schools and high...

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    Physical Fitness - Whose Responsibility? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Is physical fitness the responsibility of school, home, or the individual? Everyone associated with the school has the responsibility of providing young people with the training and environment necessary to help them learn and embrace sound health principles....

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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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    Professional Ethics for Educational Administrators Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Adventist educational administrators need to develop and adopt a code of ethics founded upon Christian principles and tailored to the specifics of their culture and local situation. A tentative list of ethical principles are integrity, professional competence,...

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    Society of Adventist Communicators - SAC Tertiary-Lifelong
    Join The Society of Adventist Communicators, an organization committed to networking Seventh-day Adventist communication professionals, primarily in North America, who work in the communication industry as writers, editors, videographers, web designers,...

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    STCA Administrator Evaluation Form Tertiary-Lifelong
    Need to evaluate yourself, school principal? Here's a downloadable form to have your teachers evaluate your performance. A valuable (and too often neglected) professional development tool for principals, vice-principals and any other school personnel in administrative...

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

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

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

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    The More Difficult Path Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Morian Perepelitza shares the inspirational story of legendary mountaineer and master trail maker Lawrence Grassi, and the lessons learned by following one of his trails. He suggests that by living as Leonard Grassi did we, too, can be master trail makers.

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    The Oregon Plan for Staff Development Tertiary-Lifelong
    The authors share their innovative and practical program for staff development built on four basic truths: students deserve the best, constituents demand the best, a changing society requires changes in the classroom and, teachers must continuously improve...

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    The status of senior music education in Seventh-day Adventist high schools - Perceptions of administrators Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The present study addresses the current status of year 10-12 classroom music education in the Seventh-day Adventist school system in Australia and New Zealand, as perceived by education administrators. The main purpose of the study was to identify the current...

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

  • What Great Principals Do Differently Tertiary-Lifelong
    What are the specific qualities and practices of great principals which elevate them above the rest? Blending school-centered studies and experience working with hundreds of administrators, the author reveals the 15 things that the most successful principals...

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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 to do with a Failing Teacher or Principal Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article suggests exploring the reasons why failing teachers or principals are unsuccessful. They include (1) inadequate training; (2) wrong assignment; (3) lack of peer and administrative support; (4) mismatch between profession and personality, and (4)...

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

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