In Adventist News: October-December 2022

North American Division publications recently included the following articles that may be of interest to Adventist educators. Enjoy reading!

In Adventist News December 19, 2022

The Inevitability of Educational Renewal by Greg Baldeo
The pandemic provided a perfect opportunity for educational change and innovation—perhaps nothing similar has been presented before. Adventist education is too critical to the mission of the church for us not to strategically make necessary changes to develop and enhance governance, pedagogy, and product value.”

Students With a Purpose by Loretta Knopp
This meaningful project provided students with a chance to both self-reflect and be heard. An inspiring example of student writing is included.

Online Education: A World of Possibilities by David Elias
At Prairie Adventist Christian eSchool, one of two Adventist distance learning schools in Canada, “every family can receive a high quality, Christ-centered education from wherever they are.”

A Passion for Education by Anaya Miller
Amidst a nationwide teacher shortage, a new graduate degree program is available for those who are interesting in becoming certified teachers but did not study education in their undergraduate program. “Taught completely online, Southern’s new MAT program can be completed anywhere in the United States; the University will help participants arrange field training in person at a school near them. Additionally, options are available for students to begin working as teachers while completing their clinical hours.”

Educators Trained to Build a Spiritual Climate by Brennan Hallock
Building a spiritual school climate was the theme of this year’s teacher in-service in the Central California Conference. The goal is to create an environment “where our children are part of a church, school, and home environment where everyone is supporting each other.”

Train Up a Child: Setting a Foundation for Eternal Life by Shelly-Ann Young
Proverbs 22:6 encapsulates the author’s life journey to becoming a teacher. She feels it is “a pleasure to be part of the Adventist community of educators who are being used daily as vessels through whom God can minister to prepare students for eternity.”

The Marriage of Two Schools by Paola Mora Zepeda and Roger R. Wade
Two schools in the same area, but belonging to two different conferences, are functioning as one under a new name. Read the process this partnership involved, as well as their plans for the future.

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