Here you will find various resources that the SDACC Office of Education has curated to assist Pastors as they promote Adventist education in their church or district.
Partners in Ministry - Information:
Partners in Ministry - Resources:
- Initiatives to Promote Adventist Education and Teaching
The SDA Church in Canada Office of Education has several initiatives to promote Adventist education and teaching.
Adventist Education Sabbath
Excellence in Education Awards
Future Teacher Scholarship
More information on these initiatives can be found on our website or by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
- SDACC Office of Education Poster Series
The SDACC Office of Education has created several poster series to encourage individuals to choose a career in teaching. If you are interested in putting these posters up in your church or school, please contact email@example.com.
- Teacher Preparation, Recruitment, and Retention
As authorized by the November 15 2021, action of the Board of Education, the Office of Education has summarized the results of the brainstorming sessions and survey, and worked with the Education Council Executive to summarize, prioritize, and operationalize the results. Because many of the strategies suggested overlapped in the areas of preparation, recruitment, and retention, the results were grouped into five focus areas which are articulated in this implementation plan.
- EGW Quotes on Education
- Mutual Appreciation Ideas
A list of simple ways for teachers and pastors to appreciate each other. Small things can go a long way in strengthening the ministry partnership.
Partners in Ministry - Articles:
Below are articles that can assist pastors in promoting Adventist education.
- 2 Ministries/ONE Mission - George R. Knight
This article is adapted from the author's keynote address at the Atlantic Union Conference Pastor/Teacher Convention held in Providence, Rhode Island, in August 2009. The oral style has been retained.
This article is taken from The Journal of Adventist Education - April/May 2010
- The gatekeeper - Shane Anderson
What if pastors could reverse the decline in church school enrollment?
This article is taken from Ministry magazine - June 2017
- Affirming the pastor: "Gatekeeper" to Seventh-day Adventist education - Lisa Beardsley-Hardy
This article is taken from Ministry magazine - June 2017.
- Building Bridges - Bonita Joyner Shields
This article is taken from The Journal of Adventist Education - Summer 2012.
- Would I do it all over again? A Parent's Perspective
This article is taken from the Adventist Review - July 26, 2012.
- Education for What? - George R. Knight
Thoughts on the Purpose and Identity of Adventist Education.
This article is taken from The Journal of Adventist Education - October/December 2016
- Joining and Remaining - John Wesley Taylor V
A Look at the Data on the Role of Adventist Education.
This article is taken from The Journal of Adventist Education - April/June 2017