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How We ServeThe Office of Education, directed by Hamlet Canosa, EdD., vice president for Education, functions to serve diverse needs of the K-16 education system of Columbia Union. Providing mission-driven, strategic consultations in program development; personnel; school accreditation; teacher certification; in addition to formulating system policies are among a host of services rendered to local conferences that comprise the Columbia Union. The Office of Education is wholly committed to advance the cause of Seventh-day Adventist education throughout our field.
Publications and Forms
The Columbia Union Office of Education provides the following publications and forms used by Columbia Union conferences and schools.
NOTE: The following publications are produced by Columbia Union Office of Education. For publications produced by the NAD Office of Education or other entities, see Resources/Links under the Education tab above.
Columbia Union Elementary Textbook List (2013 - 2014)
Columbia Union School Board Manual
Effective School Boards - Powerpoint Complement to School Board Manual
Guidelines for Servicing the Academically Challenged
Handbook for Senior Academy Registrars
Hiring--Path to Success
NAD Secondary Standards Final
NAD Elementary Textbook List 2014 - 2015
NAD Secondary Textbook List
Recommended Elements of a K-12 System
Supervision and Evaluation of Instructional Personnel (4th edition)
Ten Reasons Why Small Schools Work
Certificated Employee Contract
Columbia Union Outstanding Administrator Award
Columbia Union Outstanding Administrator Nomination Application
Columbia Union Outstanding Educator Award
Columbia Union Supply List
Doctoral Assistance Update Form
Doctoral Financial Assistance Form
Risk Management Field Trip Planner
Risk Management Safety Inspection Audit
Sample School Constitutions
School Asbestos Management & EPA Regulations
School Inventory Form
Volunteer Ministry Information Form
Application for Senior Academy Status
Course Verification for Home-schooled Students
Griggs Columbia Union Program Application
Junior Academy Programs/Application to Teach Secondary Subjects/Curriculum Audit and Update
School Evaluation Documents
Marketing Standard Form--
all schools must complete and include in the Self-Study
Complete Senior Academy Annual Progress Report NEW!
Complete Junior Academy Annual Progress Report NEW!
Junior Academy Manual 6.1.1 NEW!
Small Schools Evaluation Criteria (1-4 teachers)
Note: see respective conference sites for additional school & teacher forms used at the local conference level