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January 2016




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5427 Twin Knolls Road
Columbia, MD  21045
Tel: (410) 997-3414
Tel: (301) 596-0800

Office Hours:
Mon - Thur, 8 am - 5:30 pm
Fridays Closed

How We Serve

The 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.


As an added service, the following links to the offices of education for local conferences comprising the Columbia Union, senior academies, Kettering College of Medical Arts and Washington Adventist University are provided. Links to the North American Division Office of Education and union conference offices of education are also listed.
Adventist Book Center
Conferences within the Columbia Union
                  Allegheny East Conference   
                  Allegheny West Conference
                  Chesapeake Conference 
                  Mountain View Conference
                  New Jersey Conference  
                  Ohio Conference    
                  Pennsylvania Conference    
                  Potomac Conference    
Columbia Union Academies
                  Blue Mountain Academy   
                  Highland View Academy
                  Pine Forge Academy    
                  Richmond Adventist Academy    
                  Spencerville Adventist Academy
                  Spring Valley Academy    
                  Shenandoah Valley Academy 
                  Takoma Academy    
Unions and Colleges/Universities within North Americ
Atlantic Union –
Atlantic Union College --  
Columbia Union –
Washington Adventist University --
Kettering College --
Lake Union --             
Andrews University --
Mid-American Union -
Union College --
North Pacific Union -
Walla Walla University --
Pacific Union --
La Sierra University --
Loma Linda University --
Pacific Union College --        
Southern Union --
Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences --
Oakwood College --
Southern Adventist University --
Southwestern Union -    
Southwestern Adventist University --
SDA Church of Canada --
Canadian University College --
North American Division   
Griggs University and International Academy