Office of Education

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
                  Mount Vernon Academy    
                  Pine Forge Academy    
                  Richmond Adventist Academy    
                  Spencerville Adventist Academy
                  Spring Valley Academy    
                  Shenandoah Valley Academy 
                  Takoma Academy    
Unions and Colleges/Universities within North America
                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 College  
                Pacific Union -
                                La Sierra University    
                                Loma Linda University     
                                Pacific Union College    
                Southern Union -
                                Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences
                                Oakwood College    
                                Southern Adventist University
                SDA Church of Canada -
                                Canadian University College  
                Southwestern Union -    
                                Southwestern Adventist University
North American Division   
Griggs University and International Academy