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In Adventist News: October 2018

In Adventist News

Last summer’s convention was a popular topic in this month’s NAD union publications. Read all about the event, plus more!

Higher Ed Leaders Vote on Making Collaboration a Priority by Debbie Michel
After four days of presentations at the Future of Seventh-day Adventist Higher Education Summit, “school administrators and church leaders voted overwhelmingly in favor of forming a ‘strategic alliance’ to strengthen the overall educational system.”

Helping Youth Find Purpose by Judith Silfrene
Suicide is the second leading cause of death about Americans ages 15-34. Just as positive intergenerational relationships are a key factor in retaining younger church members, they can also help the younger generations find their God-given purpose and stay alive.

Some newspaper, stacked on bokeh backgroundMy Experience at Teachers’ Convention by Jesse Tasche
Attending convention as a preservice teacher, the author found herself impacted by Elizabeth Talbot’s message on the importance of Jesus, His teachings, and His sacrifice.

What Milo Is Doing by Randy Thorton
Taking both modern research and Ellen White’s counsel to heart, an Adventist boarding academy in rural Oregon is nurturing positive work habits in their students.

Growing Young Adventists: Our Future Depends on It by Ken Rogers
Although not specific to education, this article is an interesting read.

K-12 Teachers Gather in Chicago by LouAnn Howard
About 300 of the educators traveled from the Mid-America Union.

School Spirit by Shannon Kelly
A change in requirements left this preservice teacher doubting her calling, but she ultimately followed God’s leading.

Children and Anxiety by Ginger Ketting-Weller
Has increased technology brought more knowledge of disaster, pain, criticism and general evil than children can handle?

NAD Teachers’ Convention 2018: Encounter Jesus, Experience Excellence by Betty Bayer
This recap of the convention includes comments from teachers.

Why I Am a Seventh-day Adventist Teacher by Warren Ashworth
A college professor shares some of the lessons he’s learned.

Educators Gather To “Encounter Jesus and Experience Excellence” at Teachers’ Convention in Chicago by Debbie Michel
Hear from several attendees about what they found especially beneficial at the convention.

Teachers Find New Inspiration in Chicago by Gleaner Editorial Staff
NPUC educators react to August’s convention.

Psychology Professor Brings Technology, Innovation to the Classroom by Kyler Alvord
Read how this Walla Walla University professor’s training as an Apple Teacher has aided him in providing innovative learning experiences to his students.

What My Young Students Have Taught Me by Jennifer Gennick
Sometimes it is the teachers who do the learning!

Field Trip by V. Michelle Bernard
Columbia Union’s recap of the convention includes takeaways of some of the main sessions.


Adventist Educator Blog editorial staff include a team working from each continent to curate Adventist education news, compile digest posts of Adventist education journal articles, and edit posts from Adventist educators in each world division.

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