Department of Education

In the General Conference, the branch that, with its director, associate directors, and staff, fosters and directs the worldwide Seventh-day Adventist educational system. The department counsels with the officers of the General Conference relative to educational matters and leads in formulating the major educational policies of the denomination; assists the General Conference Appointees Committee in selecting educational workers for overseas duty; makes recommendations to the General Conference Executive Committee relative to requests made by schools to offer programs on the tertiary level; issues promotional posters and leaflets; prepares annual analytical reports of the educational systems of SDA schools in various countries (known as the World Report ) and assists school officials in ev...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.