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"Character building is the most important work ever entrusted to human beings; and never before was its diligent study so important as now. Never was any previous generation called to meet issues so momentous; never before were young men and young women confronted by perils so great as confront them today." Education, p. 225


The secondary segment of the Office of Education serves the academies and junior academies within the Southern Union, and works in conjunction with the education personnel at each of the eight conferences.

There are 17 day and boarding academies; 13 are conference-sponsored and four are self-supporting. The Southern Union, upon invitation, consults with the self-supporting academies regarding operations. The associate director for secondary education serves on the board of each conference academy. For additional information on our academies please check our resource page.

Another 20 junior academies are supported by secondary education. The secondary administrative assistant acts as registrar for these schools, keeping grade records up-to-date. The secondary education office also regulates school evaluations and accreditation for all schools Pre-K-12.

For Secondary Education resources and tools, click on the icon below.

Secondary Textbook List

Distance Learning




Contact us:

Keith Hallam   Sarah Wallis

Associate Director
Secondary Education
Southern Union Conference of
Seventh-day Adventists

Email: khallam@southernunion.com
T: 770-408-1800, Ext. 158
F: 770-408-1801
302 Research Dr.
Norcross, GA 30092


Administrative Assistant
Secondary Education
Southern Union Conference of
Seventh-day Adventists

Email: swallis@southernunion.com
T: 770-408-1800 Ext. 157
F: 770-408-1801
302 Research Dr.
Norcross, GA 30092

Southern Union Conference is committed to reflecting the character of God; our ministry is to provide leadership and service to the conferences and institutions of the eight southern states, supporting them as they proclaim the everlasting gospel.




  • 4-> Independence Day
  • 16-17-> SU-LIR Sub-committee Meeting, Norcross, GA
  • 23-25-> Secondary Encounter Bible Curriculum - Teacher Training, Norcross, GA
  • 23-> NAD Commission on Accreditation, Columbia, MD


  • 6-9-> NAD Teachers' Convention, Chicago, IL
  • 13-> First Day of School
  • 21-22-> SU ECE Advisory/VIDYO