Adventist education prepares students for a useful and joy-filled life, fostering friendship with God, whole-person development, Bible-based values, and selfless service in accordance with the Seventh-day Adventist mission to the world.
Michigan K-10 schools have fulfilled the requirements, provisions, and standards prescribed by the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventist and by the National Council for Private School Accreditation.
Linda Fuchs serves as the Superintendent of Schools for the Michigan Conference. She was born and raised in New England, moving to Michigan to teach at Pontiac Junior Academy after graduating from Atlantic Union College. She has taught at Adelphian Junior Academy, Farmington Hills, and Ruth Murdoch Elementary School before coming to the conference education department in 2003. Linda received her master's degree in Educational Leadership from Wayne State University. She and her husband Chris have two grown children, Wayne and Crystal, and four grandchildren. (On October 1, 2015 Linda will transfer to the Lake Union Conference as the LUC Education Superintendent.)
Diane has had a variety of experiences throughout her career as an educator. She has served as a home school parent, school secretary/treasurer, gymnastics coach, teacher, principal, and most recently as Associate Superintendent of Schools for the Michigan Conference. Diane believes that she is called by the Lord to serve and share the love of Jesus with educators, school boards, students, and their families. Diane and her husband Marc have three adult children and one granddaughter. Diane enjoys spending time with her family, walking, biking, and being out in God’s second book - nature. (On October 1, 2015 Diane will become the Michigan Conference Education Superintendent.)