Presentations by the
Committee on Masonic Education and Publications

The Most Worshipful Grand Lodge
of Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons of
The Commonwealth of Virginia

Synopsis of Class Presentations
The Reid J. Simmons Academy of Masonic Leadership

The Committee on Masonic Education and Publications will once again offer Masonic Education classes at the Reid James Simmons Academy of Masonic Leadership at Fork Union Military Academy on 3 - 6 August 2003. (See registration information elsewhere on the Website.) The four general education classes will be given on both Monday and Tuesday, alternating between morning and afternoon presentations to enable the Brethren to partake of all four. All Senior and Junior Wardens who attend will be offered additional help in planning their years. These four classes will be managed by Right Worshipful Edmund Cohen, Division Provost and are as follows:

General Education Classes

Presenter

Lodge Protocol To be announced
Lodge Budgeting Process Member of the Grand Lodge Committee on
Finance
Methodical Digest Right Worshipful Walter S. Downs,
Chairman Committee on Jurisprudence
Planning Your Year Right Worshipful Edmund Cohen,
Division Provost
   

 

In addition, the Committee is planning to hold "train-the-trainer" classes designed for LEOs and DEOs. The LEO classes will be managed by Right Worshipful William T. Ellison, Jr, Division Provost and Administrative Assistant to the Grand Master. The list of classes is as follows:

LEO Classes

Introduction to the LEO Manual
LEO and the Lodge Education Team
Lodge Education Programs
Candidate Instruction
Worshipful Master and the LEO
LEO and Lodge Officer Training
Lodge Library and Masonic Resources
Lodge Education Evaluations

 

 

The DEO classes will be managed by Right Worshipful Thomas F. Blizzard, Grand Provost and Chairman of the Committee on Masonic Education and Publications. The list of classes is as follows:

DEO Classes

Introduction to the DEO Manual
DEO and the District Team
District Education Programs
DEO Planned Lodge Visits
Training for LEOs
Working with the Division Provost
Area Education Programs
Masonic Education Resources

 

Special Note to DEOs and LEOs:

If you are an LEO or DEO and are planning to attend these classes, it would be greatly appreciated if you would notify me by phone/email/letter/postcard that you are planning to attend. Your advance notice will ensure that we have enough handouts for each attendee. Please respond no later than 18 July 2003.

William Talbott Ellison, Jr, PDDGM
Grand Provost
Home: 540-949-0781
Work: 540-942-6743
FAX: 540-942-6769
E-mail: wellison@adelphia.net

 

 

Registration Form

E-mail your questions

If you plan to attend, please register in advance by filling out the registration form and mail or FAX it to:

RW Wayne Howard "Andy" Anderson
3 Harris Road
Portsmouth, Virginia 23702-2215

Home Phone: 757-646-1438
FAX: 757-393-6956

 

 

     
     
     
     
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