Church Educational System (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
- Existence: 1970-
The Church Educational System (est. 1970) is an educational program for students and adults in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
The Church Educational System (CES) was formed in 1970 in a reorganization of the earlier Unified Church School System. The system included primary and secondary educational institutions operated by the Church, including seminaries and institutes of religion. The system is administered by the Commissioner of Church Education, and operates under the direction of the Board of Education of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Commissioners of Church Education have included Neal A. Maxwell (1970-1976), Jeffrey R. Holland (1976-1980), Henry B. Eyring (1980-1986), J. Elliot Cameron (1986-1989), Henry B. Eyring (1992-2004), W. Rolfe Kerr (2005-2008), and Paul V. Johnson (2008- ).
Citation:Symposium on the N.T. (4th : 1980 : Brigham Young Univ.) A Symposium on the New Testament, c1980 (a.e.) t.p. (Church Educational System; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) p. v (CES)
Especially For Youth records, 1976-1986, 1995-2008 (program offered in association with Church Educational System)
Wikipedia, via WWW, Dec. 24, 2014 (Commissioners of Church Education; Neal A. Maxwell (1970-1976), Jeffrey R. Holland (1976-1980), Henry B. Eyring (1980-1986), J. Elliot Cameron (1986-1989), Henry B. Eyring (1992-2004), W. Rolfe Kerr (2005-2008), and Paul V. Johnson (2008- ))
Global Mormonism in the 21st Century, 2008: p. 230 (Church Educational System replaced Unified Church School System, 1970; Neal A. Maxwell appointed Commissioner of Church Education at same time; system operated seminary and institute programs, primary and secondary schools, and church universities)
Found in 36 Collections and/or Records:
Contains correspondence, articles, and journals relating to the Church Education System (CES). Materials date from between 1996 and 1997.
Contains meeting minutes from the Advisory Council dated 1983 to 1989. Includes information on the division's programs and activities, faculty, relationship with other Church Educational System units, and with other divisions of the university.
Includes files concerning university budget, the Church School System, campus colleges and departments, faculty, staff, fund-raising, administrative meetings, students, Treasurer's Office, New World Archaeological Foundation, and athletics. Also includes files relative to Church schools in Mexico and in the Pacific, and some of Bentley's personal files. Includes significant amounts of correspondence with Ernest L. Wilkinson (president of BYU) and others.
Contains minutes, correspondence, reports, course outlines, newsletters, speeches, pamphlets, lists, recommendations, and Division of Religion faculty applications. Correspondence concerns Student Military Relations Committee, faculty, and LDS Institute assistant administrators Alma P. Burton, Boyd K. Packer, and Dale T. Tingey.
Contains minutes of the executive committee of the Board of Trustees, dating from between 2006 and 2009. Includes information on facilities, staffing, and policies of the university and the Church Educational System.