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Church Educational System (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1970-

Administrative History

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:

Proposed pilot plan for junior colleges

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197223107738]
Identifier: UA 1168
Scope and Contents

Bound proposal to set up a system of junior colleges to better educate Mormon students. The proposed system would have been under the auspices of the Church Educational System.

Dates: 1963

Seymour Kenneth Robbins autobiographical sketch

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230329986]
Identifier: MSS SC 2999
Scope and Contents

Contains brief information on his early life in Salt Lake City, education, church service, family, and employment.

Dates: 1999; 1999

Sound recordings of Church Educational System firesides, 1993-2012

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1197 Series 2 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains firesides of the Church Education System. Dated 1993 to 2012.

Dates: 1993-2012

Summary of survey of basic educational needs of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1266
Scope and Contents

Summary of the report prepared by J. Elliot Cameron on the educational needs of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Dates: 1964

This is my glory / Brigham Young University, 1973

 Sub-Series — Reel 34: Series 2 [Barcode: 31197233634358]
Identifier: UA 5625 Series 2 Sub-Series 21
Scope and Contents

Film was released in 1973, and was produced by Brigham Young University Motion Picture Department. The collection has one copy on a film reel.

Dates: 1973

Oral history interview with Lester Whetten

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232504263]
Identifier: MSS 6156
Abstract

This is an interview that Don Norton had with Lester Whetten in 1983 concerning the struggle of LDS students as they tried to coincide their testimonies and education during the 1930s. 10 pages.

Dates: 1983