Institute Of Education

educationNew abilities and data can spark a lifetime of change. California Masons had been no less energetic in their assist of Public Colleges. In 1920 Charles A. Adams, Grand Master of Masons in California made Public Colleges a Masonic challenge for the first time. Approximately 600 colleges had been closed throughout California – a rare number for that time.

With that history and precedent to assist him, Grand Master Adams determined that California Masons should take a public stance in assist of strengthening the Public Colleges system in this state. On those grounds it was simple for Grand Master Adams on August 30, 1920 to concern the first Masonic Public Colleges Week Proclamation.

The history of Masonry’s assist of Public Colleges did not end there. In 1985 when Fred Kleinknecht was elected to serve as Grand Commander of the Scottish Rite, Public Colleges had been underneath assault by varied non …