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Literacy Center (ESU)Providing Unprecedented Literacy Development

The Kansas Masonic Literacy Center at Emporia State University (ESU) will provide unprecedented literacy development that will give richer meaning and greater potential to the futures of more than 50,000 children throughout Kansas.

The Kansas Masonic Literacy Center at ESU

The Kansas Masonic Literacy Center will be housed on the ESU campus and will aim to transform the lives of more than 50,000 children throughout Kansas in the next 10 years. The request will be $400,000 per year and will be funded through an $8.5 million endowment.

  • Foundational Pillars

    The center’s goal is to provide service and support cemented in three foundational pillars:

    • Service for schools, teachers, and students across Kansas
    • Service for families and communities at the KMLC
    • Research for the betterment of literacy development
  • Benefits to the Community

    Benefits of the center include:

    • Providing enriching, authentic literacy resources to students and teachers in schools currently struggling to meet literacy standards.
    • Increasing the percentage of Kansas children reading at or above grade level.
    • Positively impacting multi-generations of Kansans by preparing them to be successful, lifelong learners.
    • Enhancing the state’s overall literacy capacity by sharing the lessons learned from the communities served via the partnership between Kansas Masons and Emporia State University.

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