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Kansas Masonic Literacy Center's Three Pillars


Service for Schools,
Teachers, and Students


Comprehensive Plans for Target Schools

Books for children

Professional learning opportunities for educators

Family literacy programs


Partnership with the
Masons of Kansas

Read with students

Host family literacy events in the community

Distribute books

Service for Families and Communities at the
Kansas Masonic
Literacy Center


Learning Experiences

Enrichment activities


Summer literacy camps


Literacy Events

National literacy events

Young author's conference

Guest authors

Published author's conference



Parent/caregiver workshops

Online resource sharing

Research for the Betterment of Literacy Development


Data Collection at Target Schools and the Kansas Masonic Literacy Center

Research opportunity for
ESU faculty and other researchers

Use research to
plan implementation of programs
in schools and communities

Create archive of data
for future researchers
to analyze and publish

Study long-term effects
of literacy interventions

Mailing Address:

Kansas Masonic Literacy Center
Emporia State University
1 Kellogg Circle
Campus Box 4036
Emporia, KS 66801

Physical Address:

Kansas Masonic Literacy Center
(on the ESU main campus)
1701 Morse Road
Visser Hall, Rm 113