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The An Tir Handbook, 3rd Edition, May XXXIII/1998

Administration

LESSER OFFICES

Preceptor of The College of Pages

The Preceptor of the College of Pages is responsible for guiding and educating children ages twelve to seventeen about aspects of both our historical period of study and about the Society, while helping them to enjoy their medieval experience. Through the use of a structured a system of challenges and tests the pages develop demonstrable knowledge of our medieval world and the skills to function within it. The College has developed a ranking system based on these tests. This is designed to recognize and praise the service contributions of these younger members of our society. The Kingdom Preceptor is responsible for coordinating the rank challenges throughout the Kingdom.
Principality Preceptors of Pages:
arrange and participate on panels for Pages Trials within their own Principality at Crown events or when requested (subject to modern concerns). They assist in Challenge rank selection, self-assessment, networking and trial preparations.
Regional Provosts of Pages.
The Provosts of Pages (Regional levels) arrange and participate on panels for Pages Trials within their own Region at Crown events or when requested (subject to modern concerns). They assist in challenge rank selection, self-assessment, networking and trial preparations.
Branch Dean of Pages
Branch Dean of Pages provide educational and enjoyable period activities for children ages twelve to seventeen at local events. They identify and plan appropriate activities, games, classes and workshops for young people. Branch Deans provide guidance for all youths within their branch, regardless of enrollment status as members of the College of Pages. They organize and participate in the rank challenges. Where there is no Dean of Pages, the Provost of Pages should provide this service for events within their Region.

Special Job Requirements

The Preceptors, Provosts and Deans must enjoy working with children and teenagers. Patience, firmness and a sense of humor are vital in dealing with this age group.

Reports

All branch reports should include information on: new initiates; ranking challenges achieved; trials results; ideas, questions and concerns of fellow officers, parents, pages of all ranks and the general populace of the S.C.A.; and a summary of activities and events attended.

Every report should include all paperwork and forms, including the written permission to publish information contained in the reports in the Quarterly Pages Gazette.

Resources

Pages Gazette
There are a number of resources available on the Internet (both WWW pages and e-mail lists) for S.C.A. officers. We recommend visiting both the S.C.A. Known World site at http://www.sca.org and the An Tir Kingdom site at http://www.antir.sca.org.

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