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Shriners International Education Foundation

Explore new ideas and improve operational efficiencies while networking with like-minded men.
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Education is often referred to as a key to success. Knowledge is seen as power.

The Shriners International Education Foundation (SIEF) improves lives by promoting, supporting and fostering education, training, study, research, and leadership skills for aspiring leaders within Shriners International and members of the Masonic family, including both men and women from appendant allied and affiliated bodies, and nonprofit organizations.

At the heart of Shriners International, SIEF and Shriners Children's is a strong desire to strengthen and improve lives and abilities...a desire to make the world a better place. 

SIEF also offers opportunities to share your knowledge and experience with others as a speaker at one of our educational programs.

About the SIEF Foundation's Noble Academy

SIEF recognizes that every person seeking to increase knowledge has distinct needs, aspirations and goals. That's why we're committed to meeting you exactly where you are on your learning journey.
Custom Learning Paths

Imagine a learning experience crafted just for you – designed to align with your role, experience and future ambitions. We curate dedicated pathways for each of our Noble Academies, ensuring that the education provided is not just insightful, but also applicable, for maximum impact. This is your learning, your way!

Chapter Operations Education

Our immersive virtual and in-person events will provide you an opportunity to build knowledge in critical chapter operational areas and obtain practical skills. We help fraternal organization leaders make operational decisions, adaptations and improvements to succeed in an ever-evolving world.

Membership & Community

During SIEF Noble Academy events, we share proven and innovative ideas to drive membership growth, enhance member engagement and reduce attrition. Members of the Masonic family will receive additional tools to stay relevant and succeed in serving their communities, and increase their philanthropic efforts.

SIEF Noble Academy Learning Paths and Certificates

High-Quality Education

Learners will gain the knowledge and skills needed to implement change and growth at their organization that will lead to long-term overall improvement in the areas of membership (recruitment, retention and engagement), and marketing and communications. The courses span three learning levels: introductory, applied and strategic. Each level is recognized with a certificate: Apprentice, Fellow or Masters.
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At virtual events and the in-person conference, learners will have the opportunity to exchange information and ideas with their peers from Shriners International and other Masonic family organizations. As we work together for a common cause, our organizations will also benefit from this important collaboration and community building.

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Apprentice Certificate

In this Introductory Learning Path learners will obtain an Apprentice certificate upon completion of four virtual events.

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Fellow Certificate

In this Applied Learning Path learners will obtain a Fellow certificate upon completion of a three-day in-person conference.

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Masters Class Level Benefits & Certificate

If you're aiming for the gold standard in learning, the Masters certificate is your crowning achievement. Learners who complete all virtual seminars and the in-person conference will receive SIEF Noble Academy's highest recognition for membership and marketing, a digital recognition badge, an invite-only reception at the in-person conference, a recognition certificate, and exclusive access to a Masters Class-only private social media group.

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Education Tracks We Offer

Get Involved!

Are you interested in contributing your expertise to SIEF? We are seeking dynamic and engaging speakers to share their knowledge, experiences, and innovative perspectives with our diverse audience.

If you are interested in being a part of our esteemed lineup of speakers, we invite you to submit a proposal for any one of our educational offerings. These include: conferences, webinars, on-demad courses and speaker series. Formats are flexible and can be offered as a virtual or in-person session.

Thank you for considering our invitation, and we hope you can join us in making the SIEF learning program a valuable and enriching experience for our learners.

Proposals are reviewed monthly.

Accepted proposals will meet the following criteria:

  • Align with the mission and values of Shriners International
  • Topics are aligned with the Noble Academy: Accounting, Leadership, Membership & Marketing, and/or Technology
  • Content is solely owned and authored by the party presenting the proposal
  • Content is evidence-based with references provided
  • Speakers have the business acumen and/or experience to speak with authority on the content presented
  • Content is unique and not subject to copyright or trade agreements

Submit Your Proposal

Join Noble Academy Today!

Set your sights on your preferred learning pathway. Your journey to knowledge, expertise and lasting success begins here. Elevate your learning experience with us.