R. Neil Carlile, Director
BYU Religious Continuing Education Programs annually provides approximately 300 religious education programs to more than 70,000 adult and youth patrons throughout the United States and Canada. These programs are designed to be spiritually strengthening, to inspire lifelong learning and service, to extend the blessings of learning to members of the Church, and to develop friends for the university and the Church. The primary programs offered are Adult Religion Classes, Best of Especially for Youth programs, Scripture Seminars, and Family Relation Seminars.
The department also organizes BYU Education Week, which has been held since 1922. Featuring 1,000 classes and 200 presenters, this program serves approximately 22,000 students coming from each of the United States and several other countries. Additionally, more than 200 Education Week presentations are broadcast on BYU Television to the United States and an international audience.