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BY LAWS of the Education Society
Article I Official Name & Membership
Section 1: The name of the Society shall be Brigham Young University-Idaho Education Society, hereinafter referred to as the Education Society.
Section 2: Membership in the Education Society will be determined according to the following requirements:
•- An accepted student of Brigham Young University- Idaho.
•- A declared Education Major or of some major or minor affiliated with Education.
Article II Purposes & Goals
Section 1: The purposes of the Education Society are as follows:
Article III Structure and Leadership
Section 1: The Education Society will be led by a President appointed by the society advisor.
Section 2: The society will create committees as needed and invite an individual to serve as committee leader. Committees will include; Opportunity, Interest, Christ-like and Society Relations.
Section 3: The responsibilites of each committee are as follows:
Opportunity Committee: Plan and prepare activites that will provide further teaching opportunites to education majors.
Interest Committee: Plan and prepare activites that will deepen interest in Education.
Christ-like Committee: Plan and prepare activites that will help other become more Christ-like in their desire to become teachers of Gods children.
Society Relations Committee: Responsible for the advertisment of Society activities as well as the planning of inner-society activites that will build unity among Society members.
Section 4: New committees may be formed on a need basis. The Education Society President and advisor will approve all new committees before they are formed.
Article IV Appointments and Invitations
Section 1: Advisors of the Society will appoint The President of the Education Society. The President will be released of his/her appointment by advisors depending on availability. A society president will not serve more than one year.
Section 2: Students who show involvement and are taking a proactive role to improve professional development may be invited by the President or advisor to be a committee leader or a committee member.
Section 3: Committee Leaders may invite Society members to be committee members of their specific committee under the direction of the President and advisor.
Section 4: Invitations to committees will be ongoing during the semester according to the needs of the Education Society. Any interested person may join the Society throughout the semester as a Committee Member; but the Committee Leaders are chosen prior to the begining of each semester.
Section 3: Students off-track are able to participate in society functions.
Article V: Leadership Responsibilities
Section 1: The President is to head up and run the Education Society under the direction of the advisor, department head, and College Dean of Education. They will report to the advisor about society events. The President will oversee the Committee Leaders in assisting in the needs of the Education Society. He/she will supervise the committees. He/she will conduct or delegate to Committee Leaders within the Education Society. Although it is the responsibility of all to be mindful of Society funds, the President along with the Advisor will have responsibility over Socitey expendatures.
Section 2: The Opportunity Committee Leader oversees all planning of activites within the Opportunity Committee. He or she will work with the members of the opportunity committee to plan meaningful activites that accomplish the purpose of the Opportunity Committee. He or she is responcible for conveying information regarding the Opportunity Committee to the Socitey President.
Section 3: The Interest Committee leader oversees all planning of activites within the Interest Committee. He or she will work with the members of the Interst Committee to plan meaningful activites that accomplish the purpose of the Interest Committee. He or she is responsible for conveying information regarding the Interest Committee to the Society President.
Section 4: The Christ-like Committee Leader oversees all planning of activites within the Christ-like Committee. He or she will work with the members of the Christlike Committee to plan meaningful activites that accomplish the purpose of the Christ-like Committee. He or she is responsible for conveying information regarding the Christ-like Committee to the Society President.
Section 5: The Society Relations Committtee Leader oversees all creation of Society event advertisment as well as the planning of inner-Socitey activities that will build unity among members. He or she works with the members of the Society Relations Committee Members to create advertisment for events and plan inner-Society activities. He or she is responsible for conveying information regarding the Society Relations Committtee to the Society President.
Section 6: Responsibilities of all Committee Leaders will be met by working with their designated committee members.
Article VI: Committee Leaders and Responsibilities (Financial rules, meetings, and governing policies)
Section 1: The Committee Leaders and President will meet weekly in order to update each other on Society activites, upcomming events and other needful information.
•- The President and the advisor will assign the specific meeting time and place.
•- Meeting times and location will be announced to concerned parties at least one week in advance.
•- Advisors will be informed of committee leader meetings, but are not required to come. Details of committee leader meetings will be reported to the advisor after they are held if the advisor is not present.
Section 2: Activities will be planned to promote networking and professional development within the Teacher Education Department: The committee leaders and members will plan and execute the activities while staying within the budget.
Sections 3: Committees may be formed as needed. Responsibilities within the new committee will be clearly stated and approved by the advisor before the committee is able to act as part of the Education Society.