History of the National Educational Association of the United States: Its Organization and Functions

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National educational association, 1892 - 141 pages
 

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Page 33 - To elevate the character and advance the interests of the profession of teaching, and to promote the cause of popular education in the United States.
Page 19 - Directors may assign, and shall have his records present at all meetings of the Association and of the Board of Directors.
Page 36 - ... meetings shall be entirely voluntary. A majority of the Council shall -constitute a quorum for the transaction of business at any meeting, whether regular or called ; but any less number, exceeding eight members, may constitute a quorum for the transaction of business at the regular annual meeting, as defined in this Article.
Page 32 - AMENDMENTS. This Constitution may be altered or amended at a regular meeting by the unanimous vote of the members present; or by a two-thirds vote...
Page 31 - The President shall preside at all meetings of the Association and of the Board of Directors, and shall perform the duties usually devolving upon a presiding officer.
Page 41 - Resolved, That a committee of three be appointed, whose duty it shall be to...
Page 16 - ... who are ready to devote their energies and contribute of their means to advance the dignity, respectability, and usefulness of their calling; and who, in fine, believe that the time has come when the teachers of the nation should gather into one great Educational Brotherhood.
Page 35 - Association, setting forth the questions considered by the Council during the previous year, and placing before the Association, in succinct form, the work accomplished. It shall embody in this report a survey of those educational topics which seem to call for any action on the part of the Association. The Council shall appoint, out of its own number, committees representing the several departments of education, and thereby facilitate the exchange of opinion among its members on such special topics...
Page 34 - This Constitution may be altered or amended at a regular meeting by the unanimous vote of the members present or by a two-thirds vote of the members present, provided that the alteration or amendment has been substantially proposed in writing at a previous regular meeting.
Page 19 - Directors. \ 8. The Board of Directors shall have power to fill all vacancies in their own body ; shall have in charge the general interests of the Association ; shall make all necessary arrangements for its meetings ; and shall do all in its power to make it a useful and honorable institution.

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