Some Present Aspects of the Work of Teachers' Voluntary Associations in the United States, Issue 36

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Teachers college, Columbia university, 1910 - Education - 109 pages
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Page 5 - Of the national associations, we find only one that is practically universal in membership and general in its work,—the National Education Association. This is indeed so general that it does not limit its membership to teachers but is open to " teachers and all who are actively associated with the management of educational institutions.
Page 72 - Ladies engaged in teaching may on recommendation of the board of directors become honorary members, and shall thereby possess the right of presenting in the form of written essays (to be read by the secretary, or any other member whom they may select) their views upon the subject assigned for discussion.
Page 51 - The movement for pensions is, on the whole, very recent. The National Education Association in 1891 passed the following resolution: "Justice as well as the best public service requires the retirement and pensioning of teachers after a service of thirty years, and upon carefully devised conditions. We recommend the enactment of laws in the states to permit and regulate the retirement and pensioning of professional teachers.
Page 19 - All teachers, either of common schools or in institutions of a higher order, and all gentlemen who have ever been engaged in the business of teaching, and who still take an interest in the subject of education, are respectfully invited to attend the meeting, and become members of the association, in whatever part of the country they may reside.
Page 47 - to solicit an increase of pay, or to influence or attempt to influence in their own interest
Page 47 - legislation whatever, either before Congress or its committees, or in any way save through the
Page 20 - and secretary, who shall be ex officio members of the standing committee and shall remain in office for one year. " It may also have a standing committee of its own; it shall discuss such subjects
Page 16 - the California Teachers' Association; The Southern California Teachers' Association; The Northern California Teachers' Association, and The Central California Teachers' Association. After this organization has been duly established, the
Page 83 - to create in the community at large a deeper sense of the dignity of the profession and the importance of the interests
Page 19 - of many gentlemen from all parts of the Union, and of various professions and employments, induced the members to concur in the design of adopting a more extended plan.

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