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Governance

Budget 2014-15: $9,518,100

Provides for all of the direct membership involvement in the control, operation and direction of the Association. The Governance budget also provides for the direct cost of membership policymaking and guidance of the program activities of the Association. The Governance structure with its various internal processes serves membership needs as perceived and directed by the Association's elected leadership.
           

STATE COUNCIL OF EDUCATION 1.0
The State Council of Education is the statewide representative body which serves as the legislative and policymaking body on behalf of the membership in carrying out the purposes of the Association. The State Council of Education meets four (4) times a year.

NEA CONVENTION 2.0
The NEA Representative Assembly is the primary legislative and policymaking body of the National Education Association, the Association's national affiliate. The NEA Representative Assembly meets once a year.

ADVISORY 3.0
Advisory panels or groups are created by the CTA Board of Directors and consist of uniquely qualified members upon whom the Board relies for expert research, advice and assistance in administering specific programs or activities of the Association as designated in the area of general responsibility for the panel or advisory group. This program also provides for CTA participation at special conferences and affiliate meetings determined by the CTA Board of Directors.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS 4.0
The CTA Board of Directors implements all policies of the Association, employs and deploys staff, and gives direction to the Executive Officers and the Executive Director. Individual Board members have extensive liaison assignments in the field with chapters in their areas, as well as the responsibility for keeping informed and being involved in CTA activities.

EXECUTIVE OFFICERS 5.0
The Executive Officers of the Association are the President, Vice President, and Secretary-Treasurer. The President serves as the Association's Chief Executive Officer and its chief official spokesperson on policy matters. The Vice President assists the President in all of the duties of that office, and acts in the place of the President in the event of absence or unavailability. The Secretary-Treasurer in the Secretary's roles is responsible for scheduling, preparation of agendas, and keeping accurate records of membership decision making meetings. The Treasurer's responsibilities include custody of all funds and property of the Association, and the reporting of the Association's financial status to the Board of Directors and State Council.

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