New in 2015
The election schedule is changing for 2015. Voting will open immediately following the NCSS Annual Conference in November and close January 15, 2016.
Beginning with the 2015-2016 year, voting for the NCSS Board of Directors elections will begin the Monday following the NCSS Annual Conference. For 2015, this is November 16. Voting will close January 15, 2016. You must be an individual member in good standing as of October 15 in order to vote.
This schedule is significantly earlier than the one that has been place in place for the past decade or two, so please note the new schedule! We will send several reminders to members in the months leading up to the election.
Call for Nominations
NCSS is seeking candidates for Vice-President, and the Board of Directors. You may nominate yourself, or recommend a colleague member who has experience as an affiliate council or associated group leader. Recommendations may be sent to any member of the nominations committee. NCSS encourages all members to recommend possible candidates. The Nominations and Elections Committee will be selecting candidates for the following categories:
- Vice President
- Secondary Classroom Teacher
- At-Large; and
- K-12 Teacher At-Large.
To qualify for the classroom teacher categories, an individual must be teaching half-time or more in the classroom at the time of election. NCSS student members preparing to fill any of these professional roles shall be eligible for nomination and election in any of the categories above.
The NCSS board of directors sets policy for NCSS and, toward that end, deliberates on all items of concern to NCSS and to the profession as a whole. The board meets 3-4 times per year; September; at the NCSS Annual Conference, March and by teleconference in May or June. Travel expenses for meetings are paid by NCSS, with the exception of the Annual Conference Meeting for which NCSS will reimburse one night hotel at the conference rate.
Applications for nomination are due June 1.