The oversight of this organization shall be with an Ad Hoc committee of 6
members of the National Council for the Social Studies appointed by the NCSS
The NCSS Executive Director shall be an ex-officio voting member of the
Advisory Council. A staff member from External Relations and Council
Communications should be attendance to advise but not vote.
Each of the six appointed members shall serve a three-year term, renewable
At least three of the appointed members of this body shall be full-time
secondary school teachers with at least 5 years' experience whose primary
teaching responsibilities are in the field of social studies.
The National Rho Kappa Advisory Council shall be an official entity of NCSS
and therefore all regulations, rules, and by-laws concerning representation
and behavior pursuant to such committee will apply.
A Chair of Advisory Council shall be selected by the president in consultation
with the group. The Chair shall serve a one-year term which can be renewable
The Chair of the Advisory Council shall preside at all meetings for this body
and report annually to the Board of Directors of NCSS.
Members of the Advisory Council shall share the powers, duties, and
responsibilities of the council except for those specifically stated
otherwise. These obligations shall include but not be limited to:
disseminating information to local chapters in their regions, encouraging and
stimulating active chapters, and encouraging formation of new chapters, and
serving in full capacity of the organization.
Rho Kappa Advisory Council meeting shall be held once a year at the NCSS
national conference. All other meetings or correspondence are at the
discretion of the members and the Chair of this council.