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Current Timeline of Events

Tentative Schedule
 

August

23:

Candidacy Eligibility letters become available to prospective members; Consideration forms available to candidates—new member process begins

September

7:

Consideration forms (cover letters, résumés) for prospective candidates due, via email, by 3:00PM

8:

Faculty Recommendation forms are sent to teachers listed on candidate résumés for completion; Faculty Council may begin accessing candidate consideration forms for preliminary review

17:

Faculty Recommendation forms due, via electronic submission, by 7:00PM

20:

Special Meeting for returning active NHS members

26:

Faculty Council formal review of candidate Consideration Forms

28:

Notifications become available for all elected and non-elected candidates regarding membership to NHS for the 2018-2019 school year

October

1:

Leadership Applications become available—information sent to all members via email regarding application process and voting procedures

3:

Informational session during Wednesday AM Office Hours in room 45 for prospective leadership applicants

8:

Leadership applications due, via email, by 3:00PM

10:

Leadership applicant candidacy speeches at lunch in room 45 for voting consideration

11:

Leadership voting begins at 8:00AM, via verified electronic submission, and closes at 8:00PM

12:

Leadership election results announced to full membership via email; information regarding Individual Service Projects and Proposal Forms included in the email; information regarding chapter dues also included in the email

25:

Chapter Council Meeting

Introduce Chapter Council meeting structure and formalities, discuss leadership roles and responsibilities, and begin planning for New Member Induction

26:

Chapter dues must be submitted to Donna Cessor (ASB Accountant) in the Student Store, unless notification of waiver is received

November

2:

Executive Board Meeting

Introduce Executive Board meeting structure and formalities, discuss chapter business, set agenda for full chapter meeting, and chapter project brainstorming for the 2018-2019 school year

 

All Individual Service Project Proposals due via email to Class Chairs by 3:00PM

15:

Full Chapter Meeting

New members induction

Introduce full chapter meeting structure and formalities, chapter goal-setting brainstorm and feedback, go over chapter committee proposals and procedures

29:

Chapter Council Meeting

Discuss Individual Service Project Proposals; organize dissemination of proposal acceptance and rejection letters, set process for resubmission; service website design discussion

 

 

December

6:

Executive Board Meeting

Go over chapter goal-setting brainstorm, select a chapter project to begin in January; any other executive business

13:

Full Chapter Meeting

Announce chapter project information, planning for the rest of the year; introduce any new committees and committee leaders, progress on committee work; any other chapter business

14:

Chapter Council Meeting

Approve any outstanding Individual Service Project Proposals; begin planning chapter project for the next semester; approve and review new and standing committees; any other council business

January

24:

Executive Board Meeting

Chapter project progress; any other executive business

31:

Full Chapter Meeting

Discuss chapter project progress; introduce any new committees and committee leaders, progress on committee work; any other chapter business

   

February

7:

Executive Board Meeting

Chapter project progress; any other executive business

14:

Full Chapter Meeting

Discuss chapter project progress; introduce any new committees and committee leaders, progress on committee work; any other chapter business

28:

Chapter Council Meeting

Approve and review new and standing committees; any other council business

March

7:

Executive Board Meeting

Chapter project progress; any other executive business

21:

Full Chapter Meeting

Discuss chapter project progress; introduce any new committees and committee leaders, progress on committee work; any other chapter business

28:

Chapter Council Meeting

Approve and review new and standing committees; any other council business

April

11:

Executive Board Meeting

Discuss submission of individual service projects, and wrapping up the Chapter project for the year; discuss reflection format and requirements for all members, and submission process; any other executive business

18:

Full Chapter Meeting

Discuss special chapter meeting for June (no meeting in April because of testing); Chapter project wrap-up information; status reports from all standing committees regarding this year’s work; any potential scholarship information or application(s); discuss Individual Service Project wrap up, documentation, and reflection submission and final due dates (see below); any other chapter business

25:

Chapter Council Meeting

Go over service project submission information and process; discuss graduation, scholarship, and honors information; wrap up committee work and documentation to be publicized for the year; any other council business

 

May

31:

Final Deadline for all Individual Service Project documentation, forms and signatures, media, and reflection due for publicizing

All committee documentation and media due for publicizing

30:

Chapter Council Meeting

Review all service project and committee information and documentation to ensure good standing for all members; make official recommendation for any scholarship(s), award(s), and graduation (cord) honors; go over any publication issues regarding the chapter project, committee work, or individual service projects

TBA

Full Chapter Banquet

June

3:

Graduation special information meeting for only senior members; discussion of cords, thanks to the outgoing board members and chapter council leaders, etc.

 

10:

Senior Recognition Ceremony at 7:00PM in the Auditorium; cords passed out to seniors in good standing prior to ceremony, 6:30PM

13:

Graduation Ceremony, 5:00PM at Waller Stadium

Updated 8 May 2019