Be a Part of the CEC-TAG Board

Opportunities include three positions that are elected and three positions that are appointed. You must be a member of TAG to serve. We are a fun, relational, and committed board that focuses on underserved populations and national advocacy partnered with CEC. Please consider putting your name in for one of our board positions.
 
Please submit a 200-word statement, 75-word biography, and photo by October 21st to the TAG Past President, Tracy L. Cross, at tlcross@wm.edu.

All board members have these responsibilities:

  • Attend the quarterly meetings of the Board. One Board meeting is held  in conjunction with the annual CEC convention, and another is typically held fall of each year. Other meetings will be held electronically. Missing two consecutive Board meetings is cause for dismissal from the Board. Attendance is defined as being there from start to finish, whether in person or electronically.
  • Attend the annual business meeting for the membership held at the annual CEC convention.
  • Notify the president in the event of an absence for any meeting. Reports must be submitted by the stated deadline prior to meetings regardless of attendance.
  • Contribute to TAG publications.
  • Serve on at least one standing committee and accept ad hoc responsibilities.

Join the leadership of CEC-TAG to embrace and support the needs of students with gifts and talents, focusing on multi-exceptional and other diverse learners, through advocacy, professional learning, and resources.

These positions are open for election:

President Elect (2021-2022)

  • Preside at meetings of the Board in the absence of the president.
  • Plan TAG’s portion of the program for the annual CEC convention by
    • serving on the CEC Program Advisory Committee (PAC);
    • attending two PAC meetings annually (one during the annual convention and one during the summer);
    • receiving program proposals and coordinating the review process; and
  • working with PAC to ensure that the CEC convention incorporates multiple sessions of interest to the membership of TAG.
  • Plan the symposium (if applicable).
  • Serve as a member of the Finance Committee and the Elections Committee.
  • Represent TAG at IDC meetings as determined in collaboration with the president.
  • Submit quarterly reports to be presented at each Board meeting.
  • Assist the president and perform other duties as may be assigned to the office.

Secretary (2021-2022)

  • Keep a careful record of the proceedings of each meeting. Distribute the minutes of each meeting no later than six weeks following the meeting. Follow-up actions are to be highlighted.
  • Correspond on behalf of TAG as requested by the president and the Board.
  • Collect and organize annually the following materials for the digital archive:
    • committee reports,
    • reports to CEC,
    • issues of TAG publications,
    • minutes of Board meetings and the annual business meeting,
    • recipients of awards,
    • lists of Board members, and
    • any other pertinent materials.
  • Transfer all digital and print records to the new secretary 30 days after the beginning of the term.

Representative Assembly: Three-Year Term (2021-2023)

  • Represent and advocate for TAG at the annual CEC Representative Assembly (hereafter RA) meeting. This requires careful preparation prior to and active participation in the RA meeting. Attendance is required.
  • Monitor CEC issues and business throughout the year and notify the TAG Board about relevant items.
  • Submit quarterly reports on relevant CEC business and issues to be presented at each Board meeting.

These positions are open for appointment:

Newsletter Editor: Three-Year Term (2021-2023) 

  • Plan, supervise, and issue a minimum of four newsletters to the general membership as per the publication schedule presented to and approved by the Board.
  • Propose contributions for the newsletter to the Board.
  • Serve on the Publications Committee.
  • Submit quarterly reports to be presented at each Board meeting.

Public Relations Coordinator (2021-2022)

  • Maintain and update the website for TAG.
  • Provide information to the Board related to technology opportunities.
  • Coordinate social media efforts.
  • Coordinate the TAG elections by posting the ballot and reporting the results to the past president.
  • Chair the Public Relations Committee.
  • Submit quarterly reports to be presented at each Board meeting.

Children & Youth Advocacy Network Coordinator (2021-2022)

  • Represent and advocate for TAG at the annual CEC Children and Youth Advocacy Network (hereafter CAN) workshop. This requires careful preparation prior to and active participation in the CAN workshop. Attendance is required.
  • Serve as a communication link between the CEC Public Policy Unit, the Board members, and TAG members.
  • Disseminate pertinent federal legislative information to the CAN network and TAG.
  • Carry out other advocacy duties as assigned by the president.
  • Chair the Governmental Relations Committee.
  • Submit quarterly reports to be presented at each Board meeting.

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