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Monday, February 15

  1. page Appendices edited ... Areas of expertise Willingness and availability to serve Demographic Geographic balance …
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    Areas of expertise
    Willingness and availability to serve
    DemographicGeographic balance
    EAppendix E — Networking: Information-sharing occurs through these primary channels:
    SDA listserv: esusda@lists.k12.ne.us. Subscribing to this listserv can be completed online: lists.k12.ne.us/mailman/listinfo. Members can share information with the membership as well as post requests for assistance.
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  2. page Strategists edited ... provide historical perspective collaborate with the chair as needed and requested The chair…
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    provide historical perspective
    collaborate with the chair as needed and requested
    The chair shall4.4.2 Chair
    serve as the point of contact for all matters pertaining to SDA

    create agendas
    ...
    and SDA Business Meetingsbusiness meetings
    facilitate strategist and SDA Business Meetings
    coordinate logistics of SDA trainings
    monitor posts
    business meetings
    communicate information
    to the SDA electronic mailing list (with recorder)
    affirm the accuracy of the SDA listserve
    membership in a timely and coordinate changes with the network administrator (with recorder)efficient manner
    coordinate the strategist selection process
    postarticulate SDA meetings and trainingsbudget requests to the ESUPDO website
    attend
    ESUCC planning meetings, as requested
    create
    executive director
    monitor activity on
    the SDA budget proposal with input fromelectronic mailing list (with recorder)
    attend ESUCC/NDE collaborative meetings (with recorder)
    4.4.3 Recorder
    record minutes at SDA business meetings
    review and update
    the strategistsSDA membership list, including the electronic mailing list
    monitor activity on the SDA electronic mailing list (with chair)
    attend ESUCC/NDE collaborative meetings (with chair)
    4.4.4 Reporter
    record minutes at strategist meetings
    provide strategist meeting reports at SDA business meetings
    coordinate mentoring of new SDA members (with representative)
    4.4.5 Representative
    coordinate mentoring of new SDA members (with reporter)

    The recorder shall
    record minutes at SDA Business Meetings
    ...
    coordinate retirements/resignations end-of-year recognition
    attend ESUCC planning meetings, as requested
    strategist 1 shall
    record minutes at strategist meetings
    post strategists meeting minutes to the strategist website
    provide strategist meeting reports at SDA Business Meetings
    greet the membership at SDA Business Meetings and trainings (with strategist 2)
    support and encourage mentoring of new SDA members (with strategist 2)
    strategist 2 shall
    greet the membership at SDA Business Meetings and trainings (with strategist 1)
    support and encourage mentoring of new SDA members (with strategist 1)
    4.5 Strategist Selection
    The NDE liaison, as an advisory member, shall be invited to serve as a communicator/ambassador between NDE and SDA. The NDE liaison shall
    coordinate NDE representation at SDA Business Meetings and communicate this to the chair
    coordinate and schedule events between NDE and SDA
    Section 6 — Strategist selection: The
    strategists shall
    ...
    to the strategist 2representative position according
    ...
    in Appendix C.D. Once notified by the chair, an appointee has the option to either accept or decline the appointment. Upon acceptance of a strategist appointment,appointment is secured, the chair
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    to the membership, and shall also formally announce the selection atmembership on or before the last regular SDA Business Meetingbusiness meeting of the
    ...
    strategist's term willshall commence following saidthe last business meeting.
    Section 7 — Vacancies: When a strategist vacancy exists due to attrition, the strategists shall appoint a replacement according to the criteria outlined in Appendix C. Appointed strategists start at the entry-level position (strategist 2), while existing strategists advance their rotations accordingly. The chair shall notify the membership once an appointment has been accepted.
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  3. page Strategists edited ... ARTICLE IV — STRATEGISTS 4.1 Role ... strategists shall 4.1.1 advance advance the p…
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    ARTICLE IV — STRATEGISTS
    4.1 Role
    ...
    strategists shall
    4.1.1 advance

    advance
    the purpose
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    development opportunities.
    4.1.2 establish

    establish
    and act
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    for schools.
    4.1.3 align

    align
    and sustain
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    the organization.
    4.1.4 create

    create
    an organizational
    ...
    and collaborative.
    4.1.5 cultivate

    cultivate
    professional relationships
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    purposeful activities.
    4.1.6 facilitate

    facilitate
    internal membership
    ...
    ESUCC, NDE).
    4.1.7 select

    select
    members to
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    as strategists.
    4.1.8 coordinate

    coordinate
    end-of-year recognition.
    4.1.9 provide

    provide
    a representative
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    planning committee.
    4.1.10 update

    update
    the bylaws
    4.2 Meetings
    Strategists shall meet as needed to address the responsibilities identified in 4.1. Special meetings shall convene upon request of the chair or one-third of the strategists. Strategist meetings entail
    4.2.1 communicatingcommunicating with members
    ...
    as requested.
    4.2.2 working

    working
    with an
    4.3 Quorum
    A simple majority of strategists assembled for the purpose of conducting a meeting shall constitute a quorum.
    4.4 Strategist Positions and Duties
    4.4.1 ThereThere shall be
    ...
    and representative.
    4.4.2 Each

    Each
    position is
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    term. The rotatiorotation sequence begins
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    past chair.
    The past chair shall
    assist with coordination of yearly SDA trainings

    4.4.1 Past Chair
    provide historical perspective

    collaborate with the chair as needed and recorder regarding meeting agendas, needs assessment, and training set-up
    provide forms and pertinent information to the chair
    share history of the group and processes
    requested
    The chair shall
    create agendas for strategist and SDA Business Meetings
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    SDA Business Meetings are conducted to advance the purpose and direction of the organization and to provide a venue for membership networking.
    3.2 Meeting Logistic
    3.2.1 TheThe meeting schedule
    ...
    current year.
    3.2.2 Registration

    Registration
    for upcoming
    ...
    the meeting.
    3.2.3 The

    The
    agenda for
    ...
    to order.
    3.3 Quorum
    The members present at any business meeting shall constitute a quorum.
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    A simple majority of strategists assembled for the purpose of conducting a meeting shall constitute a quorum.
    4.4 Strategist Positions and Duties
    4.4.1 There shall be five strategist positions: past chair, chair, recorder, reporter, and representative.
    4.4.2 Each position is a one-year term. The rotatio sequence begins with representative and concludes with past chair.

    The past chair shall
    assist with coordination of yearly SDA trainings
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  6. page Strategists edited ARTICLE IV — STRATEGISTS Section 1 — Role: Activities 4.1 Role As the leadership team of SDA…

    ARTICLE IV — STRATEGISTS
    Section 1 — Role: Activities4.1 Role
    As the leadership team
    of SDA are coordinated through a strategist leadership team.
    Responsibilities of
    the strategists include
    Provide visionary leadership
    shall
    4.1.1 advance the purpose
    and effective communication fordirection of SDA
    Serve as a conduit for the information, resources
    through business meetings and researchprofessional development opportunities.
    4.1.2 establish and act upon organizational goals
    that would be of benefitbuild membership capacity and accomplish targeted and specific support for schools.
    4.1.3 align and sustain resources
    to SDA
    Make recommendations on behalf
    meet the needs of SDA to the ESUPDO Leadership Committee
    Plan the focus
    organization.
    4.1.4 create an organizational environment that is welcoming
    and agenda forcollaborative.
    4.1.5 cultivate professional relationships and networking through purposeful activities.
    4.1.6 facilitate internal membership communication as well as two-way communication between
    SDA Business Meetings
    Attend SDA Business Meetings
    and other educational partners (e.g. ESUPDO general meetings
    Facilitate
    affiliates, ESUCC, NDE).
    4.1.7 select members to serve as strategists.
    4.1.8 coordinate end-of-year recognition.
    4.1.9 provide a representative presence on
    the design, selection, scheduling, registrationESUPDO planning committee.
    4.1.10 update the bylaws within each five-year strategist rotational cycle to reflect current organizational structure
    and deliverance of trainings for SDA
    Coordinating Strategist selection
    Review
    practice as well as the SDA Bylaws
    Coordinate the SDA professional development framework
    Section 2 — Terms: Strategists shall serve through the rotation of leadership progression, beginning with Strategist 2 and concluding with past chair.
    Section 3 — Meetings: The strategists
    current educational landscape.
    4.2 Meetings
    Strategists
    shall meet as needed in order to plan and accomplishaddress the responsibilities outlinedidentified in Article IV, Section 1.4.1. Special meetings of the strategists shall be calledconvene upon the request of the chair,chair or one-third
    ...
    the strategists.
    Section 4 — Quorum: A
    Strategist meetings entail
    4.2.1 communicating with members of the ESUCC professional development committee regarding strategist meeting dates, agendas, and other information as requested.
    4.2.2 working with an NDE liaison to prioritize and select departmental personnel who wish to address the membership at business meetings.
    4.3 Quorum
    A
    simple majority of strategists present at any regularassembled for the purpose of conducting a meeting (including electronically) shall constitute a quorum.
    strategistdutiesSection 5 —

    4.4
    Strategist Positions and Duties: There shall be five strategists: past chair, chair, recorder, strategist 1, and strategist 2. Additionally, an NDE liaison serves in an advisory capacity. Their duties are as follows:Duties
    The past chair shall
    assist with coordination of yearly SDA trainings
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    article3ARTICLE III — MEETINGS OF MEMBERS
    3.1 Meeting Purpose
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    membership networking.
    3.2 Meeting Logistic
    3.2.1 The meeting schedule for the upcoming year is publicized on or before the final meeting of the current year.
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    3.4 Voting
    All matters to be voted upon shall be decided by a majority vote of those present with the exception of changes to SDA bylaws, which shall require a two-thirds majority vote.
    Section 3— Agenda: Agendas are available at the meeting site. Meetings are structured according to the following suggested format:
    Welcome and Announcements
    Agenda: Changes and Additions
    Minutes
    Opening Activity
    Reports
    NDE
    Invited Guests
    Strategist
    Committees & Cadres
    Information Items/Action Items
    Closing Activity
    Adjournment
    Section 4 — Quorum: The members present at any regular meeting shall constitute a quorum.
    Section 5 — Voting: All issues to be voted upon shall be decided by a simple majority of those present (including electronically) at the meeting in which the vote takes place, with the exception of Amendments to the Bylaws (Article VI, Section 1), which requires a two-thirds majority vote.

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  8. page Membership, Meetings of Members edited article2ARTICLE II — MEMBERSHIP Section 1 — Membership: 2.1 Membership Membership is open …

    article2ARTICLE II — MEMBERSHIP
    Section 1 — Membership:2.1 Membership
    Membership
    is open
    ...
    the membership.
    Section 2 —Rights

    2.2 Rights
    of members: EachMembers
    Each
    member shall
    article3ARTICLE III — MEETINGS OF MEMBERS
    Section 1 — Meetings: SDA3.1 Meeting Purpose
    SDA
    Business Meetings are held as needed in orderconducted to conductadvance the businesspurpose and direction of SDA.the organization and to provide a venue for membership networking.
    3.2 Meeting Logistic
    3.2.1
    The meeting
    ...
    year is announced to the membershippublicized on or
    ...
    current year.
    Section 2 — Notice of meetings: Notification reminders

    3.2.2 Registration for upcoming meetings
    shall be made to each member, not less thanopen and publicized at least one weekmonth prior to the meeting.
    3.2.3 The agenda for business meetings shall be publicized at least ten days prior to the meeting. The agenda may be amended once the meeting has been called to order.
    3.3 Quorum
    The members present at any business meeting shall constitute a quorum.
    3.4 Voting
    All matters to be voted upon shall be decided by a majority vote of those present with the exception of changes to SDA bylaws, which shall require a two-thirds majority vote.

    Section 3— Agenda: Agendas are available at the meeting site. Meetings are structured according to the following suggested format:
    Welcome and Announcements
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    article2ARTICLE II — MEMBERSHIP
    Section 1 — Membership: Membership is open to any ESU employee whose role is defined by and supports the purpose statement in Article I, Section 2. Current members whose role no longer meets these criteria will be removed from the membership.
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    Business Meetings, to participate in SDA elections, and to
    article3ARTICLE III — MEETINGS OF MEMBERS
    Section 1 — Meetings: SDA Business Meetings are held as needed in order to conduct the business of SDA. The meeting schedule for the upcoming year is announced to the membership on or before the final meeting of the current year.
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