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University of Houston - Victoria

UHV Education Student Association


Constitution of the
University of Houston - Victoria
Education Student Association

  • ARTICLE I. Name and Location
    • Section 1.
      • The name of this association shall be University of Houston Victoria Education Student Association, hereinafter known as the Association.
    • Section 2.
      • Headquarters for the Association shall be maintained in Victoria, Victoria County, Texas.
  • ARTICLE II. Purposes
    • Section 1.
      • Promote interest in college students interested in education.
    • Section 2.
      • Provide its members with opportunities for developing personal growth and professional competence.
    • Section 3.
      • Provide opportunities for gaining an understanding of the history, ethics and programs of the education profession.
    • Section 4.
      • Provide opportunities for participating in cooperative work on the problems of the profession and the community.
    • Section 5.
      • Provide active professional membership on the local, state and national levels during the preparation period for a career in education.
    • Section 6.
      • Strive for higher standards of preparation.
  • ARTICLE III. Membership
    • Section 1.
      • Membership in the Association shall be open to any University of Houston-Victoria student preparing for a career or interested in education.
    • Section 2.
      • In addition to being a member of the Association, each member must also be affiliated with a professional educator association of their choice and provide proof of membership. A person shall not be admitted to, or continued in membership in the Association who holds full certification, a teaching contract and receives payment for teaching duties, with the exception of graduate students receiving graduate teaching assistantships, and those students who hold substitute positions.
    • Section 3.
      • The membership year shall be from September 1 to August 31.
  • ARTICLE IV. Officers
    • Section 1.
      • The officers of the Association shall be responsible to the membership in all matters concerning the discharge of their duties.
    • Section 2.
      • The officers of the Association shall be a President, a Vice President, a Secretary, a Treasurer and a Social Director/Historian.
  • ARTICLE V. Organization
    • Section 1.
      • Executive Committee: There shall be an Executive Committee composed of the officers and advisor(s).
    • Section 2.
      • General Meetings: There shall be four (4) general meetings of the members of this Association per semester.
  • ARTICLE VI. Affiliates
    • Section 1.
      • This Association shall not affiliate with any local, state or national group, union or association.
    • Section 2.
      • Members shall be affiliated with the professional organization of his or her choice.
  • ARTICLE VII. Amendment Process
    • Section 1.
      • This constitution may be amended at any regular meeting by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of the members present and voting.
    • Section 2.
      • Proposed amendments must be submitted in writing to the Secretary and read at the previous regular meeting.
    • Section 3.
      • EFFECTIVE DATE. Any amendment(s) to this Constitution shall become effective ten (10) days after the approval by the membership.
  • ARTICLE VIII.; Suspension Procedure
    • Section 1.
      • Any section of any article of this Constitution may be suspended by a four-fifths (4/5) vote at any general meeting, provided that any request for a suspension must be accompanied by a statement of the purpose for the suspension of the rules.
  • ARTICLE IX. Relationship to University
  • ARTICLE X. Place of Deposit