Appendix F
Standing Rules for conferences & Trainings

 
 
I. Reimbursement for Conferences and Trainings will be for SBTA members only.
 
II. Members who cancel with less than seven-days notice will be responsible for all incurred costs.
  Emergency circumstances will be considered by the SBTA Board of Directors for the
purpose of excusal and/or dismissal of incurred costs.
 
III. SBTA President
Must attend the following conferences or send a designee:
    CTA President's Conference
NCUEA Fall & Summer Conferences
NEA Pacific Regional Conference
  If budget permits, other officer(s) may attend with consideration of Association Days.
May use President's expense budget to attend other conferences.
Accountability steps must be adhered - Section IX.

 
IV. Other Officers and Board Members
Each officer and Board of Director is allotted $500 / per fiscal year to attend any of the
following conferences to further the goals of the Association.
    CTA GLBT Conference
CTA Issues Conference
CTA Equity & Human Rights Conference
CTA Good Teaching Conference - South
NEA Pacific Regional Conference
CTA Region IV Conference
CTA (various) ethnic minority issues conferences
CTA State Council (meets four times a year)
Other conferences approved by the SBT A Board of Directors
  May use Officer's and Board of Director's expense budgets to cover expenses over the
$500 allotment and are limited by those expense budgets.

Accountability steps must be adhered - Section IX
    B. All expenditure reimbursement claims must be submitted to the Association Treasurer.
The Treasurer shall submit such request for approval at the next regularly scheduled
meeting of the Board of Directors.
    C. Payment to the board member shall be made on the first scheduled check distribution
date following approval of his/her claim by the Board of Directors.
 
V. SBTA Standing Committee Chairs and Committee Members
Committee attendees to conferences must use their committee budget in the interest of
further enhancing the work of their respective committees

    IPD Committee may send the chair, members of the committee and other SBT A
members to the CTA Good Teaching Conference - South.
New Member Committee may send the chair, members of the committee and
other SBT A members to the CT A Good Teaching Conference - South.
Human Rights Committee may send the chair, members of the committee and
other SBT A members to the CT A Equity & Human Rights Conference, CTA (various) ethnic minority issues conference, and CTA GLBT Conference.
Accountability steps must be adhered. - Section IX
 
VI.SBTA Standing Committees and SBTA appointees to District Committees
Upon approval of the President, Committee Chairs/Appointees or their designee may
attend CTA Summer Institute or other specified trainings to further the goals of the
Association.
Participation in the work on/with the committee is required.
 
VII. Reps/Alternate Reps
May attend SBTA Fall Leadership Conference
May attend San Gorgonio Service Center Council Fall Leadership Conference by
approval of the President.
 
VIII. Members
If not sent by a committee, may attend the following with approval of the President and
consideration of SBTA budget:
    San Gorgonio Service Center Council Fall Leadership Conference
San Gorgonio Service Center Council EMLD training
Any CTA Conference if budget allows
      a. Priority consideration will be given to new members or members who
have never previously attended.
    Accountability steps must be adhered. - Section IX
  IX. Accountability Steps
If attendance is to receive training in appointed committees (bargaining. elections, PAGE. grievance, communications). then work on/with the committee is required.
To attend a conference. individuals must register and pay for the conference in advance
If attending a CTA conference for which professional growth hours are awarded, then a copy of the award letter from CTA must be attached to the expense form.
Attendees must provide one or more of the following upon completion of the conference.
    Written report for the News & Views and/or SBTA Website
Oral report to Rep Councilor the Board of Director' s meeting
Training session for members
Newsletter or Informational Flyer that would be sent to the general membership
Full participation on/with the work of the committee
  Failure to adhere to these steps could result in one or all of the following as determined
by the SBTA Board of Directors:
    Conditional to non-reimbursement for expenses
Conditional to denied SBT A funding for future conferences
 
X. Delegates Elected to CTA State Council
Delegates are paid by CTA for all expenses and must adhere to CTA 's rules for accountability.
Oral Report to Rep Council must be presented following each CTA State Council.
Written Reports for the News & Views and/or SBTA website.
Accounting of attendance and voting records may be provided to News & Views for publication.
 
XI. Delegates Elected to NEA Representative Assembly
Attendance is mandatory during any business or action on the floor of the California Caucus meetings and the Representative Assembly.
Attendance will be taken at all California Caucus meetings, during the Morning and Afternoon sessions of the Representative Assembly by an SBTA Officer.
State delegates are paid by CTA for all expenses and must also adhere to CTA 's rules for accountability.
Local Delegates must adhere to SBTA 's rules for accountability for the NEA RA:
      Unexcused Absences will result in non-reimbursement of expenses for the day.
      Absences will be determined to be excused by the SBT A Board of Directors.
Written Reports for the News & Views and/or SBTA website.
Accounting of attendance and voting records may be provided to News & Views for
publication.