GSCS Sample Membership Resolution

WHEREAS, the Board of Education wishes to join the Garden State Coalition of Schools (GSCS), a member-directed grassroots advocacy organization successfully representing Boards of Education, parents, school administrators and community members in advocating for quality education for al lNew Jersey students for 26 years, and

WHEREAS, the Board of Education desires to be part of GSCS' efforts to focus on the inter-related issues of academic achievement, educational practices and school finance, while continuing to strengthen New Jersey school programs that have led to high student achievement, and

WHEREAS, by joining GSCS, the Board of Education will be joining 100 other New Jersey school districts, and

WHEREAS, membership in GSCS is initiated by a one-time resolution form each Board of Education wishing to join the Coalition,

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education does agree to join the Garden State Coaliton of Schools, and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Board secretary be authorized to initiate membership arrangements and pay the yearly dues, which may b pro-rated for the remainder of the year where applicable, based on the resolution date.