Timeline

The timeline that follows contains a partial list of duties to remember as well as dates and activities of interest. You will note that there is some space between dates for the inclusion of additional information as it becomes available.

 

Aug 1 Final date for State Officers, Committee Chairs, Local Councils to submit articles for MSC/IRA On Line Newsletter.

Send articles to: Laurie Edmonson, MSC-IRA Newsletter Editor

 

Aug 1 Final date for submission of articles for The Missouri Reader.

Send manuscripts to: Kathryn Pole, Editor

 

Aug 31  Corresponding Secretary – send Local Council Officers, State Council Elected Officers, State Coordinator, Zone Coordinators, publication Editors, and State Committee Chairs information regarding the fall Executive Committee and Board of Directors’ meetings.

             Board Liaisons – Contact assigned Committee Chairs regarding their committee duties and responsibilities. Remind them to submit to you their written committee reports for the Fall Executive Committee and Board of Directors’ meetings.

 

Sept 1 MSC/IRA On-Line Newsletter posted on the website <www.missourireading.org>.

 

Sept 16  Board Liaisons – Condense committee reports and submit to the president at the Executive Committee meeting.

 

Sept 17 Executive Committee Meeting – The Resort at Port Arrowhead, 3080 Bagnell Dam Blvd. Lake Ozark, MO 65049  7:00 – 10:30 p.m. All state elected officers, State Coordinator, Zone Coordinators, Director of Membership Development, publication Editors and Legislative Chair.

 

Sept 18  Board of Directors’ Meeting – The Resort at Port Arrowhead, 3080 Bagnell Dam Blvd. Lake Ozark, MO 65049, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Local Council Officers and/or designated Local Council Representatives, State Council Elected Officers, State Coordinator, Zone Coordinators and Committee Chairs.

 

Sept 24 Corresponding Secretary – send materials distributed at State meeting to all absent State and Local Officers.

 

Oct. 1 Recording Secretary – send minutes of Fall Executive Committee and Board of Directors’ meetings to Executive Committee, Committee Chairs, Local Council Presidents and the Leadership Development Associate.

SHOW ME AWARD DEADLINE – (State Award) Postmark deadline: October 1

Name of Local Council Legislative Committee Chair sent to state Legislative Committee Chair and to State Coordinator.

Send to: State Legislative Chair

Send copy to: Mary Jo Barker, MSC/IRA State Coordinator (for Show-Me State Award verification)

 

Oct 15 HONOR COUNCIL DEADLINE (International Award)

Complete the “Intent to Participate” Honor Council (page II-15 in the Leader’s Packet).

This includes a list of 10 International members on the back.

Postmark deadline: October 15

Send to: Honor Council

International Reading Association

800 Barksdale Road

P.O. Box 8139

Newark, Delaware 19714-8139

 

Nov 1 The Missouri Reader sent to members.

 

Dec 1  Final date for State Officers, Committee Chairs, Local Councils to submit articles for MSC/IRA On-Line Newsletter.

Send articles to: Laurie Edmonson, MSC-IRA Newsletter Editor

 

Jan 5 MSC/IRA On-Line Newsletter posted on the website (www.missourireading.org).

 

Jan. 31  Final date for submission of manuscripts for The Missouri Reader.

Send manuscripts to: Dr. Kathryn Pole, Editor

 

Feb. 1 Corresponding Secretary – send information regarding the Winter Executive Committee meeting to State Elected Officers, State Coordinator, Zone Coordinators, Director of Membership Development, Publications Editors and Legislative Chair.

 

Feb. 15 Board Liaisons – contact assigned committee chairs regarding their committee duties and responsibilities. Remind them to submit to you their written committee reports for the Winter Executive Committee meeting.

 

Feb 25  Board Liaisons – Condense committee reports and submit to the President at the Executive Committee meeting

 

Feb 25  Executive Committee Meeting – The Resort at Port Arrowhead, 3080 Bagnell Dam Blvd. Lake Ozark, MO 65049, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. All State Elected Officers, State Coordinator, Zone Coordinators, Director of Membership Development, publications Editors and Legislative Chair.

 

Feb 28  Corresponding Secretary – send materials distributed at State meeting to all absent State Officers.

 

Mar 1 Form verifying Intent to Participate in Newspaper in Education Week – must be sent to State and International by March 1. (page II-21 in the Leader’s Packet)

 

HONOR COUNCIL DEADLINE (International Award)

Postmark Deadline: March 1

Send to: Honor Council

International Reading Association

800 Barksdale Road

P.O. Box 8139

Newark, Delaware 19714-8139

 

SHOW ME AWARD DEADLINE (State Award) Postmark Deadline: March 1

Send copy to: MSC/IRA State Coordinator

Mary Jo Barker  (contact for address)

Nominating Committee – have all nominees screened, select candidates for each office and submit the candidates’ names and vita materials to the Corresponding Secretary for mailing to the Local Councils and Executive Committee.

 

Mar 2 Corresponding Secretary -send to all appropriate persons the name and vita for all candidates for State offices plus delegate verification and election procedures. Notify members of the Board of Directors and Local Councils as to date, time, and place for the spring Board Meeting.

 

Mar 2 Corresponding Secretary – send Local Council Officers, State Council Elected Officers, State Coordinator, Zone Coordinators, publication Editors, and State Committee Chairs information on the Spring Executive Committee and Board of Directors’ meetings.

 

Mar 1-5  Newspaper in Education Week (NIE)


Apr 1  The Missouri Reader mailed to members

 

Apr 15 REPORT OF COUNCIL OFFICERS’ DEADLINE (International)

Complete and submit names and addresses of the 2008-2009 Local Council Officers to State Coordinator using “Report of Council Officers’ Form.” All officers must be International members as well as Local Council members. A list of all council members with at least 10-15 local council members who are also International members including name and addresses and IRA number with expiration date, if applicable, must accompany this form. 

This form will be sent electronically by International to each Local Council. Send to International prior to this deadline date with a copy to Mary Jo Barker, MSC/IRA State Coordinator

Postmark Deadline: April 15


May 1  Final date for State Officers, Committee Chairs, and Local Councils to submit articles for MSC/IRA On-Line Newsletter.

Send articles to: Laurie Edmonson – MSC-IRA Newsletter Editor

 

May 2-8  Missouri Reading Week (corresponds with Children’s Book Week – previously celebrated in November)

 

May 8–11  IRA Annual Conference, Orlando, Florida, USA.

 

June 1  The Missouri IRA Newsletter emailed to members.

Board Liaisons – contact assigned Committee Chairs regarding their committee duties and responsibilities. Remind them to submit to you their written committee reports for the Spring Executive Committee and Board of Directors’ Meeting.

 

June 16  Board Liaisons – Condense committee reports and submit to the President at the Executive Committee meeting

 

June 17 Treasurer submits proposed budget to State Executive Board.

 

June 17  Executive Committee Meeting – The Resort at Port Arrowhead, 3080 Bagnell Dam Blvd. Lake Ozark, MO 65049, 7:00 – 10:30 p.m. All State Elected Officers, State Coordinator, Zone Coordinators, Director of Membership Development, publications Editors and Legislative Chair.

 

June 18  Board of Directors’ Meeting – The Resort at Port Arrowhead, 3080 Bagnell Dam Blvd. Lake Ozark, MO 65049, 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Local council officers and/or designated Local Council representatives, State Council Elected Officers, State Coordinator, Zone Coordinators and Committee Chairs.

 

June 25  Corresponding Secretary – send materials distributed at State Meeting to all absent State and Local Officers.

 

June 25  Recording Secretary – send minutes of Spring Executive Committee and Board of Directors’ meetings to Executive Committee, Committee Chairs, Local Council Presidents and the Leadership Development Associate.