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MASA CONSTITUTION(Download PDF file)
ARTICLE I - Name
SECTION 1. This Association shall be called the Michigan Association of School Administrators.
ARTICLE II - Purpose
SECTION 1. The purpose of this Association shall be to promote:
(a) continuous improvement of public education;
(b) research on public school and professional issues;
(c) protection and advancement of the professional interests of administrators of public education, and
(d) professional spirit and growth of its members.
ARTICLE III - Membership
SECTION 1. Membership shall consist of primary, associate, affiliate, business affiliate, and honorary members.
SECTION 2. Eligibility to primary membership in this Association shall include those persons who have fulfilled all financial requirements of this Association and who are the acting chief administrators or other central office administrators of the public school districts established by constitutional or statutory law of the State of Michigan.
SECTION 3. Eligibility to associate membership in this Association shall include, upon payment of dues:
(a) The executive secretaries of the Michigan public school employees retirement funds;
(b) The following personnel (or their first-line assistants) in colleges and universities in the State of Michigan which grant the baccalaureate degree:
- Deans of Colleges of Education
- Directors of Placement Services
- Directors (Deans) of University Extension Services
- Regular full-time faculty members primarily engaged in the education of school administrators
(c) Presidents of Community or Junior Colleges in Michigan
(d) Administrators in the Michigan Department of Education
(e) Individuals who are serving as independent contractors to districts and providing administrative services.
(f ) Those persons in addition to those eligible for membership as specified under (a), (b), (c) and (d) above who, in the judgment of the Executive Director, should be granted eligibility for associate membership.
SECTION 4. Persons eligible for honorary membership without payment of dues or service fees shall include (a) those who have been active or associate members of this Association and who are receiving benefits of a Michigan public school retirement fund; (b) those who have made an exceptional contribution to public education and have been recognized for this honor by a majority vote of the Council and of the Executive Board of the Association; (c) the Governor of the State of Michigan, and (d) the State Superintendent of Public Instruction of the State of Michigan.
SECTION 5. Membership in the Association shall be for the period July 1 through June 30 and shall be contingent upon payment of dues for each individual and a service fee for each public school district represented by one or more members according to the schedule contained in Article XI, Sections 5 and 6.
SECTION 6. Only primary members with dues and service fees paid may vote or hold elective office in this Association.
SECTION 7. Eligibility to business affiliate membership shall be determined by the Executive Board upon such terms and conditions and upon payment of such dues as shall be provided in each case by said Board.
SECTION 8. Affiliate membership shall be available to members of related K-12 public school organizations who pay an annual fee established by the Executive Board and who aspire to central office or superintendent positions. Affiliate members shall receive association publications and targeted services, and they shall be eligible to attend association conferences at the established member rate.