Membership is provided for two years with attendance at the biennial conference. Membership terms are under review along with the revision of our constitution.
CANADIAN HISTORY OF EDUCATION ASSOCIATION/ L’ASSOCIATION CANADIENNE D’HISTOIRE DE L’ÉDUCATION
II Organization and Purpose
CHEA/ACHÉ is an association of people interested in the study of the educational past in Canada and abroad. CHEA/ACHÉ understands the history of education to include, but not be limited to, formal and informal settings for teaching and learning, social and cultural approaches to education, the study of children and youth, as well as policy and governance of schooling. The membership is comprised of interdisciplinary and international scholars, students, educators, administrators, and community-based researchers who are committed to critical dialogue on various aspects of education and history.
Included in CHEA/ACHÉ’s activities is the organization of a stand-alone biennial conference and, sponsored sessions at the annual CAFE/ACEFÉ conference, the publication of the journal Historical Studies in Education/Revue d’histoire de l’éducation, the facilitation and support of the foundational studies in education, and the formation of affiliations with other national and international organizations with similar objectives.
IV Membership Dues
CHEA/ACHÉ membership dues are collected as part of registration at the biennial conference (for a two-year period). Alternatively, membership dues may be paid directly to CHEA/ACHÉ.
V Members of the Executive Committee
The President is elected for a two-year term at the Biennial General Meeting. The President acts as the Chairperson of the Executive and Planning Committees. The Planning Committee shall be selected by the President to assist with the Biennial Conference. The President is responsible for planning the Biennial Conference, leading the overall operation of the Association, and reporting to the membership at the Biennial General Meeting. The President is empowered to speak for the Association between meetings and will consult with the Executive Committee as necessary while conducting the Association’s business between meetings.
The Vice-President is elected for a two-year term at the Biennial General Meeting. The Vice-President is responsible for assisting the President in planning the Biennial Conference and for additional Association activities.
The Secretary-Treasurer is elected for a two-year term at the Biennial General Meeting. The Secretary-Treasurer is responsible for preparing the minutes of the Biennial General Meeting, keeping the financial records, and for additional support for the Association as required.
The Past President serves on the Executive for the two years following his/her term of office. The Past President is responsible for ensuring continuity within the leadership of the Association and for additional support for the Association as required.
The Graduate Student Representative is a master’s or doctoral student elected for a two-year term at the Biennial General Meeting. The Graduate Student Representative will ensure, in consultation with the Executive, that the interests of graduate students are reflected in the priorities of the Association.
Regional Representatives are elected for a two-year term at the Biennial General Meeting. Each representative will bring local perspectives to the Executive as the Committee proposes policies and conducts business related to the Association. Each representative will also provide additional support for the Association as required.
VI Biennial General Meeting
VII Affiliation as a Special Interest Group of CAFE/ACEFÉ
CHEA/ACHÉ’s affiliation with CAFE/ACEFÉ (CSSE) may be terminated by either side, subject to at least one year’s notice.
IX Amendment of the Constitution
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