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Voting Rules

Voting opens on January 3, 2018 and closes January 17, 2018 at 3 PM Eastern (12 PM Pacific). All voting is online. There are no paper ballots.

Individuals: To vote, log in to the AMS website using your email address and password.

Heads of schools:

Directors of teacher education programs:

If you need assistance logging in, call 212-358-1250 or email ams@amshq.org.

Election of Professional Directors

Individual members: Every current individual member (teacher, head of school, teacher educator, adult learner, and general member) has 1 vote.

Schools in the U.S.: Every Accredited, Full, and Associate member school receives 1 vote per every 100 students enrolled, or portion thereof. Every Initiate member school has 1 vote. Satellites of Accredited, Full, Associate, and Initiate member schools do not vote directly. Satellite enrollments are added to the main site enrollment and the main site school casts all votes. Schools with multiple votes may cast all their votes for 1 candidate, or distribute their votes over multiple candidates.

Schools outside the U.S.: Every Accredited, Full, Associate, and Initiate school member gets 1 vote. Satellite locations, if any, do not vote and no additional votes are allotted to main schools based on their satellite locations.

Teacher education programs: Every AMS-Affiliated TEP has 1 vote per AMS-affiliated level for the following levels: Infant & Toddler, Early Childhood, Elementary, Secondary, and Administrator. TEPs with multiple votes may cast all their votes for 1 candidate, or distribute their votes over multiple candidates.

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Election of the Board-Nominated Slate

Individual members: Every current individual member (teacher, head of school, teacher educator, adult learner, and general member) has 1 vote (to either Approve or Not Approve) the Board-Nominated Slate.

Organizational members: Every Accredited, Full, Associate, Initiate, and International member school, and every AMS-Affiliated TEP, has 1 vote (to either Approve or Not Approve) the Board-Nominated Slate on behalf of the entire organization, including satellites and/or additional levels/locations.

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