Tentative Dates Action
Oct. 2012 Board approves initial study scope, timeline and consensus criteria.
Nov. 2012 Study chair invites study committee applications.
Nov. 2012 – Jan. 2013 Education Fund Committee interviews applicants and references.
Jan. - Feb. 2013 Education Fund Committee proposes and receives approval of full Board for study committee appointments (via electronic meeting).
Jan. 2013 Study committee begins meeting, reviews study scope and timeline, and may recommend changes to Feb. Board meeting.
Feb. - Dec. 2013 Study committee prepares or selects study materials, a Leader's Guide, etc. and posts on website. A study forum or discussion list is opened.
Feb. 2013 - April 1, 2014 State and local Leagues may form study committees, examine study materials, hold public meetings, etc.
Nov. 2013 Study committee proposes consensus questions to the Education Fund Committee, which may discuss them with the study committee, and then propose and adopt them by the Board.
Jan. - April 1, 2014 State and local Leagues hold consensus meetings.
March 2014 Education Fund Committee proposes and Board appoints Member Agreement Committee.
Friday, April 18, 2014 Deadline for consensus reports via electronic survey form only.
April 2014 Member Agreement Committee decides if consensus was reached, and if so, proposes a new position statement to the Education Fund Committee, which then proposes it to the full Board for adoption.
May 2014 Consensus result or new position statement is announced before Convention.