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Thursday November 6th, 2008 

President Brian

      Writing Retreat Status – Honorarium Money 

17 participants, went very well, session 2: 17th or 31st of January, prefer 31st

We have $320 available—buy books for the grad writing retreat, Elements of Style, or Concise APA handbook

Kyle on reporting

Georgia center 200 for room so still $100 surplus 

      Library – Timeline suggestions? 

Scanning equipment,

Assistantship for this? $800 

We are keeping it  

      New law concerning budget money 

Don’t use meas $ for personal benefit 


      Tutoring/Community Outreach Status 

No volunteers last year, get a direction for this year, make contacts, Clarke county person

2 regular volunteers grad students at Cedar Shoals—Erik, HeeJung

Saturday Math Academy November 8th, need mentors—Erica Fletcher—background check

Boys and Girls Club—tutoring after school

Show up off Oconnee—at 3 fell through crack

Cythnia: Math Night at Cleveland Road Elementary—need extra help, 10 teachers, next Thursday, 5-7

Math bags to check out and take home to parents,need bilinguial help 


      Writing Seminar Status 


      Current finances 

15 books 39.95

Dvd set, 256.21

38.04 15 books at 15.47 and 3 APA 


297.50 TO SPEND 

2625.44 SEMI CURRENT balance 2327.94 not including the grant money 

Uga fund 4970 

Spent 184.75 journals

Travel reimbursement 2 poepel 38.04 shipping

567.46 colloquim  

3935.39 left  

$1000 nctm conference 

This semester 1600 colloquium, then that leave 1300 next semester

The kicker: who gets travel reimbursements?  

Rcml—conference ein rome georgai march 1st or 2nd weekend, proposals 

Keep it at 1500 


      Current Colloquia Schedule 

Thursday, 13th 5pm Pat Thompson  700

Monday, 1st Paul Cobb 3:30  800

Thursday, 4th 5pm Raven McCrory --- 100 teacher preparation, Michigan State 

Undergrad reps organize undergrad colloquim—principals, come in and panel discuss, before job fair in jan or feb. 


      NCTM Affiliate Rebate Program 

$3 renewel, $5 new, for for or emeritus membership—renew online 

Clear 80 on book sale, have we paid for the books already?

      Booksale Report

800 sales, 75-100 profi 


      TME Update 

Maybe in jan.  


      Bulletin Board--

      Completion Certificates for Writing Seminar


       The money your organization receives is considered state funds. 

During the 2008 legislative session the General Assembly passed a bill (H.B. 113), which establishes criminal and civil penalties for the use of state funds for one’s personal benefit. This law also applies to anyone who knowingly assists another person in violating the law. 

The criminal penalties are described below:

• Misdemeanor: If total amount of misused funds does not exceed $500.00, a person will be charged with a misdemeanor of high and aggravated nature which shall be punishable by not more than 12 months of imprisonment and a fine not to exceed $5,000.

• Felony: If the total amount of misused state funds exceeds $500.00, a person will be charged with a felony which shall be punishable by not less than one nor more than 20 years of imprisonment and a fine not to exceed $50,000 or triple the amount of such unlawful purchases, whichever is greater. 

If you would like to find out more information about this bill, a meeting with Holly Schramski about HB 1113 has been scheduled for Wednesday February 25 from 8:30am to 12:30pm in G5 Aderhold Hall.