The name of this organization shall be International
Association of Educators hereinafter referred to as the
International Association of Educators (INASED) aims to
develop new pedagogies, educational theories and alternative
languages for the cross-cultural communication and
understanding. The association also aims to promote educational
theory and practice worldwide through publications, conferences,
cross-cultural activities, international projects, research,
online networking and professional development. The INASED
encourages its members to pursue, publish, present and
disseminate empirical research, theoretical statements, and
philosophical arguments on the current issues and future
conceptions of educational theory and practice.
This association is open to all educators including
undergraduate and graduate students at colleges of education
who have an interest in communicating with other educators from
different countries and nationalities. All candidates of
membership have to submit a membership application form to the
executive committee. E-mail address for requesting a
membership form and submission is:
Members of this organization are free to leave and disassociate
without fear of retribution and harassment.
Membership is terminated at the written request of the member.
Annulment of Membership requires a General Meeting of the
executive committee, and more than 50% of the members of the
committee voting for the annulment.
There are two kinds of members - voting
members and nonvoting members. Only the members who pay their
dues before the election call are called Voting Members and can
vote in all elections and meetings and be candidate for
Executive Committee in the elections. Other members are called
Dues will be determined and assessed at the
first week of April of each year by the Executive Committee.
The officers of the INASED shall be:
c. General Secretary
The President shall call and preside over all meetings,
appoint and remove all committees and members of the
executive committee, serve as ex-officio member of all
committees, assign duties to the Vice-Presidents,
General Secretary and treasurer or assume their duties
when appropriate, preside as election officer, and
perform such other duties as prescribed in the
The Vice-Presidents shall assume all duties of the
President in the event of absence and carry out other
duties as assigned by the President, coordinate the
activities of the standing committees and ensure that
they are performing their duties in accordance with the
The General Secretary shall record all meetings and
handle all correspondence of the INASED, record a
written history of all relevant events that occur in the
INASED, represent the INASED at any required
meetings, keep a current list of all committee members
and relative chair persons, assist the President in
presiding over elections, prepare and post a monthly
calendar of events.
The treasurer shall organize all meetings of academic
committee, and be responsible for all money received and
spent by the association, subject to prior approval from
the Executive Committee. The treasurer shall be
responsible for the maintenance of such books of account
and records as may be necessary to conform to the
requirements herein, prepare a monthly status report for
the Executive Committee, and coordinate the semester
budget preparation and presentation for the approval by
the Executive Committee. All transactions require
advance approval of the academic coordinator.
Election of Officer
The President shall be elected at the last week of April
and hold office for a period of two calendar years.
The outgoing President shall call for elections and
should allow reasonable amount of time for a member's
declaration of candidacy to be submitted. Nominations
for Presidency shall be opened by the outgoing President
to all full members at least 2 weeks prior to the
nomination close date. Members wishing to run for
Presidency should sign their names on an election sheet
provided by the Secretary. The close of nominations
shall occur at least 24 hours and not more than 7 days
prior to the election date. No nominations will be
accepted after the nominations are closed. There will be
no write-in votes.
The date of the election shall be determined by the
outgoing executive committee. Elections shall be held
during a general meeting in which only full members
present will be allowed to vote.
An election is unnecessary if there is only one
candidate for the Presidency.
Elections shall be held by secret ballot, and the
President will be selected by simple majority. If there
is not a 50% margin, a run-off election will immediately
take place between two top candidates. The presiding
officer shall only vote in the event of a tie between
The President shall select his/her cabinet.
If the office of President should become vacant during
the term of office, the Vice President shall assume the
office. All other vacated offices shall be filled by the
Resignation & Removal
The President shall notify INASED of his will to resign
in writing, and the resignation shall be approved by the
50% or more of the members of General Assembly. Any
Executive Committee member other than the President
shall notify the committee of his/her will to resign,
and the resignation should be approved by 50% or more of
the Executive Committee.
In case the President does not fulfill his/her duties,
he/she will be removed from the office by the approval
of 50% or more of the members of General Assembly. In
case any Executive Committee member other than the
President does not fulfill his/her duties, he/she will
be removed from office by the approval of 50% or more of
the members of Executive Committee.
Dissolution Of The Association
The General Assembly retains the sole right to dissolve
the Association which requires a 2/3 majority of the
votes at an official meeting.
There shall be an August and an April meeting of the
General Assembly. The President is elected in the April
meeting for a period of 2 years. The previous Executive
Committee has to be clarified by the General Assembly
before the new Executive Committee starts its duties.
Additional Meetings can be called upon by a petition
request of the Executive Committee or 50% or more of the
The INASED Executive Committee shall meet once a month
during the academic year. Other meetings may be called
as requested by the President.
Amendments to the Constitution and Bylaws
Amendments to the Constitution and Bylaws of the INASED
shall be proposed in writing to the officers no less
than two weeks prior to the meeting at which they will
be considered for approval. The proposed amendment will
be posted at a designated location no less than three
days prior to the meeting at which it will be considered
for approval. Approval of an amendment requires a
two-thirds majority vote of all members present at the
The INASED shall not discriminate on the basis of race,
creed, color, sex, age, nationality, disability or
The INASED shall adhere to the Illinois State’s laws,
rules, and regulations. The INASED shall not participate
in any form of hazing.
1. Amendments to the Constitution
Amendments to the Constitution require General Assembly
and follow the procedures of Article VIII
2. Amendments to the Bylaws
Amendments to the Bylaws require the approval of the
majority of Executive Committee or the General Assembly
and immediate notification of all members via e-mail or
3. Article XII
Ratification Of The Constitution And The Bylaws
The ratification requires a General Assembly meeting
following the procedures of Article VIII and 2/3
majority of the votes at on official meeting.
Bylaws of the INASED
Membership requires a written membership request
provided by the INASED. Denial of membership requires
the approval of the review committee. If denial is not
approved by the review committee, the case is presented
in one of the biannual meetings of the General Assembly.
There is a membership due decided by the executive
Duties Of The Executive Committee
The functions of the Executive Committee shall include
a. Review the actions of the sub-committees
b. Approve the annual budget
c. Approve or deny membership
d. Propose amendments to the Constitution and approve
amendments to the Bylaws
e. Take action in circumstances not foreseen by the
f. Initiate and monitor planning for the future
operations of the Association.
g. Propose guidelines for fiscal operating policy.
Oversee revenue generation and expenses, and examine the
financial impact of current and proposed operations of
h. Monitor relations between INASED and other
i. Maintain oversight of the public affairs activities
of the Association, including the conduct of duties that
have been approved by the Executive Committee.
Publications and WebPages of the INASED
The INASED publishes the International
Journal of Progressive Education, and Turkish Journal of
Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research. All rights
of the International Journal of Progressive Education, and
Turkish Journal of Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic
Research (Egitimde Politika Analizleri ve Stratejik Arastirmalar
Dergisi) are reserved by the INASED.
The INASED is the owner of the following