Timeline

Jan - Feb

Audit council accounts

Membership drive

Advertise council annual meeting

Honour council documentation distributed to councils by exec.

March

Council annual meetings held

Leadership workshop preparation by exec

Councils nominate participants for this and advise NZLA Pres

NZLA Exec nominations close March 30

April

NZLA executive election – round 1

Return council membership and pay levies

Calendar of events for current year to NZLA President

Forum – mid April; send council report, numbers and address for copies to Forum editor

Honour Council documentation for previous year to NZLA President

To NZLA secretary:

Annual Meeting requirements
Directory updates
Annual Meeting remits
Financial statement
Delegate's report

Citation of Merit nominations to NZLA President by April 30

May

NZLA executive election – round 2 (if necessary)

Send name for Literacy Trust conference registration to NZLA President (teacher with 5 yrs or less experience)

Send advert for Literacy Trust Travel Award and NZLA Research scholarship for Aug  1 gazette

June

NZLA Annual Meeting

Honour Councils awarded

July

Forum – mid July; send council report, numbers and address for copies to Forum editor.

August

Literacy Trust Travel Award advertised in Gazette

NZLA Research Scholarship advertised in Gazette

September

International Literacy Day – September 8

Leadership Workshop

NZLA conference.

Citations of merit presented

Honour Councils acknowledged

October

Applications for Literacy Trust Travel Award close Oct 31

Applications for NZLA Research Scholarship close Oct 31

Nov - Dec

Nov 31 Research Scholarship announced

Forum – mid Dec; send council report, numbers and address for copies to Forum editor

Dec 31 Close off financial records