Duties & Time commitment: Approximately 90-100 hours of commitment per year for 2 years excluding the quarterly board meeting time
The Advocacy SIG Chair is responsible for overseeing all activities related to advocating for ORTESOL members to improve working conditions and employment standards with the ultimate purpose of ensuring that all English language learners are provided optimal learning experiences throughout the state.
Convene the ORTESOL Advocacy Committee and ensure all members are clear about the goals of the committee.
Coordinate the following:
Maintain accurate records.
*Action plan activities may include: writing and disseminating position papers related to advocacy, educating our members of Congress about the effects of a policy on our constituency, inviting a member of Congress to visit ORTESOL so that he/she may see firsthand how federal funding or a policy affects day-to-day operations and the
difference it makes.
As a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization, ORTESOL cannot endorse any specific candidates, raise money for specific candidates, or encourage our members to vote for specific candidates.