AISES Club rules/AMERICAN INDIAN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING SOCIETY ( Mission Statement)
The American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) is a national, nonprofit organization, which nurtures building of community by bridging science and technology with traditional Native values. Through its educational programs, AISES provides opportunities for American Indians and Native Alaskans to pursue studies in science, engineering, business and other academic arenas. The trained professionals then become technologically informed leaders within the Indian community. AISES' ultimate goal is to be a catalyst for the advancement of American Indians and Native Alaskans as they seek to become self-determined members of society.
The purpose of the AISES club will be to conduct meetings and activities which will enhance the attainment of the goals set forth in the mission statement.
1.AISES a school sponsored club is open to all American Indians and Native Alaskan students with a 2.5 GPA.
2.Club members are subject to all rules and regulations that are set forth in the school handbook and county school board policy. Violation of stated rules will be considered grounds for dismissal from the club.
3.All AISES club activities and offices are subject to approval to the principal.
4.Attendance to the meetings and activities and active participation is expected. Scheduled meetings and dates will be announced at the first meeting and held monthly.
5.Club officiers to be elected will consist of a president and a secretary. All club officiers will be expected to conduct themselves in an exemplary manner at all times. School suspension or disciplinary action from school officials is not acceptable. Failure to maintain passing grades is not acceptable. Failure to maintain good school attendance, is not acceptable.
6.Students sent to ISS or OSS may not participate in AISES activities for 30 days.
7.All AISES club members are encouraged to participate in the local Indian Education Science fair. If the student wins locally and advances to the national and wins, that project or an updated version cannot be resubmitted ever again.
8.AISES members will be expected to participate in a community service project.
(Guidelines for participation and conferences and workshops)
1. Must have a 506 number on file.
2.Must attend AISES club meetings regularly.
3.Should have good school attendance.
4.No disciplinary records.
5.Classroom teacher approval.
6.Students that have not attended previous conferences for workshops paid by Indian Education within the last 1-2 years will be considered first choice.
7.11th and 12th graders will be given preference for national AISES conferences, providing all above guidelines are met.