All personnel who are employed by the School District of Palm Beach County in positions below those of Area/Assistant Superintendent and who are not eligible for membership in any other recognized group/association, including all groups eligible for membership under Florida Statute, Chapter 447, shall be eligible for membership in the Association. A member in good standing shall be defined as a current dues paying member.
A new member is any eligible employee who has never been a member of the Staff Association.
New members will be assessed dues as follows:
The fiscal year shall be July 1 – June 30 of each school year
Dues are paid by payroll deduction and will be assessed from the date of the first payroll deduction.
New Association members shall submit a signed application/payroll deduction form to the Association Treasurer. Association benefits shall commence upon the date of the first payroll deduction. Incidents or issues occurring prior to this date are not eligible for representation.
A continuing member is any eligible employee who has been a member of the Staff Association.
Continuing members will be assessed dues at the current yearly rate. The fiscal year shall be July 1 – June 30 of each school year.
If an Association member opts to terminate membership, member shall submit a written request for such to the Association Treasurer. Payroll deductions for Association dues shall cease as of the next payroll period following the date the request was received. Association benefits shall cease as of the date of the last payroll deduction.