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FULL SCHOOL MEMBERSHIP

The MINNDEPENDENT Full School Membership is available to accredited schools. These schools will be given full membership status in MINNDEPENDENT. Below are member requirements and opportunities:

  • Fully accredited;
  • In operation for at least one year;
  • Proof of 501(c)(3) status from IRS;
  • Willing to provide recent annual report or Form 990, as available;
  • Opportunities to participate in all MINNDEPENDENT programs, councils, and committees;
  • Use of the MINNDEPENDENT logo/äóìseal of approvaläó on all materials (print and electronic);
  • Eligible for board service.

AFFILIATE SCHOOL MEMBERSHIP

The MINNDEPENDENT Affiliate School Membership is available to non-accredited schools. These schools will be given membership status in MINNDEPENDENT with the following requirements and opportunities:

  • In operation for at least one year;
  • Proof of 501(c)(3) status from IRS;
  • Willing to provide recent annual report or Form 990, as available;
  • Opportunities to participate in all MINNDEPENDENT programs, councils, and committees;
  • Opportunity to be connected with a full school member who will act as a äóìmentoräó;
  • Use of the MINNDEPENDENT logo/äóìseal of approvaläó on all materials (print and electronic);
  • Not eligible for board service.

PROVISIONAL SCHOOL MEMBERSHIP

The MINNDEPENDENT Affiliate School Membership is available to start-up schools in operation for less than one year. These schools will be given membership status in MINNDEPENDENT with the following äóìprovisionsäó applying:

  • In operation less than one (1) year;
  • Proof of 501(c)(3) status from IRS;
  • Annual MINNDEPENDENT membership dues must be paid in full prior to official membership approval;
  • Willing to provide recent annual report or Form 990, as available;
  • Use of the MINNDEPENDENT logo/”seal of approval” on all materials (print and electronic);
  • Not eligible for MINNDEPENDENT STEM Grants or free membership to the Science House;
  • Not eligible for service on MINNDEPENDENT committees, councils, or board of directors.

 

DUES AND MEMBERSHIP STRUCTURE

The membership dues and payment structure as outlined below pertains to all school membership