ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION OF ROOTS, A FAITH BASED PRIVATE EDUCATION ASSOCIATION.
The name of this Faith Based Private Education Association (PEA) shall be
Roots: A Community School
Object and Mission Statement
Roots, a Private Education Association, shall operate as a Faith Based Organization with the primary purpose of educating children of the association members utilizing a faith-based curriculum.
To maintain an environment for members, and members’ families to provide all manner of Education and learning center activities consistent with the Association philosophy, including kindergarten through 12th grade education, all manner of products, services, and information which may be deemed beneficial to the Association and its members by the Association, as a private contractual matter and to conduct any manner of private contractual business within the private domain as seen fit by the Association.
To allow the Private Association and all Private Association members a platform in which to conduct all manner of private contractual business with the Association and with other Associations and Association members, keeping all business in the private domain and utilizing the protections guaranteed by the Constitution to conduct business in private.
The mission of Roots:
Inspiring our students to reach their highest potential as free-thinking, creative human beings who have a lifelong love of learning, Roots offers a faith-based education to member families and their children, infants through Twelfth grade.
Section 1. Members.
- Primary. Primary members are adult members who are accepted as members of the association by an authorized representative of the Association and the minor children of adult members of the association.
- Business. Business Members are legal fictions and other business entities and DBA’s who are structured as a legal fiction for the purposes of business, exempting government entities or agencies, and whose primary membership intention is to do business with other members of this Association in the private domain.
Section 2. Eligibility.
- Any adult, being of sound mind and not previously banned from membership or sanctioned by the Association is eligible for membership in this Association and shall become a member upon approval of membership application.
- Children of members, not yet reaching the age of reason, being of sound mind, may conduct business under the protections of this Association with the consent of their member parent or guardian and the Association.
All financial transactions for the Private Membership Association shall be conducted in accordance with The Down-To Earth Project Bylaws.
The initial founding Trustees of this Association shall be Kirstin M. Jones, and Timothy P. Jones. The Trustees shall serve pursuant to Roots Bylaws.
In the event of the dissolution of the Association, the assets shall be liquidated and distributed to Association creditors if any lawful debt is owed or outstanding. In the event of dissolution absent any debt owed or outstanding, the Association Board of Trustees shall maintain sole discretion of the disposition of Association assets.