Article 1 – Name, Mission and Purpose
Section 1 - Name: The name of the organization shall be Minnesota Advocates for Immersion Network (MAIN). It shall be a non-profit organization incorporated under the laws of the State of Minnesota.
Section 2 – Mission: Minnesota Advocates for Immersion Network acts collaboratively to support, enhance and educate others about language immersion in schools.
Section 3 - Purpose: MAIN is organized exclusively for charitable, scientific, literary and educational purposes.
The purposes of this corporation are:
• To support discussion and collaborative problem-solving of program design and implementation issues unique to language immersion programming,
• To create opportunities for professional development, cultural exchange, educational research, and communication among immersion educators,
• To advocate for and inform about immersion education at the district and state levels.