Dictionary of Terms--Regional and National
of Directors meeting. The Region brings in a national/regional certified teacher who is willing to take up to
50 students. Usually a one day program (this year will be a 1-1/2 day). The region pays all costs related to
the teacher (travel, hotel, meals, fees, etc.) and the participant only has to pay the kit fee (of course their
hotel/meals). This was started as a way to introduce members to quality offerings without having the ex-
pense of going to either a regional or national Seminar.
THaP... (Take Home a Program) - usually offered in conjunction with the spring Board of Directors meet-
ing. This is designed to help augment the chapter’s program offerings. A program is presented that is in-
tended to be taken back to the chapter to be incorporated into their schedule. The project, typically, should
be doable during a regularly scheduled meeting (occasionally two). The region pays the teacher who devel-
oped the project and it is recommended that the chapter pay the associated kit fee for their participant. If
the session is not filled with chapter representatives by a designated date, the program is available to other
MAR PRiDe Scholarship Program... (Mid-Atlantic Region Past Region Directors Scholarship program).
Monies available to any region member to pursue their interest in the needlearts. Up to $1000 lifetime, is
available. Requirement upon completion is recommended to be along the lines of an article for the Region
newsletter or development of a program for the chapter. More information is available in the Handbook
which is on the website. Applications are also there.
Joan Masterson/Edie Feisner Memorial Chapter Education Fund... Monies available for the chapter to be used
for a workshop/program. Typically in the past requests were made to support bringing in a National teacher,
either independently or through ITT. More information is available in the Handbook which is on the website.
Applications are also there.