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Chapter Treasurers and Membership Chairs

Posted On Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Chapter Treasurers and Membership Chairmen

NOW, Chapter Treasurers and Membership Chairmen can update your chapter roster on the website (in addition to the Chapter President). This eliminates the use of the H-119, Report for Member Changes form (with the exception of chapter transfers). Go to the Alpha Delta Kappa website and login. Then go to the DIRECTORY and click on “My Chapter Roster”. Click on the name of the member you’d like to update...For further instructions, click here.

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2017 Chapter Officer Packet

Posted On Tuesday, October 10, 2017

2017 Chapter Officer Packet

Chapter Officer Packets have been mailed out to Chapter Presidents. The packets left Headquarters on Aug. 31st so you should expect them to arrive during Sept. In odd years (International Convention years), packets are delayed in mailing.


The contents of the packet are listed below-

Material for chapter president:

Pearl Certificate (if awarded)

Scholarships & Grants Information Sheet

Officer Calendar

Directions for updating your chapter roster on the website

International Altruistic and World Understanding Project Information and new ways to support the Alpha Delta Kappa Foundation


Material for chapter treasurer:

H-138 Members Payment Record, FAQ and Mailing Instructions  (email Headquarters for replacements)

C-1 Report


Material for chapter membership chairman:

Membership Campaign Information

Chapter Needs Assessment

Pearls of Achievement Flyer

Badge (alternate source) info



Strategic Plan
A∆K Month Suggested  Activities
Beginning and Ending Your Term in Office
Chapter Altruistic  Report Form
Chapter Officers’ Guidelines
City Sign Illustration and Guidelines
Excellence in Education Award Information and  Documents
Fine Arts Grants Flyer
H-103 Membership Application Form
H-114 Annual Chapter Highlights Summary
H-119 Report for Member Changes
H-151 Prospective Member Recommendation Form (copy as needed)
H-154 Petition for Reinstatement
Member Needs Assessment for Chapter Membership Chairman
Regional Professional Development Scholarship Program Memo
Resolutions Information
S49 New Member Process
Sample Chapter Meeting Agenda

Brochures:
Alpha Delta Kappa: Real Life Connections for Today’s Educators
Educators Insurance Program

 

 

 
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Alpha Delta Kappa Month/Founders' Day Central

Posted On Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Alpha Delta Kappa Month/Founders' Day Central

We come together to remember our Founders and to celebrate our membership in ALPHA DELTA KAPPA. It was through the vision, dedication, and actions of Agnes Shipman Robertson, Marion Southall, Marie Neal, and Hattie Poppino that the state of Missouri in 1947 issued a charter incorporating ALPHA DELTA KAPPA, allowing it to organize chapters in every state and around the globe. We honor our Founders!

Ideas and Activities 

Founders' Day ceremonies 

History of Alpha Delta Kappa, founded in 1947

Founders’ photos

Founders’ biographies

Download the Founders’ PowerPoint show 
(Taken from the Commemorative KAPPAN for our 50th anniversary)


Clip art

AΔK month proclamation

The Lamp of Alpha Delta Kappa song 

S/P/N websites
 - Check out their AΔK Month/Founders’ day activities

For more general chapter meeting ideas and activities: 

Chapter program ideas

Fraternity education activities 

Suggestions for the fraternity education chairman
 
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Disaster Relief

Posted On Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Disaster Relief

Our sisters have been, and are being, affected by natural disasters in multiple locations. Let us keep them in our thoughts and prayers at this time as they assess their damage and work to move forward. There are many agencies who are moving to get supplies and assistance to those in need according to news reports. 

Keeping up with the weather and disasters of this magnitude is difficult at times.  Please keep in touch and let us know if you have something to be shared or reported regarding our Alpha Delta Kappa family. Let us pull together and embrace our sisters with support, love and care who are in need at this time.  What can we do?  

The Alpha Delta Kappa Foundation has a line item in its budget for disaster relief. Donations can be sent to HQ written to the Alpha Delta Kappa Foundation and you can indicate on the subject/memo line “disaster relief” or more specifically to an S/P/N (ex:  Louisiana flooding).  Online donations may also be made through the website. When it is specific to a S/P/N, those monies will be sent to the S/P/N treasurer and that S/P/N Disaster Relief Committee will decide how to distribute the funds to assist our members affected.  A donation with only “disaster relief” will go into the fund and be distributed as needed depending on the number of inquiries. Your donation is tax deductible and you will receive a donation statement for tax purposes in January. 

A note about membership badges lost in natural disasters:  If chapters have extra badges in their badge banks, please send them to International Headquarters (1615 W 92nd St, Kansas City, MO 64114) with a personal note to a sister who may have lost hers in a disaster, and we will see that they are appropriately distributed. 

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IRS: Filing the IRS E-Postcard (990-N)

Posted On Saturday, August 5, 2017

IRS: Filing the IRS E-Postcard (990-N)

**Phishing scheme**:
We have recently learned that there is a 990-N e-Postcard phishing scheme out there, where chapters are getting emails disguised as if they are coming from Headquarters with a link to file the 990-N e-Postcard.  The link is to a false IRS site, and when they try to file it tells them they either owe money to the IRS or have to pay money to file. Click here for more info.
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NEW Pearls of Achievement program

Posted On Saturday, August 5, 2017

NEW Pearls of Achievement Program

NEW FORMS DEADLINES (H-114, CNA and Altruistic). On June 1, 2017 we rolled out our NEW Pearls of Achievement Program. Chapters earn “pearls” from June 1 through May 31 each year. One pearl, up to a maximum of seven pearls, is awarded for the attainment of each of the criteria as identified on the Pearls of Achievement Award Checklist.

NEW Pearls of Achievement Program 
-Began June 1, 2017
 

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