Alpha Delta Kappa Builds Educational Excellence, Altruism
and World Understanding Through Fellowship

Why Become a Member? Membership Benefits

  • Friendship, support and association with professional peers
  • Honor and recognition of professional achievement
  • Professional and personal growth and development opportunities
  • Informative publications and peer-reviewed publication opportunities
  • Leadership development opportunities and training
  • Extensive members-only website
  • Scholarship and travel opportunities
  • Group insurance programs

Membership, which is honorary and based on peer recognition, provides a wealth of opportunities for leadership development and networking through workshops, training sessions, conferences and conventions. But, perhaps the greatest opportunity Alpha Delta Kappa provides is the opportunity to make a difference. Around the world, Alpha Delta Kappa members combine their energies and talents to enrich their lives and the lives of others through thousands of heartwarming, community-based altruistic projects.

In the past two years alone, Alpha Delta Kappa members have given nearly 12 million dollars in monetary and other gifts, nearly 2 million dollars in scholarships and have provided more than 2 million hours of volunteer service to their communities.  Opportunities for professional and personal networking abound in Alpha Delta Kappa.  From state/provincial/national conventions and regional conferences every even-numbered year to International conventions every odd-numbered year, talented women educators gather to share ideas, fellowship, recognition and support.  Alpha Delta Kappa conferences and conventions feature informative and inspirational seminars by some of the most effective and renowned speakers today.

More than 29,000 women educators around the world have discovered the many opportunities provided by membership in Alpha Delta Kappa — opportunities for recognition of their commitment to educational excellence, for personal and professional growth and for collectively channeling their energies toward the good of their schools, communities, the teaching profession and the world.

Headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, Alpha Delta Kappa has more than 1,200 chapters located in towns and cities in every state in the U.S., and around the world in Australia, Canada, Jamaica, Mexico and Puerto Rico.

 

 

 

AΔK Announcements

#GivingTuesday: December 1, 2020

Posted On Wednesday, November 25, 2020

#GivingTuesday: December 1, 2020

#GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.), #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season. Thank you for supporting the Alpha Delta Kappa Foundation!

Learn more about #GivingTuesday

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International Convention Survey

Posted On Wednesday, November 25, 2020

International Convention Survey

Will we or won't we be in Austin next summer? Contracts have been signed. Commitments have been made. But, our members' safety and security remain the #1 priority as plans are finalized.
 
The JW Marriott in Austin is currently open for business and practicing safe, social distancing guidelines. There is no crystal ball to know what lies ahead, so the leadership team needs to know your thoughts about the infinite possibilities for our international convention.
 
Visit JW Marriott Austin for more information about current practices and information related to the hotel and its safe practices.
 
This survey will be open until Dec. 15, 2020. Thank you for your feedback!
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2021-2023 International World Understanding Projects

Posted On Wednesday, November 25, 2020

2021-2023 International World Understanding Projects

The International Executive Board approved three proposals for the 2021-2023 International World Understanding Projects.

International World Understanding Committee Chairman Rachel Shankles and her committee carefully reviewed many proposal applications for the 2021-2023 International World Understanding Project. The top five applications were submitted to the International Executive Board for consideration. After review, the International Executive Board approved three proposals for further consideration by our membership. The proposed projects are:

C.H.E.A.R. (Children’s Home with Education and Agriculture a Reality)

R.I.S.E.
(Reaching and Inspiring Students in Ethiopia)

Sewing Seeds of Hope

Detailed information about the three proposed projects will be included in the March KAPPAN, in upcoming Eblasts and on our website. Members will vote online during the month of June to select one project for the new biennium. The new project will be announced during the International Convention in July 2021.


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Imagine Missions Organization

Posted On Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Imagine Missions Organization

The Imagine Missions Organization is facing more challenges in the wake of 2020 events. Many sisters may have received information from Melissa Young, the director, that outlines Imagine Missions’ problems and requests for student sponsorships. Information can be located on the Imagine Missions Facebook page and on their website. Individuals may choose to respond to the requests shared by Imagine Missions. TEACH TOO was the International World Understanding Project that was selected by members in June 2018. We hope Imagine Missions will fare well.

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2021-2023 International Board or Committee

Posted On Wednesday, November 25, 2020

2021-2023 International Board or Committee

Alpha Delta Kappa needs you! Serving at the international level is an extremely rewarding experience and will enrich your life. Extended deadline is March 1, 2021. Applications are being accepted and an offer of service to Alpha Delta Kappa is always appreciated. 
 
Hone your leadership skills by volunteering to serve on an International Board or Committee in 2021-2023. Some areas of interest in serving as an International Committee member are Membership, Candidate Qualifications, Scholarships and Grants, International Teacher Education Program (ITE),  Altruism and more. Volunteer today!


Learn more about the International Executive Board/International Chapter (IEB/IC)


 

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St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend

Posted On Wednesday, November 25, 2020

St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend

Be a part of the St. Jude Memphis Marathon - virtually Nov. 29th- Dec. 5th. Learn about the virtual experience, register today, choose your marathon type and join the Alpha Delta Kappa Team to walk/run with us! 

Learn more and register today!

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