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

2018 Chapter Officers' E-Packet

Posted On Friday, August 17, 2018

2018 Chapter Officers' E-Packet

Following is a list of helpful resources for your chapter. If your chapter president does not have access to the website, please support her by sharing this with her. 

CHAPTER PRESIDENT:

Officer Calendar 
Pearls of Achievement Program 
Scholarships and Grants 
Update Your Chapter Roster Online 

CHAPTER MEMBERSHIP CHAIRMAN:
Chapter Needs Assessment (CNA) 
2019 Membership Campaign 

CHAPTER TREASURER: 
Treasurers' packets will be individually emailed to each Chapter Treasurer between August 28 - 30

CHAPTER RESOURCES:

Contact Us 
International Headquarters Staff is available to assist you with your questions, concerns and need for assistance. Please feel free to contact us for all of your AΔK needs! Our HELP tab has all of the latest info you need to navigate the International website.

Chapter Meetings 
AΔK Month/Founders Day Central, Ceremonies Booklet, Chapter Program Ideas, Distinguished Program Award (DPA), Fraternity Education, Fundraising Ideas, Pearls of Achievement Program, Recruitment/Reinstatement/Retention, Sample Chapter Meeting Agenda, Etc.

Chapter Documents and Forms 
H-103, Membership Application; H-114, Annual Chapter Highlights Summary Form; H-133, Report of Initiation Form; H-154, Petition for Reinstatement; H-151, Chapter Form for Prospective Members; Chapter Needs Assessment (CNA); Chapter Altruistic Report Form; Etc.

Scholarships and Grants
Regional Professional Development, Regional-Mini, Fine Arts Grants, Excellence in Education Award, Classroom Grant, Etc.

Library 
Clip Art, The Lamp of AΔK Song, Poems, Publications, AΔK Websites, Documents and Forms, Directory, Etc. 

General and Guiding Documents and Forms
International Bylaws, Handbook, Membership Development Manual, Etc. 
 
Chapter Supplies and Brochures (Available to Order) 
S45 "Real Life Connections for Today's Members" Brochure, S44 "Big Opportunity" Purse Size, AΔK International - Windows of Opportunity, Etc. 

Marketplace
Official Badges, Jewelry and Gifts, Etc. 

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2018 ITE Invitation

Posted On Friday, August 17, 2018

2018 ITE Invitation 

The International Teacher Education Board (ITE) cordially invites you to participate in the ITE Weekend activities on Friday evening November 9, and Saturday, November 10, 2018. A Cultural and Educational Exchange including ITE scholarship recipients, ITE Board members, International Chapter, and Alpha Delta Kappa members will be held at the Overland Park Marriott Hotel in Overland Park KS, this year.  The program will begin at 3:00 P.M. Schedule of ITE Weekend

Upon the conclusion of the afternoon activities, we will be enjoying a dinner and social interaction.  If you plan to attend either of these activities, please complete the reservation form and return to Headquarters by October 1, 2018. An online reservation form is also available. 

Alpha Delta Kappa has reserved rooms for the ITE Weekend at the Overland Park Marriott Hotel, 10800 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park, KS 66210, (913) 451-8000.  Inform them you are an Alpha Delta Kappa member and would like our room rate.  Transportation, accommodations, meals and entrance fees are the responsibility of each member.  Click here to make your Alpha Delta Kappa group rate reservation at the Overland Park Marriott.

We look forward to seeing you.  Please contact me with any questions you might have.

Fraternally,

Sandy House
Alpha Delta Kappa
ITE Board Chairman
housesa67@gmail.com
307-421-4587
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2019 Educational Symposium Application

Posted On Friday, August 17, 2018

2019 Educational Symposium Application

Application must be submittted by September 1, 2018

Submit online

Educational Symposium Sessions take place on Friday, July 19, 2019 at the 2019 International Convention in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Applicants will be notified by October 1, 2018 of their acceptance. If selected, send a head shot photo electronically to Bev Card bmwcard@gmail.com to use during the opening session by November 1, 2018.

Guidelines:
• Presenters must be registered for the International Convention
• Workshops will be 60 minutes
• Room set-up will be theater
• Internet will NOT be provided
• Bring laptop, LCD projector, screen, and extension cord or rent from hotel
• Microphones will be provided for sessions with 50+ in attendance
• Handouts and/or workshop syllabus must be sent to Kristin Banks at kbanks@alphadeltakappa.org by April 30, 2019 for placement on our website; 
  participants will bring needed handouts with them
• Etc. See application for more information.

 
For additional information contact:
Bev Card
bmwcard@gmail.com
703-200-6652

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2019-2021 International Candidates

Posted On Friday, August 17, 2018

2019-2021 International Candidates

Applications for International Office are now available.

2019-2021 International Candidates

Download Cover Letter to Candidates 

The official application form must be submitted.  

It can be submitted as an online form

It can be downloaded as:
A PDF 
A Microsoft Word document 
A Rich Text Format file, which can be used with Text Edit for the Mac

The Signature Form can be downloaded as:
A PDF 
A Microsoft Word document 
A Rich Text Format file, which can be used with Text Edit for the Mac 

Information must be limited to the space provided. Please type in the Times new Roman font – size 9 point.

Handwritten applications will not be accepted.

Candidates must email their application with the online candidate’s form on or before November 1, 2018 to Chairman Ginger Modla at gbmodla@gmail.com. Candidate information and photo will be printed in the April 2019 KAPPAN.

A candidate is not permitted to change the office for which she has applied.

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Podcasts from 2017-2019 International President Sue Pelchat

Posted On Friday, August 17, 2018

Podcasts from 2017-2019 International President Sue Pelchat

Listen to the Podcasts from 2017-2019 International President Susan Pelchat

August 2018-The Lamp of AΔK

More Podcasts here

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Do you have Fund Development Experience?

Posted On Friday, August 17, 2018

Do you have Fund Development Experience?

We need YOU for the 2019 International Convention!

Please contact Meeting Coordinator Annie Griffin, agriffin@alphadeltakappa.org

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