Making A Better World Initiative

Purpose:  

An annual recognition program designed to promote and recognize Alpha Delta Kappa members who make outstanding contributions by advancing cross-cultural learning and relationships and/or increasing awareness and involvement in global issues.

Overview:
This optional, non-competitive initiative:

Recognizes outstanding programs, projects and activities that make a significant contribution to societies at home and/or around the world;
Advances cross-cultural learning and relationship building;
Encourages social responsibility;
Increases awareness and involvement in global issues;
Raises awareness of Alpha Delta Kappa members’ impact worldwide.

Recognition:

Each participant will receive a Certificate of Commendation;
Summary may be posted on the Alpha Delta Kappa website or published in the KAPPAN;
Program, project or activity may be featured in workshops at S/P/N conventions, regional conferences and International conventions.
Are you, your chapter or a chapter member engaged in a compelling program or activity that benefits either your local community or the international community?  If so, Alpha Delta Kappa would like to recognize this important contribution and share your story.

Eligibility Requirements:

Members, chapters and states/provinces/nations are eligible to enter;
Program, project or activity must have been conducted in the past year;
Program, project or activity must benefit non-Alpha Delta Kappa members;
Summary must be submitted using the Online Summary Form below.
Summary must be submitted in English;
Summary must be submitted electronically by midnight, March 1.
Take the Initiative and Show How Alpha Delta Kappa is Making A Better World

Making A Better World Initiative Summary
First Name
Last Name
My S/P/N & Chapter
Email
Home Phone
Name of Project, Program or Activity

In 500 words or less, tell your success story. The following questions may help you describe your program, project or activity:
-When, why and where was the activity started?
-What were the goals/objectives? How were they reached? How did your program improve upon what has been done in the past?
-What were the measurable outcomes of the program?
-What was the actual impact on people, communities, quality of life? How did it benefit society?
-What resources were needed to implement the program?
-Who was involved in this program?
-How will this initiative be sustainable? In what ways will it continue “making a better world?”


List the Project Success Story:





Making a Better World Initiative Guidelines

Purpose:  An annual recognition program designed to promote and recognize Alpha Delta Kappa members who make outstanding contributions by advancing cross-cultural learning and relationships and/or increasing awareness and involvement in global issues.

Procedures:

  1. Members, chapters, states, provinces or nations submit the Summary Form to Headquarters by March 1.
  2. Headquarters staff forwards all Summary Forms received to the Chairman of the International World Understanding Committee by March 15.
  3. The International World Understanding Committee reviews each summary and establishes the order for online posting of the summaries on the website.
  4. The committee returns the summaries, marked in order of posting, to Headquarters.
  5. Headquarters posts the summaries as directed.
  6. Headquarters sends each participant a Certificate of Commendation.