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October is Alpha Delta Kappa Month

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

The Cherokee Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa wishes to announce that

October is International Alpha Delta Kappa Month. The local chapter currently has 23 active members.

Alpha Delta Kappa is an international honorary organization for women

educators. It was founded in 1947 by Agnes Shipman Robertson, Marie

Neal, Marion Southall and Hattie Poppino, visionary women who saw a

need to recognize and support the professional efforts of outstanding

women educators.

For over 50 years 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

channelling their energies toward the good of their schools,

communities, the teaching profession and the world.

Headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, Alpha Delta Kappa today has

over 45,000 members in over 1,500 chapters located in towns and

cities in every state and Puerto Rico and around the world in Australia,

Canada, Jamaica and Mexico.

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


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.

Because of these projects, it's a brighter day in a nursing home, a mother has a second chance at learning to read, a local hospital has a much-needed new

piece of equipment, and there are scholarships to send bright young

women to college to become teachers.

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