Calendar & Deadlines ...
*Two Executive Board meetings occur each year, in April and September. Chapter presidents are urged to attend these important business meetings or send a representative
April 28-30, 2017 -- State Convention, Lexington Hotel (on the grounds of the original Indianapolis International Airport) Indianapolis
International News ...
The new Collegial Exchange (send sub- missions to: firstname.lastname@example.org )
focuses on practical tips for the classroom and for DKG; on sharing viewpoints on educational and DKG topics; and on providing a place for creative expression. In particular, the editorial board hopes that the magazine will be a place to exchange ideas about “controversial” topics.
Curriculum of Hope newsletter -- posted June 1, 2016
The International Communications and Publicity Committee offers valuable information regarding building a website correctly. -- posted September 1, 2015
Follow this link to important standards for use of Society logos and graphics! -- posted Sept. 1, 2015
Get Connected -- posted July 2, 2016
US Forum -- posted July 5, 2016
Around Our State ...
Congratulations to the newest initiates of Kappa Chapter! Accepting their responsibilities to DKG June 14 are Jessica Raposo, Becky Lafuze, Rachael Phillips, Leslie West, Kate Downs, Tiauna Washington, and Jennifer Cross. Not pictured: Jane Lamb
Celeste Johnson, Kappa, was named Teacher of the Year for Richmond Community Schools for 2015-16 .
Phyllis Eloff, Kappa, was named Friend of Education for Richmond Community Schools for 2015-16. Congratulations to these two excellent teachers and to Kappa Chapter!
Congratulations also to Sigma Chapter's newest member, Anna Rominger, who was named Sagamore of the Wabash recently. Few women educators have held this honor.
Congratulations to Terry Wiedner of Muncie! Her article, "Generations Do Differ: Best Practices in Leading Traditionalists, Boomers, and Generations X,Y, Z," had been chosen for inclusion in Vol. 82-1 Issue of The International Journal for Professional Educators.
Congratulations to Karen Kinney of Markle! Her article "Writing for students" has been selected for inclusion in Vol. 82-2 of The Collegial Exchange.
Please use this link to the Indiana site:
Society Business ...
Please notify the webmaster if you cannot access any form and it will be returned to you by an email attachment.
Chapter presidents should complete the following forms regarding the coming biennium:
Chapter Officers Report (Word)
Chapter Officers Report (PDF)
Chapter Committee Chairmen Report (Word)
Chapter Committee Chairmen Report (PDF)
-- posted June 1, 2016
June 2016 Issue Hoosier Newsette -- posted June 1, 2016
Chapter presidents should complete the Profile Premiere Challenge survey when they have had their members create member profiles on the International website. The survey can be fund at: http://goo.gl/qA1GR4 -- posted May 7, 2016.
International Website-Linking Policy will change in July! Make sure you are up to date with your certification! Get Connected!--posted May 7, 2016
Elections for State Officers 2017
Officers to be elected at the April 2017 State Convention are President, First Vice President, Second Vice, Secretary, and also Nominations/Personnel Committee members from Northeast (Councils 3 and 6) and Southwest (Councils 10 and 12).
Timeline for President, First and Second Vice President, and Secretary applications:
An article will be in the summer 2016 Hoosier Newsette giving detailed information about officer responsibilities as well as the necessary forms.
You can also contact Barbara Shirden at email@example.com with any questions.
-Nomination and Recommendation forms are due Nov. 1.
-Nominations Committee selections will be made by Jan. 15, 2017. -Committee will present slate at winter board meeting.
-Slate will be announced in March Hoosier
State Officer Nomination and Endorsement forms for 2017-2019 -- posted June 29, 2016
Timeline for filling positions of Editor and Webmaster:
-An article will be in the fall 2016 Hoosier Newsette.
-Applications will be available on line or from firstname.lastname@example.org.
-Application deadline will be Feb. 1,
-Results of the interview process will be
presented to State Board prior to 2017
Talk to a friend. Consider it yourself. DKG is an opportunity waiting.
Sign up for receiving The Hoosier Newsette electronically instead of by regular mail
by filling out the form Indiana DKG: The Hoosier Newsette. Visit:
Note: The Membership Page has been moved to the drop-down menu under Personnel.
Is your chapter a Golden Key Chapter?
The following links concern the 2016-2018 chapter presidential biennium.
Link to Golden Key Requirements--posted July 2, 2016
Link to Golden Key Application -- posted July 2, 2016