Calendar & Deadlines ...
September 15, 2014 -- Deadline for nominations of state officers -- link to needed forms immediate right this page
January 2015 -- Officer and Committee Chairman Meeting TBA
March 13-15, 2015 -- State Convention in Merrillville Radisson Star Plaza
State Convention Registration Form
*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
International News ...
The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International will seek applicants for the position of Executive Secretary. Follow this link for specific information, including deadline for application.
Strengthening the Buzz! -- posted August 21, 2014
U.S. Forum -- posted September 11, 2014
2015 Regional Conferences
Northeast – Baltimore, Maryland – July 8-11, 2015
Southeast – Savannah, Georgia – July 15-18, 2015
Southwest – Wichita, Kansas – July 22-25, 2015
Northwest – Regina, Saskatchewan – July 29-August 1, 2015
Last Update: September 11, 2014
Around Our State ...
Karen Turner, Tau Chapter, was recently announced as the 2014 Spirit of Women National Community Hero. A lifelong devoted educator, volunteer and ovarian cancer survivor, Karen was selected from a national pool of applicants nominated by hospitals and healthcare systems that comprise the Spirit of Women network. Follow this link to read Karen's complete award story.
Stephanie Walsh, Alpha Phi president, was one of 24 FIRST Robotics Mentors chosen nationwide to attend a 4-day U.S. Air Force/FIRST Robotics Leadership Experience in Colorado Springs, CO, August 3-6. The Leadership Experience included leadership seminars presented by United States Air Force Officers and touring the Aeronautical, Astronautical, and Mechanical Engineering Departments, cadet dormitories, as well as the famous Air Force Academy Chapel. A portion of the experience was also spent touring the nearby, highly secure, Schriever Air Force Base that houses the 50th Space Wing. While at Schriever AFB FIRST Mentors toured the GPS Operations department and both Classified and Non-Classified Communication Operations departments. Stephanie’s husband Kristopher, a FIRST Mentor as well, was also chosen to attend the experience making them the first married couple to ever attend the experience. Stephanie is a Science Educator, NASA Ignite! Curriculum Facilitator, and FIRST Robotics Mentor at Perry Central Jr-Sr High School in Leopold. Stephanie resides in Tell City, IN.
Congratulations to Carol Herzog, Alpha Zeta, who has been recognized by The Mailbox for her submission regarding the Personalized Alphabet Stories used each week to spotlight the letter of the week at the SonGrown Preschool where she is director/teacher. Carol wrote stories using each child's name and other words beginning with the letters of their names. The idea was accepted for publication in a future issue, and Carol received a $25-certificate.
Society Business ...
Officer Nominations Deadline is approaching fast--September 15!
PDF Format Nominations Form for AE State
Word Format Nominations Form for AE
New! Information from Personal Growth/Professional Affairs regarding how to renew Indiana teaching license! -- posted September 3, 2014
Does your chapter have a Web site? Please allow us to link your site to our state site. Contact the webmaster via the link at the bottom of this page.
September Hoosier Newsette -- posted August 22, 2014
Attention Chapter Presidents: As chapters plan ways to strengthen themselves, notice that the Strategic Action Planning Committee (SAP) now has its own page. The page link is located above under SAP. The page will contain links to forms and helpful information as chapters begin assembling action plans of their own. -- posted August 18, 2014
The Nondues Revenue Committee has available a vendor and exhibitor application form for individuals, groups, and/or businesses interested in booth space at state Conferences and Conventions. For guideline information contact Lois Vogel or Michelle Ball or link to application form. -- posted August 10, 2014
After July 1 please send all Form 6 and Form 18 reports and IRS 990-N (e-postcard) acceptance notices to Leslie. State Treasurer as of July 1, 2014: Leslie Hamman, 202 Greenhurst Court, Auburn 46706-9582. email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Chapter Golden Key Application Form -- posted May 18, 2014