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Welcome to Texas Gamma Sigma Chapter of
Alpha Delta Kappa International Honorary Educators Sorority
Contents
Chapter History
Mission and Goals
Current Projects
Events/Activites Information
Scholarship Information
Other links
Chapter History
The Texas Chapter of Gamma Sigma began in August, 1970 in Arlington, Texas Back to top
Mission and Goals
Our Mission:
Texas Gamma Sigma's Mission is to Share the Gift which lights the way to Alpha Delta Kappa Involvement.
G.I.F.T.
Our Goals:
Giving through altruistism and increased growth Opportunities.
I
nnovativative ways to raise funds for Scholarship and Altruism.
F
ellowship/Sharing/Caring
T
otally committed to World Understanding Through monthly programs and fraternal education
Altruism--Sharing a Gift of Alpha Delta Kappa
During the 2001-2003 biennium, there have been 1,803,668 hours of service, $3,974,855 in monetary gifts, $1,698,725 in scholarships; toal altruistic monetary gifts totaled
$9,122,027.
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Past Projects
Lamar Library Early Childhood Book Collections
State AltruismProject- American Heart Association
Current Projects
Hat Making Day for Cancer Patients
School Supplies for Mission Arlington
Christmas Shoeboxes for Arlington Night Shelter children
State Altruistic Project
International Altruistic Projects - St. Jude Children's Hospital and the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
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Events/Activities Information
Fall, 2009 District 1 Founder's Day Luncheon
     Cost TBD, Registration 11:00 AM, Lunch 11:30 AM, Location: TBD

October
--Alpha Delta Kappa Month
Spring
, April 18 2009 Spring Luncheon for District 1
Meetings at 7 PM, except for auctions (6:30 pm) and brunch (10:30)
October, 2009 Program Founders' Day Celebration/ ADK Month
December, 2009 Meeting: Hostess- All sisters bring auction item and a refreshment to share. Also encourage guests to attend. Program: Katheryne Lewis Winter Auction
January, 2009 Meeting Dinner out
January, 2009 Brunch: Hostess- Program-Anne Sanford Inductee Brunch 10:30 am
co-hostesses: All Gamma Sigma Sisters
Please invited prospective members.
February 9, 2009 Meeting: Hostess- Program-Initiation of new members
March, 2009 Spring Break Gathering  Time: TBA Location: TBA
April 13, 2009 Meeting: Hostess-  Program: Katie Stewart Spring Auction
Co-hostesses: all Gamma Sigma Sisters - bring an auction item (or two) and a refreshment to share.
April 18, 2009 District 1 Spring Luncheon Location:
May 11, 2009 Meeting: Hostess: Susan Hall Program:  Conservation Co-hostesses: TBA
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Scholarship Information
Local Chapter Scholarship
Students completing their last year of education courses/student teaching, use the link above to print & send completed form to Kathy Smith, 5407 Jason Drive, Arlington, Texas 76016-2953 or email to: pkathysmith@hotmail.com
State Level
For ADK members attending conferences, workshops, etc:
http://www.texas.alphadeltakappa.org/txminimetscholarform.PDF
Send above completed form for Mini-MET to State President by Feb. 25th.
Regional Level
--applications are available from S.C. Regional Scholarship Chairman. January 31st is the deadline for submitting the Regional Professional Development Scholarship Application. Mini-scholarships are due October 15 for activities that will occur from November thru April, and February 15 for activities that will occur from April thru November.
District Level District 1 ADK Scholarship Application that can be used for college tuition, workshops or seminars. Please send downloaded application completed to -----.
Other links
International Website International 2009 Convention: Greensboro, North Carolina
State Website State 2010 Convention: Dallas, Texas
District 1 Website
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Questions? Send email to: pkathysmith@hotmail.com