International Alpha Delta Kappa Month

By the Governor of Alabama
WHEREAS, women in education constitute a great portion of the nation’s work force, and are constantly striving to serve their communities and nation through educational, cultural and charitable programs; and
WHEREAS, Alpha Delta Kappa is an international honorary organization of women educators dedicated to educational excellence, altruism and world understanding; and
WHEREAS, Alpha Delta Kappa works to recognize outstanding educators; build a fraternal fellowship among educators, increasing their effectiveness in promoting excellence in education; establish high standards of education; and promote educational and charitable projects; and
WHEREAS, nationally, Alpha Delta Kappa has over 32,000 members in over 1,200 chapters; and Alabama has over 1,100 members in 51 chapters; and
WHEREAS, 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 conventions; and
WHEREAS, 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:
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Kay Ivey, Governor of Alabama, do hereby proclaim the month of October 2017, as
International Alpha Delta Kappa Month
in the State of Alabama.
Given Under My Hand and the Great Seal of the Office of the Governor at the State Capitol in the City of Montgomery on the 1st day of August 2017.
Kay Ivey