Beta Beta  Chapter Serving Tigard, Tualatin, and Sherwood, Oregon
 We Are: Working and retired educators supporting education and educators in the Tigard, Tualatin and Sherwood areas.
Mission: The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International promotes professional and personal growth of women educators and excellence in education.
Vision: Leading Women Educators - Impacting Education Worldwide.
Purposes:
  1. To unite women educators of the world in a genuine spiritual fellowship
  2. To honor women who have given or who evidence a potential for distinctive service in any field of education
  3. To advance the professional interest and position of women in education
  4. To initiate, endorse and support desirable legislation or other suitable endeavors in the interests of education and of women educators
  5. To endow scholarships to aid outstanding women educators in pursuing graduate study and to grant fellowships to non-member women educators
  6. To stimulate the personal and professional growth of members and to encourage their participation in appropriate programs of action
  7. To inform the members of current economic, social, political and educational issues so that they may participate effectively in a world society

Register Now for
Spring Conference
Oregon Garden April 24-26 

Early Bird registration is $50 on or before April 4, 2020, and a portion of that will be reimbursed by the Chapter.

Several of our members will be presenters at the conference.  Let's attend and show our support.

Beta Beta members are the hostesses and will be hosting a Game Night on Friday night, and providing table decorations for the dining tables.


Registration form: 


Events

Dates to Remember

April 24-26, 2020
OSO DKG Spring Conference
    Oregon Gardens
    879 W Main St, Silverton, OR 97381
    See https://dkgoregon.weebly.com/ for          details.
March 15-18, 2020
US Forum - National Legislative Seminar
    Holiday Inn,
    Arlington, VA
    See usforumdkg.org for details
    April 24-26 2020

 July 7-11, 2020
DKG Internationsl Convention
    Philadelphia, PA
   
    



Christmas Over the Top - Final Fundraiser for 2019

 
With donations and volunteers, Sandy and Wayne Bartnik once again finished our year of fundraising, donating the proceeds to the Beta Beta Education Foundation.  The event netted over $2000.  This money will help fund our Literacy, Financial Aid, High School Mini Grants, and Music and Arts projects. 

Dictionaries Given Out to 3rd Grade Classes!

September 2019 
Dictionaries, along with bookmarks, were delivered to third grade students at Middleton and Hopkins Elementary schools in Sherwood on September 24. Dorene Steffeck and Nancy McCusker, both members of the Literacy Committee, delivered the books. Literacy Committee members along with Beta Beta members will deliver dictionaries to students at Archer Glen Elementary on October 10 at 1:30 and to Edy Ridge Elementary on October 14 at 9:30. The Literacy Committee has been a part of the national Dictionary Project since 2003.

Since 2012 - we have given out 3,350 dictionaries to 3rd grade students!!
 
Happy students around a book

Our 40th Chapter Birthday!

 Founding members Nancy Lewis and x with co-presidents Mary Bell and Pam Kenyon              decorated cake for the party

Party held on June 13 featured this summary of all that Beta Beta is.


  Spring Tea 2019 Fundraiser was a Sold OUT Hit!

Spring Tea May 2018

Last update:  2/2/2020 Stevie Viaene