Alpha Delta Kappa
                       California Beta Eta Chapter

International Honorary Sorority for Women Educators

Pearls of Achievement Award


Beta Eta earned the 7-PEARL Award

2000,  2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012


7-Pearl Chapter 2014 Requirements

Being a 7-Pearl Chapter is Alpha Delta Kappa’s highest award

Chapters earn “pearls” from June 1 through May 31 each year.  One “pearl” is awarded for the attainment of each of the criteria listed up to a maximum of seven.  A chapter will be recognized as a “7-Pearl” chapter if it meets at least seven of the criteria listed, including the first three which are required.


New Criteria for 2014:

    Chapters earn “pearls” from June 1 through May 31 based on
    the following criteria:
    *1.  Positive chapter growth by May 31.
    *2.  IRS Form 990; 990-EZ;
          990-N ePostcard must be filed by
         the 15th day of the fifth month following the chapter’s fiscal
         year-end, with a copy of confirmation sent to International
    *3.  Timely Reporting
    a. Annual Chapter Highlights Summary (H-114) submitted
    to Headquarters by August 1, reporting meetings from
    June 1 through May 31 (can be submitted online);
    b. H-138 Member Payment Record with dues and fees paid to
    Headquarters and postmarked no later than January 31.
    4.  Pink copy of Membership Action Plan (H-128) with first three
    columns (Part A) completed and submitted to International
    Headquarters by October 15 (even year). Yellow copy of MAP
    with the last column (Part B) completed and submitted to
    International Headquarters no later than October 15 (odd year).
    (Can be submitted online)
    5.  Chapter Balance (15 or more members with at least 50
    percent of the members actively engaged/employed in
    6.  Retention Rate of 90 percent or higher [Number of members
    at chapter year end (May 31 of current year) minus any new
    members divided by the number of members at the chapter
    year beginning (June of last year)].
    7.  Chapter represented at International Convention (For the
    reporting period June 1, 2013 - May 31, 2014).
    8.  Observed Alpha Delta Kappa Month.
    9.  Colonized or sponsored a new chapter


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      Betty Rosenberg Golden Chapter Award

      Awarded by the California State Executive Board, this is the highest award a chapter can earn.  It is based on participation, altruism, and member growth.  Beta Eta has the distinction of winning this award THREE times!


      Membership Recognition - Southwest Region

      Susan B Komen Race for the Cure

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