The Educational Excellence Committee (appointed) shall promote international and state programs and projects for excellence in education, including World Fellowship.

The committee shall act as a liaison between its international and chapter counterparts in disseminating materials and suggestions.

The committee shall consist of a chair and up to four (4) members representing different areas of the state. In addition, the following people shall serve on this committee: a) the state music representative; b) the U.N. Liaison.

The Program of Work Committee has become the Educational Excellence Committee (EEC). DKG International instituted this change in the new constitution at the convention in summer 2010, and IOTA State amended its Bylaws and Standing Rules to reflect this change at the IOTA State Convention in April 2011. The EEC has adopted these International goals:

  • Promote the Schools for Africa Project
  • Support Early Career Educators
  • Encourage programs that
  • Increase members' personal and professional goals
  • Focus on educational excellence
  • Promote the DKG/UN relationship
  • Increase members global awareness
  • Impact educational law and policy

2019-2021 Educational Excellence Committee


Chair: Dr. Kimberly Beckerdite
Omicron, Peninsula CC
Email Address: 

Jessica Jones


Member: Dr. Jessica Jones

(World Fellowship)

Beta Chi, Piedmont CC

Email Address: 

 Pat Merson 2019

Member: Pat Merson

(UN Liaison)

Zeta, Ellinor G. Preston CC

Email Address: 

Suzanna Mullins


Member: Suzanna Mullins

Alpha Psi, Lonesome Pine CC

Email Address: 

Allison (Allie) Stough 2019 


Member: Allison (Allie) Stough

(Fine Arts Representative)

Beta Pi, Ellinor G. Preston CC

Email Address:  





2016-18 Biennium Report for Chapter Presidents 2019 Fine Arts Festival Entry Form

2015 Educational Excellence Report Fine Arts Festival Flyer 2019

2016-18 Biennium Report for Chapter Presidents  UPDATED  2017-2019 Educational Excellence Committee Action Plan

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