The women of Delta Kappa Gamma are invited and encouraged to attend CTAUN 2020.  CTAUN, the Committee on Teaching About United Nations is hosting its annual conference on Friday, February 28, 2020 in New York, NY.  This all day conference will honor the UN for its 75th anniversary and charter of WAR NO MORE.  After a welcome by Under-Secretary for Children in Armed Conflict Virginia Gamba, Ambassador Cho Hyun, Republic of Korea, and CTAUN Chair Anne-Marie Carlson, the day's conversations will be guided by the topics of CREATING PEACE; PEACE EDUCATION AND TRANSFORMATIVE EDUCATION; NEW TECHNOLOGIES; WOMEN, PEACE AND SECURITY; DISARMAMENT;  and WORLD PEACE THROUGH LAW: FORCE OF LAW NOT THE LAW OF FORCE; For teaching resources, more information about the conference and to register, click here to  visit CTAUN.

 The Annual Awards Luncheon hosted by the Cook County Coordinating Council will be held at 11:15 a.m. on March 7, 2020 at the Wilmette Golf Club. The theme of this year's luncheon is "Wings to Success".   The guest speaker will be a representative from The WINGS Program which provides housing, integrated services, education and advocacy to end domestic violence.  The Cook County Coordinating Council will be collecting items for donation to WINGS and invites participants to bring to the luncheon any items from the WINGS Wish List.   Awards presented will include Chapter Member Achievement, Outstanding Student Teacher and Outstanding Legislator.  A supply collection will be taken for Outstanding Student Teacher Award recipients.  Lunch will include choice of entree (Vegetable Lasagna, Chicken Marsala or Lemon Pepper Salmon), a garden salad, twice baked potato, green beans, breadsticks, dessert and soft beverages.  A cash bar will be open for service.  Be sure to submit your Registration Form with payment by February 12 to receive an early bird registration fee of $35.  After February 12, registration fee will be $40.

DKG members are invited and encouraged to attend the National Legislative Seminar this March 15 - 18, 2020.  This four day seminar offers many exciting opportunities such as learning and practicing advocacy skills; networking with DKG members; discussing important issues; listening to informative speakers; meeting with congressional representatives; hearing legislative briefings; and participating in historic tours.  For more information, please visit the DKG website.  For an earlybird discount, please register by February 10.

Beta Alpha is forming a food packing team to contribute to the work of Feed My Starving Children in Schaumburg.  Our team is scheduled to pack food on Saturday, April 18, 2020 from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.  Brunch and a meeting will follow at the nearby Egg Harbor Cafe.  Register for our food packing team here.

Meet me in St. Louis for the DKG Illinois State Organization Convention at the Marriott St. Louis Airport, St. Louis, MO.  This great event scheduled for April 24 - 26, 2020 will include a pre-convention tour to Kimmswick, a leadership academy, one hour workshops, ten minute takeaways, poster sessions, vendors and more!  Cathy Daugherty, our International President, will be our Society Representative.  Cathy hails from the state of Virginia and was a former Latin teacher.  

Two books will be featured for discussion this year.  The first featured book is Lilac Girls , a historical fiction novel by Martha Hall Kelly.  The featured non-fiction selection is Educated, A Memoir by Tara Westover.  

The convention is a wonderful opportunity to renew connections and make new connections with DKG sisters.  It is an opportunity for learning, inspiration and fun!  Your fashion expertise will be welcome at this year's convention as it opens in style with a "Meet Me in St. Louis" themed performance by some of our members, including a style show of vintage hats.  All are invited to wear a vintage hat to the convention opening.   Convention registration is now open!  Click here for registration and hotel information.

Events 2019 - 20



10:00 a.m.

Beta Alpha Executive Board 


Curt's Cafe, Evanston

SEPTEMBER 20 - 21, 2019

DKG Illinois State Organization

Executive Board Meeting

Holiday Inn Suites, Bloomington

OCTOBER 12, 2019

8:30 a.m.

CCCC Meeting

Jedi's Garden, Oak Lawn

OCTOBER 17, 2019

5:30 p.m.

Beta Alpha Meeting & Theatre

Gusto Italiano & Oil Lamp Theatre, Glenview


10:15 a.m.

DKG Illinois State Organization

Legislative Seminar

Public Library of Springfield​



11:30 a.m.

Beta Alpha Meeting and Educational Tour

Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center, Skokie


10:00 a.m.

Beta Alpha Meeting / Arts Event

Ten Mile House Restaurant / 

Evanston Art Center​


10:00 a.m.

Beta Alpha Executive Board Meeting

Symphony's Cafe, Evanston


8:30 a.m.

CCCC Meeting

Manny's Deli, Chicago


11:30 a.m.

Beta Alpha Meeting and Lunch

Hackney's on Lake, Glenview

View invitation here


CTAUN Conference

United Nations New York

Register here

March 6 - 7, 2020

4th Annual Illinois Teacher 

Leadership Summit

Radisson Hotel, Bloomington

Click here for more information


11:15 a.m.

CCCC Awards Luncheon

Wilmette Golf Club

Earlybird registration by 2/12

MARCH 15 - 18, 2020

National Legislative Seminar

Holiday Inn, National Airport

Crystal City

Arlington, VA

Click here for more information

Register for earlybird by  2/10


11:15 a.m.

Beta Alpha Meeting and Educational Tour, Notorious: RBG!  

Illinois Holocaust Museum 

Event postponed!


9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Beta Alpha Service Day

Feed My Starving Children, Schaumburg

Event cancelled

APRIL 24 - 26, 2020

DKG Illinois State Organization 


Marriott St. Louis Airport, 

St. Louis, MO

Event cancelled

Friday, April 24, 2020

9:00 a.m.

DKG Illinois State Organization

Leadership Academy

Marriott St. Louis Airport, 

St. Louis, MO

Event cancelled

MAY 4, 2020

5:00 p.m.

Beta Alpha Finance Meeting


MAY 14, 2020

5:00 p.m.

Basilico Restaurant

Beta Alpha Meeting / Induction

RSVP by May 7

Event cancelled



9:00 a.m.

DKG Illinois State Organization Leadership Academy

Bradley University, Peoria

Event cancelled

JUNE 23 - 25, 2020

DKG Illinois State Organization

Creative Arts Retreat

Allerton Park, Monticello, IL

Proposal to present due April 15

Register for CAR now 

JULY 7 - 11, 2020

DKG International Convention

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

Click here for Hotel and

Registration information 

JULY 12 - 16, 2020

DKG New York City Getaway

JULY 16, 2020

9:00 a.m.

DKG Illinois State Organization

Leadership Academy

IEA Building, Bloomington, IL

Event cancelled

AUGUST 5, 2020

4:00 p.m.

DKG Illinois State Organization

Celebrating Women Educators

Making a Difference

Sleepy Creek Vineyards, Fairmount, IL

Contact the Executive Assistant of DKG ILSO to purchase tickets.

SEPTEMBER 25 - 26, 2020

DKG Illinois Executive Board

Meeting and Leadership Academy

Holiday Inn, Bloomington Airport