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Have you heard of the DKG Beta Eta Chapter meeting in Jasper, GA?

By Lisa Barnett

            Are you a woman educator or a woman who teaches children or adults? If so, you may be interested in our chapter. We meet four times a year to assist many organizations in our community, such as the Weekend Snack Pack Program, North Georgia Family Partners, and giving scholarships to senior girls in the education field. If you would like to learn more about our chapter, visit online at or learn more about the benefits and opportunities for members and non-members at

            The state convention for the Georgia State Organization met in Columbus, GA, in May. Past President Luella Ledford and President Lisa Barnett from the Beta Eta Chapter attended the three-day event. We met many sisters around Georgia and participated in many programs and activities. Our new State President is Marie Boatright. Our theme for the new biennium is Celebrating DKG-Sisters, Service, Success. Our next state meeting will be on September 23, 2023 in Macon. Kathy Wallace and Lisa Barnett will be attending.

            Lisa Barnett, president of the Beta Eta Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, attended Georgia State Organization Leadership Seminar training in June 2023 in Macon, GA. DKG is a professional honor society for women educators promoting the professional and personal growth of women educators and excellence in education. The organization has approximately 70,000 members in 17 member countries around the world. 

            Sixteen members from around Georgia were selected to attend the 2023 Leadership Seminar. The Georgia State Organization Leadership Development Committee organized the three-day training. Leadership Seminar is focused on the development of communication skills of a successful leader. The participants learned about high-performance communication, emotional intelligence, and negotiations as they networked with educators around Georgia.

            Our next chapter meeting will be Tuesday, September 26, 2023, at 5:30 p.m. At the Pickens County Community Center.   

            Has all this information got you interested? If so, reach out to our president, Lisa Barnett, at 

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