Hoag will speak at Delta Kappa Gamma meet

Hoag will speak at Delta Kappa Gamma meet Dr. Constance (Connie) Hoag, Ed.D., of Sioux City, IA, will be the Alpha Pi State Convention guest in Watertown, June 13-14. Hoag has been a member of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society since 1962, when she was initiated into Theta Chapter in Sioux Falls.

Throughout the years, she has served in many capacities at the chapter, state, and international levels. Hoag presently serves as the projects director for the society's educational foundation. She received her bachelor's degree from Morningside College, Sioux City. She received her master's degree and her doctorate from The University of South Dakota, Vermillion. She is currently a tenured professor in curriculum and instruction at The University of South Dakota.

She has many professional publications including a book, Appreciative Listening: The Forgotten Art. From 1992-2000 she wrote over 200 Argus Leader weekly columns, "Ask the Professor."

The convention will also include a Women in Art show with presentation of the Best of Show Award and other awards in various categories. The Ceremony of Remembrance for deceased members is Saturday morning. The scrapbook and newsletter awards will be presented at the Birthday Luncheon. Workshops for members will take place on Saturday afternoon with the President's March and Banquet on Saturday evening.

Delta Kappa Gamma is an international society of women educators who promote professional and personal growth of women educators and excellence in education. Elizabeth Wood from Sioux Falls, currently serves as the Alpha Pi State president.

Contact Nicki Jurgens, 44665 Kampeska Drive, Watertown, for further information about the state convention.

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