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Dr. Betty Shabazz Delta Academy



The Indianapolis Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is proud to announce the opening of the Dr. Betty Shabazz Delta Academy program for the 2017-2018 year. We are no longer accepting new members for this year’s program. The application period for this year’s program has ended.


About Delta Academy
The Dr. Betty Shabazz Delta Academy (Delta Academy) is a national initiative that serves girls age 11-14.  The Delta Academy provides educational and enrichment activities to girls at a crucial time in their development.  A primary goal of the Delta Academy program is to prepare young girls for full participation as leaders in the 21stCentury.  The program focuses on self-esteem, community service, educational achievement, leadership development, and physical & psychological well-being.  Session topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Self-Image
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self- Awareness
  • Healthy Body Image
  • Nutrition and Fitness
  • Career Exploration
  • Community Action
  • Leadership Development


Click image below to watch the Delta Academy/Delta GEMS video!


Please read all of the following program information carefully:

::::: Program meetings :::::

All Delta Academy meetings will be held on the third Saturday at Global Prep Academy (2033 Sugar Grove Ave), from 9am-12pm of each month, unless otherwise noted. The program will run from October 2017 through May 2018, ending in a celebration and recognition event.

::::: Attendance :::::

Parents/Guardians of every Delta Academy participant will be required to sign their child in at every meeting.  Any participant having two or more absences may be asked to leave the program.


Parent Guardian Forms – Very Important – Please Read!!!

Parents/Guardians for NEW and RETURNING participants must complete the ‘Parent/Guardian Forms’ by hand and return them to the Delta Academy Chairperson, LaToya Black, at the Welcome Event & Delta Academy Retreat on Saturday, October 28, 2017 (click the link below). No documents that require a parent or guardian signature can be submitted electronically.


Click here for 2017-18 Academy Parent/Guardian Forms



If you are interested in becoming a participant of the Dr. Betty Shabazz Delta Academy program, please click here to complete the Application electronically 


The application deadline has passed and applications are no longer being accepted.


All application materials must be completed by Friday, October 13, 2017 (NO EXCEPTIONS)!



Deadline for Application Friday, October 13, 2017
Delta Academy Welcome Event and Retreat Saturday, October 28, 2017
Time: 9:00am – 1:00pm
Global Prep Academy
2033 Sugar Grove Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46202


Should you have any questions about Delta Academy or the application process, please contact LaToya Black, Chairperson at