SADD Chapter (Students Against Destructive Decisions)

Support an active S.A.D.D. Chapter at your high school.   SADD operates through a network of chapters in schools and community-based organizations across the country. Chapters have a student base and a chapter advisor to liaison with the SADD State and National staff.  SADD staff provide programmatic support and inform the chapter of student opportunities.  At no cost, you can register your organization or school to become a SADD Chapter -this will gain you access to our portal of resources and professional support from state SADD Staff.

What SADD Offers Students:

  • Leadership and Volunteer Opportunities
  • SADD is also an official certifying organization for the President’s Volunteer Service Award
  • Scholarships and Contests
  • A Network of Students Against Destructive Decisions
  • SADD Students can participate in local and national meetings and conferences. 
  • SADD’s National Campaigns: Textless Live More / Rock The Belt Is It / Worth The Risk

Ohio Students Against Destructive Decisions

  • Ohio SADD is a part of the SADD National Office and funded by NHTSA through the Ohio Department of Public Safety/Traffic Safety Office. 
  • Ohio SADD serves chapters and schools in the 88 counties that make up the state of Ohio, and focuses on traffic safety initiatives and other SADD programming. 
  • Ohio SADD also serves as the Coordinator for the Ohio Teen Driver Safety Coalition.

To complete this activity

  1. Contact Carol Lucio, Ohio SADD State Coordinator, clucio@sadd.org,  513.630.3070
  2. Visit https://oh.sadd.org/state/ohio
  3. Register your student group as a SADD Chapter on the new SADD Portal by going  to https://saddmembership.registermychapter.com/sadd#.
Submission Instructions: 

    To Get Your PointsQualify as a SADD chapter in your high school by completing the following:

    1. Scheduling an initial meeting for club leaders
    2. Coordinating a recruiting event to promote interest in club membership within your school
    3. Creating a social media account dedicated to your club
    4. Coordinating a community service project focused on raising awareness against destructive decisions (Ex: Produce a Public Service Announcement, participate in a radio interview, sponsor a walk-run event in support of safe driving);
    5. Produce a calendar of meetings that will occur over the course of the academic year.
    6. Preliminary points will be given after the completion of these initial steps.
    7. Following the awarding of preliminary points, the Club must provide a year-end summary of meeting minutes/notes and club activity at the conclusion of the academic year. Note: points given initially for club formation may be reclined if the Club is not deemed to have demonstrated adequate community activity over the course of its inaugural year.
    8. Take photos/video of students participating in the activity.
    9. Click "Submit Points."
    10. Fill out the online submission COMPLETELY
    11. Upload your photos/video and a brief description of the activity (including the date of completion and any people pictured in the photo).
    12. Schools must take new photos with and submit these pictures to earn points again for the current year. 
    13. Points for all award levels will be counted instantaneously, but the Silver Award will not be granted until a participating school has earned the Bronze Award!

    Share photos and video to school social media sites  

                Facebook     #ReduceTeenCrashesDelCoOH

                Twitter         @ReduceOHCrashes 

                Instagram    @reduceteencrashesdelcooh

    Questions? Contact Jackie Bain, SAFE Delaware County Coalition coordinator jbain@DelawareHealth.org or 740-203-2083