Kappa Delta Pi
Interntational Honor Society in Education

Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education, is committed to recognizing excellence and fostering mutual cooperation, support, and professional growth for educational professionals.

 

So to Teach...So to Serve...So to Live

 

 

 

It's An Honor to Be a Member of KDP!

 

Set yourself apart as a member of Kappa Delta Pi. Your academic excellence and dedication to the teaching profession can earn you the opportunity to belong to Kappa Delta Pi, the world's largest association of outstanding education professionals. Kappa Delta Pi is the only organization that represents all educators regardless of subject area specialty, degree obtained, grade-level focus, or years of teaching experience. Though diverse, all KDP members share a common purpose: We are a dynamic community of exceptional educators committed to promoting excellence in the education profession by recognizing and advancing scholarship, leadership, and service.

 

 

 

Induction Criteria for Zeta Epsilon Chapter

 

Undergraduates

When seeking membership as an undergraduate student, a candidate must:

be an undergraduate in the Judith Herb College of Education and have completed at least 50 or more semester hours of course work by the end of the term prior to the time of initiation.

  • have at least 12 hours (or the equivalent) of professional education courses programmed, in progress, or completed.

  • have a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher for all coursework completed.

  • exemplify worthy educational ideals.

  • express an intention of continuing in the field of education.

  • give evidence of leadership abilities.

 

Graduates

When seeking membership as a graduate student, a candidate must:

  • have full graduate standing in the Judith Herb College of Education at the University of Toledo.
  • have a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher for all graduate coursework completed. exemplify worthy educational ideals.
  • express an intention of continuing in the field of education.
  • give evidence of leadership abilities.
  • have completed six (6) or more semester hours of graduate work in the Judith Herb College of Education at the University of Toledo
  • have at least 15 hours (or the equivalent) of professional education courses programmed, in progress, or completed.

 

Faculty

When seeking membership as a faculty member, a candidate must: be a faculty member of in the Judith Herb College of Education at the University of Toledo.

  • give evidence of support for the Chapter and its programs.
  • the number of faculty initiated at any one initiation ceremony shall not exceed the number of other initiates.

 

Professional Educators

Persons employed as teachers or administrators in local schools may be invited to membership upon the recommendation of the Membership Committee and the approval of the Executive Committee.

 

 

 

Download Zeta Epsilon Chapter Bylaws

 

 

 

What are the Benefits of Membership?

 

  • You will begin receiving membership benefits two weeks after our chapter sends in your initiate forms to Headquarters. The first item you will receive is a welcome e-mail, followed shortly thereafter by a letter with your membership card.
  • Being an active member, you will receive two quarterly publications: New Teacher Advocate and Novice Notes.
  • When you receive your membership card, you are eligible for discounts on student teacher liability insurance, car insurance, hotels, an online teacher supplies store, and more. Be sure to check out the Benefits section of Kappa Delta Pi's Web site at www.kdp.org.
  • Are you looking for career assistance? Sample resumes and interview questions are available, as well as job search links, under the Membership section of the Web site.
  • In the Teachers Resources section of the Web site, you'll find links to recommended sites, and lists of books, journals, and articles on hot topics in education.
  • Locally, by being a member of our chapter, you will:
    • network with educational professionals and hear firsthand about their experiences in the classroom;
    • make an impact on our community and its students; and
    • sharpen your leadership skills by serving on committees and actively participating in meeting and events (fill in specifics according to your chapter)

     

 

 

 

Chapter Counselors:

 

Dr. Judy Lambert - judy.lambert@utoledo.edu

Phone: 419.530.2064

 

Dr. Susanna Hapgood - susanna.hapgood@utoledo.edu

Phone: 419.530.2139

 

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