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2014
DECEMBER 14
Local students named charter members of Kappa Delta Pi at CMU
Thirty-four Central Methodist University teacher education students recently became charter members of the campus chapter of Kappa Delta Pi. >>>

DECEMBER 10
Education Majors Inducted into Honor Society
On Saturday, Dec. 6, 40 Saint Anselm students were inducted for the first time, into the Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) International Honor Society in Education at a ceremony in the Cushing Center. >>>

DECEMBER 10
Rosa G. Maddock School’s Karen Krzystof-Bansley Named Kappa Delta Pi ‘Teacher Of Honor’
Ms. Karen Krzystof-Bansley, sixth grade teacher at Rosa G. Maddock School in Burbank, Illinois, is the latest recipient of the Teacher of Honor Award from Kappa Delta Pi (KDP), International Honor Society in Education. >>>

DECEMBER 10
Parramatta Marist High School’s Brother Patrick Howlett Named Kappa Delta Pi ‘Master Teacher Of Honor’
Brother Patrick Howlett, Principal at Parramatta Marist High School in Westmead, New South Wales, Australia, is the latest recipient of the Master Teacher of Honor Award from Kappa Delta Pi (KDP), International Honor Society in Education. >>>

NOVEMBER 16
Volunteer Groups Make Rotary Lights a Reality
"We don't have anything like this where I am from so it's super cool to experience it,” Katie McGuire, a member of UW-L’s Kappa Delta Pi sorority, said. >>>

NOVEMBER 12
‘Read Across the World’ Promotes Literacy and Cultural Awareness at Local School
Last Friday, the Slippery Rock chapter of Kappa Delta Pi (KDP), the international honors society for education majors, hosted “Read Across the World,” at Slippery Rock Elementary School. >>>

NOVEMBER 6
Mercer University’s Ronald Knorr Named Kappa Delta Pi ‘Teacher of Honor’
Dr. Ronald Knorr, assistant professor at Mercer University’s Tift College of Education, is the latest recipient of the Teacher of Honor Award from Kappa Delta Pi (KDP), International Honor Society in Education. >>>

NOVEMBER 5
ASU Honor Society Hosting Book Fair
An education honor society at Angelo State University is hosting a book fair, this week. It's being hosted in the Art Gallery at the Carr Education building. This is the Kappa Delta Pi's major fundraiser for the year. >>>

NOVEMBER 4
The School of Education and Kappa Delta Pi Hold Ninth Annual Back to School Supply Drive
The Department of Curriculum and Instruction in The School of Education, in coordination with Kappa Delta Pi, the International Honor Society in Education, held its ninth annual Back to School Supply Drive, which benefits homeless youth in the greater St. John’s community. >>>

JUNE 10
Kappa Delta Pi Heads to AACTE's Day of the Hill to Advocate for the Education Profession
Kappa Delta Pi (KDP), International Honor Society in Education, has been invited by the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) to take part in its Day on the Hill, June 11-12 in Washington, DC. >>>

MAY 14
Dr. Peggy Moch to Serve as President-Elect of Kappa Delta Pi
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Founded in 1911, Kappa Delta Pi fosters excellence in education and promotes the fellowship of teaching professionals. Notable members of the >>>

MAY 12
International Education Society and University Co-Sponsor Global Citizenship Conference
Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education, and Mount Royal University are co-sponsoring Learning, Leadership, and Practice: Educating Global Citizens. >>>

APRIL 22
NIU professor Elizabeth A. Wilkins to Lead Kappa Delta Pi
Elizabeth A. Wilkins, a professor in the NIU Department of Leadership, Educational Psychology and Foundations, has been elected president of Kappa Delta Pi. >>>

APRIL 22
International Education Society Elects New Leadership: Wilkins Assumes Kappa Delta Pi Presidency
Kappa Delta Pi (KDP), International Honor Society in Education, has elected leaders to serve in the Society’s highest leadership posts for the 2014–2016 biennium, with terms beginning July 1, 2014. >>>

APRIL10
ESU Men’s Basketball Team Participates in Literacy Alive! with Kappa Delta Pi
East Stroudsburg University’s men’s basketball team participated in Literacy Alive!, the signature service initiative of Kappa Delta Pi, by reading to students at J.M. Hill Elementary School in East Stroudsburg on Tuesday afternoon. >>>

MARCH 19
International Honor Society Honors Alternative Center Educator
An international honor society in education, Kappa Delta Pi, chose Alternative Education/Youth Center campus curriculum facilitator Robin Self as the recipient of its Teacher of Honor award. >>>

JANUARY 31
Simon Youth Peabody Learning Academy’s Seith Bedard Named Kappa Delta Pi ‘Teacher of Honor’
Seith Bedard, director and lead teacher of the Simon Youth Peabody Learning Academy in Peabody, Mass., is the latest recipient of the Teacher of Honor Award from Kappa Delta Pi (KDP), International Honor Society in Education. >>>
2013

NOVEMBER 27
University of Tennessee at Martin's Clinton Smith Named Kappa Delta Pi Master Teacher of Honor
Dr. Clinton Smith, assistant professor of special education at The University of Tennessee at Martin, is the latest recipient of the Master Teacher of Honor Award from Kappa Delta Pi (KDP), International Honor Society in Education. >>>

NOVEMBER 29
Kappa Delta Pi Announces New Affiliate Chapter: The United States Teacher Education for Sustainable Development Network
Kappa Delta Pi (KDP), International Honor Society in Education, is pleased to announce the addition of the United States Teacher Education for Sustainable Development (USTESD) Network to its select group of affiliate chapters. >>>

OCTOBER 29
Kappa Delta Pi Announces Award Recipients at 49th Biennial Convocation
Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education announced the recipients of its Founders Awards and Lucinda Rose Counselor Award on Oct. 26 at the Society’s 49th Biennial Convocation Closing Banquet in Dallas. >>>

OCTOBER 23
Kappa Delta Pi, as a Member of the USTESD Network, Releases White Paper on Incorporating Education for Sustainable Development in U.S. Classrooms
Kappa Delta Pi, along with the organizations that comprise the United States Teacher Education for Sustainable Development Network, has released Reorienting Teacher Education to Address Sustainability: The U.S. Context, a white paper on the importance of teaching sustainability in U.S. classrooms to enhance student learning and create global citizens. >>>

SEPTEMBER 30
Kappa Delta Pi Celebrates 20 Years of Supporting Literacy
Kappa Delta Pi is celebrating its Literacy Alive! program and its 20th year of supporting literacy in communities across the globe. >>>

AUGUST 31
Kappa Delta Pi Brings Together Leading Educational Organizations for Summit
On Aug. 16, 11 leaders in education convened in Indianapolis for the Amplifying our Voices education summit. JULY 24 >>>

JULY 24
Professor Appointed to Education Foundation Board
Log Cabin Democrat— University of Central Arkansas professor Patty Phelps was recently appointed to a vacated, two-year position on the seven-member Kappa Delta Pi Educational Foundation Board. >>>

JULY 24
Kappa Delta Pi Educational Foundation Awards Scholarships
Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB)—The Kappa Delta Pi Educational Foundation is pleased to announce awards totaling more than $32,000 in scholarships to assist 29 educators with expenses, including tuition, textbooks, and teaching resources. >>>

JULY 10
Kappa Delta Pi to Offer 150 Educational Sessions at Convocation 2013
Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB)—Convocation 2013, October 24−26 in Dallas, TX, offers more than 150 educational sessions that provide meaningful, timely information attendees can use in their teaching careers. >>>

JUNE 26
Kappa Delta Pi Welcomes New Laureate Chapter Members
Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB)—The Kappa Delta Pi Laureate Chapter is comprised of educational leaders who are shaping thought and practice in education on a global scale. >>>

JUNE 12
Kappa Delta Pi Joins Flagstaff Seminar
Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB)—Dr. Nathan Bond and Faye Snodgress were invited to represent Kappa Delta Pi at the second meeting of the Flagstaff Seminar (FS) on May 1 in San Francisco, California, by FS Founders Dr. Rosemary Papa of Northern Arizona University and Dr. Fenwick W. English from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. >>>

MAY 29
Charter Members of Eleanor Roosevelt Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi Chosen
Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB)—Kappa Delta Pi is pleased to announce the formation of the Eleanor Roosevelt Chapter. >>>

APR 30
Kappa Delta Pi Launches New Online Community, KDPGlobal.org, Connecting Educators Around the World
Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB)—Kappa Delta Pi has released its new online community, KDPGlobal.org, which connects the world’s educators and adds significant value to its members and constituents at large. >>>

APR 29
Kappa Delta Pi Announces Keynotes for 49th Biennial Convocation in Dallas, Texas – Conference Themed “Connecting in a Big Way”
Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB)—Kappa Delta Pi’s Convocation 2013, held October 24–26, 2013 in Dallas. >>>

MAR 29
Kappa Delta Pi Scholarship Helps Connect Student Teachers at University of Florida with Elementary Classrooms in Thailand
Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB)—Jason A. Schipper, a social studies methods instructor and doctoral student at UF’s College of Education, received the 2012 Kappa Delta Pi laureate scholarship in international and comparative education. >>>

MAR 28
Kappa Delta Pi Formalizes Partnership with Association of Teacher Educators, Gives Annual Student Teacher Award
Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB)—Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education, and the Association of Teacher Educators formalized their long-standing partnership with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding during the February 2013 ATE national conference in Atlanta, Georgia. >>>

FEB 28
Kappa Delta Pi Increasing Webinars, Providing Support for New Teachers
Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB)—Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education, will offer an increased number of webinars this year to meet demand and provide support on a wide range of topics for educators, in particular newer teachers. >>>

FEB 26
Kappa Delta Pi Teams up with BloomBoard to Deliver KDP Connect Online Educator Professional Development Content
Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB)—KDP Connect™, the online educator professional development tools and resources of Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education, has been selected to partner with BloomBoard®, an open marketplace of workshops and resources for professional development. >>>

JAN 31
Kappa Delta Pi President Participates in International Policy Forum on Education in Namibia
Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB)—Kappa Delta Pi International President Dr. Mary C. Clement participated in UNESCO’s 5th Policy Dialogue Forum of the International Task Force on Teachers for Education for All, held November 2012 in Namibia. >>>

JAN 30
Kappa Delta Pi Record Wins Silver Award in Association TRENDS 2012 All-Media Contest
Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB)— The Kappa Delta Pi Record was recognized with a Silver Award in the “Annual or Quarterly Magazine or Journal” category of the Association TRENDS 2012 All-Media Contest. >>>


2012

DEC 20
Position Paper on Common Core Standards Released by Kappa Delta Pi
Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB)—Kappa Delta Pi Public Policy Committee recently introduced KDP Reasoned VOICE, a series of research-based position papers on critical, current issues in education. The second edition, on Common Core Standards, offers key background information and expert opinions on the subject to promote shared dialogue among stakeholders. >>>

DEC 19
Commitment to Equity: New Requirement for Kappa Delta Pi Membership
Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB)—Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) has added the criterion “Exemplify Commitment to Equity” to its current requirements for membership. Members are expected to develop skills for effectively serving diverse student populations. The new eligibility requirement was proposed by the KDP Laureate Committee, established in July 2012 to serve as an advisory body to the Society’s Executive Council. >>>

NOV 30
Students Become Leaders through the Kappa Delta Pi Experience
Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB)—A study on student leadership at the university level concludes that service opportunities beyond the academic learning environment can have a profound impact on preparing future leaders, as evidenced by the experiences of student officers in Kappa Delta Pi chapters. The research article, published in the E-Journal of Organizational Learning and Leadership, is titled Embracing the Leadership Challenge: Leading by Service in the “Other Curriculum.” >>>

NOV 7
Education for Sustainability Is Topic of Kappa Delta Pi and AASHE Panel
Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB)—Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) will present a panel discussion, titled “Integrating Sustainability throughout Teacher Education,” on November 14, 2012 to explore how sustainability can be the foundation for teacher preparation programs. The event, in webinar format, is co-sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). >>>

OCT 31
Position Paper on Teacher Evaluation Released by Kappa Delta Pi
Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB)—Kappa Delta Pi Public Policy Committee launched KDP Reasoned VOICE, a series of research-based position papers on critical, current issues in education. The inaugural edition, on teacher evaluation, promotes thoughtful dialogue among stakeholders and serves as a voice to help shape legislative decision-making. >>>

OCT 30
“New Literacies, New Learning” Theme for The Educational Forum Published by Kappa Delta Pi
Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB)—The Educational Forum, the flagship journal of Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education, explores the effects of the “new literacies” of technology and interactive media on teaching and learning in its fall 2012 edition. >>>

SEPT 28
Kappa Delta Pi Welcomes Simon Youth Foundation Affiliate Chapter
Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB)—Kappa Delta Pi has chartered the Simon Youth Foundation Affiliate Chapter, expanding a collaborative partnership that began in 2007. Through chapter affiliation, the Foundation’s Academy educators now are connected to KDP’s professional network of educators and its resources. >>>

SEPT 27
New Teacher Advocate, a Kappa Delta Pi Publication, Turns 20, Goes Digital
Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB)—Launched 20 years ago, New Teacher Advocate continues to provide preservice and beginning teachers with expert advice and practical resources. This Kappa Delta Pi publication also is now available in a digital format to better serve its readers. >>>

AUG 30
Classroom Teachers’ Expenses Offset by Generous Gift to Kappa Delta Pi
Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB)—Dr. Judith F. Evans, former teacher educator and Kappa Delta Pi chapter counselor, and her husband Ralph M. Evans of Greenwich, Connecticut, pledged a generous gift to fund Classroom Teacher Grants in a multi-year partnership with the Kappa Delta Pi Educational Foundation. >>>

AUG 29
Kappa Delta Pi Partners with Taylor & Francis to Publish Second Journal
Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB)—The Kappa Delta Pi Record, a peer-reviewed publication focused on evidence-based teaching strategies and current educational issues, is now produced quarterly through Taylor & Francis. Kappa Delta Pi welcomes the expanded partnership with this leading publisher of academic journals. >>>

JULY 31
Kappa Delta Pi Charters Two New Chapters, New Collaborations in China

Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB)—To foster international dialogue in education and strengthen ongoing collaborations, Kappa Delta Pi Executive Director Faye Snodgress and President-Elect Dr. Susan Trostle Brand traveled to China in June 2012. During their two-week visit, the KDP community welcomed two new chapters in China, expanding the Society's number of chapters in Asia to four. >>>

JULY 30
Georgia Educator to Serve as International President of Kappa Delta Pi
Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB)—Recently elected to the top post of Kappa Delta Pi, Dr. Mary C. Clement has begun her two-year term as President of this international Society with an active membership of 43,000 worldwide. Under Dr. Clement's leadership, the KDP Executive Council will provide the strategic vision for the association's 2012-2014 biennium >>>

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