February 2018
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From the Desk of (RCC)
February is the perfect time to brush up on the basics and ensure that every officer is prepared for spring activities. If your Executive Board needs a few helpful pointers, reach out to schedule a call with me! We can discuss the fundamentals of your position, or take a detailed look at your chapter’s programming.
Chapter Awards – Applications Open
Has your chapter done excellent work in the past year? Have your officers stepped up to the challenge and taken activities to the next level? Consider applying for one of our annual chapter and/or individual awards designed to recognize those who have gone above and beyond for KDP. Check out the website for rubrics and criteria for each category. Winners will be recognized at Convo 2018 in Indianapolis, IN.
founders day
Founders Day Celebrates KDP History
Founders Day, March 8, 2018, is a great time to reflect on the history of KDP and those who have made KDP great over the years, like the KDP Laureates. We are looking for chapters that can help us research our Laureates and prepare brief biographies to feature on the KDP website. If your chapter would be interested in helping with this simple but important project, please email
Officer Spotlight
Meet Yasmeen Anais, President of the Psi Rho Chapter at Flagler College. Learn more about what she’s learned as an officer, her goals for the term, and more about the chapter’s expanding partnership to sponsor a classroom in Haiti!
chapters brand
Your Chapter’s Brand
The KDP Headquarters staff is currently doing a review of all chapters’ social media profiles and websites. Chapter officers will receive an email this semester from our Digital Media Coordinator, Ambre Baux, who will be sharing ideas and tips for updating or creating pages. Additionally, we will be sharing a link to the new Social Media Guide that will contain approved images and branding as well as tips for the various platforms.
spring mailing
Spring Mailing
The Spring Mailing to all active chapters will be sent out soon. Check your mailbox to ensure you receive your chapter’s packet, which may include a rebate check if your chapter is due for one. We also are including news on KDP’s upcoming Convo in Indianapolis, as well as information on scholarships, recruitment, a new and exciting partnership, and more!
How to Change the Classroom Narrative: Lessons From Lupin, Lockhart, and Mad-Eye Moody
If you can understand this description, then you are no ordinary muggle! The KDP webinar on February 27 will use examples from the Harry Potter novels by J.K. Rowling to look at classroom culture. Register to watch live and get the recording emailed directly to you.
Initiation Process Overview
Preparing for your spring initiation, but forget where to start or what to do next? Check out our simple guide to recruiting, initiating, and approving your chapter’s new members. It includes links to everything you will need to do! Remember that the KDP staff is here to help your chapter in any way as you work to grow your membership and continue to strengthen the presence of your chapter.
convo 2018
Designing the Future-Convo 2018
Teachers are creating the future, so let’s design it together in Indianapolis on November 1–3, 2018! Connect with fellow chapter leaders and discover the keys to designing an engaging member experience for your chapter! Visit our site to learn more about Convo 2018.
February 27
Webinar – How to Change the Classroom Narrative: Lessons from Lupin, Lockhart, and Mad-Eye Moody

May 1
Scholarship Deadline

May 15
Semester Celebration Report Due

June 1
Annual Awards Due
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