(from left to right) Meredith Schweikle Byers, Dr. Ronda Mitchell, and Dr. Traci Van Prooyen
Kappa Delta Pi
Kappa Delta Pi is one of the largest and most prestigious educational honor societies in the world, with over 600 chapters and more than 45,000 educators. Kappa Delta Pi is dedicated to scholarship and education and is pledged to recognize, develop, foster inquiry and reflection these ideals toward excellence in education.
The $60 yearly membership fee includes the following benefits of joining Kappa Delta Pi: professional development opportunities (webinars, conferences, discussion boards, and web resources with topics related to education, resources, and lesson planning); publications (for pre-service, beginning teachers, and/or practicing teachers); opportunities for scholarship; access to the Teacher Hotline (nationally recognized teachers answer questions quickly and confidentially); career and employment assistance (networking, job search, career re-sources, and an online career center); discounts on some products and services.
KDP is not only currently seeking members (applications are due Friday, November 22) but also there is a need for officers to serve in the UIS Alpha Alpha Gamma Chapter. Please contact Dr. Traci Van Prooyen at ( email@example.com ; 217-206-8532) with questions.
Illinois Education Association/Student Education Association (IEA/SEA) is a pre-professional organization dedicated to preparing students for careers in education. Students are members of IEA, representing over 133,000 teachers and other school employees. IEA student members attend more than 40 Illinois higher education institutions.
The $22 yearly membership fee includes the following benefits of joining IEA/SEA: dues rebate after graduation, professional publications, two annual state student conferences, mentoring program, employment assistance, professional development workshops, student scholarships, and liability insurance.
IEA/SEA is currently seeking members and officers. Please contact Dr. Ronda J. Mitchell (firstname.lastname@example.org; 217-206-7008) with questions.
For more information, here is a link to their website.