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Kappa Delta Pi (KDP), International Honor Society in Education, was founded in 1911 to foster excellence in education and promote fellowship among those dedicated to teaching. For over a century, the Society has consistently grown, starting with a local chapter to become the international organization it is today, with an initiated membership that exceeds 1.2 million! Famous KDP members include Albert Einstein, Eleanor Roosevelt, Jean Piaget and George Washington Carver. The Omega Mu Chapter at Idaho State University was installed in the fall of 1999.

The Mission

Kappa Delta Pi strives to sustain an honored community of diverse educators by promoting excellence and advancing scholarship, leadership, and service.

The Vision

Kappa Delta Pi desires to help committed educators be leaders in improving education for global citizenship.

Requirements for Membership
Active Membership Requirements

  • 3.25 overall GPA
  • Undergraduates: Completion of 30 semester credit hours
  • Graduate or Post-Bac: Completion of 6 hours
  • Intention to teach
  • One-time initiation fee of $66

Local Events Each Semester
Spring 2015 Event Listing

  • Initiation ceremony
  • Service projects
  • Social events

Local Benefits

  • Honor cords that can be worn at graduation
  • Certificate of membership
  • Membership to list on your résumé
  • Local professional development meetings
  • Leadership and service opportunities
  • Opportunities to network with other local honor society members and College of Education clubs

National Benefits

  • Four issues for Kappa Delta Pi Record, a national journal for beginning teachers
  • Four issues of the New Teacher Advocate, another national journal for beginning teachers
  • Access to teacher resources through the KDP website
  • Eligibility for more than $100,000 in scholarships

Chapter Counselor:
Camron Hammond, Email:

Claire Jorgensen, Email:
Jasmine Corsetti, Email:

National Website: Kappa Delta Pi

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