Kappa Delta Pi
Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education, is committed to recognizing excellence and fostering mutual cooperation, support and professional growth for educational professionals. KDP members make up the top 10 percent of those entering the field of education, and include award-winning and outstanding practicing educators. Binghamton University's chapter, Alpha Gamma Chi, was chartered on December 2, 2006.
Membership in our chapter is earned by meeting several criteria:
Requirements for acceptance to the Alpha Gamma Chi chapter are as follows:
1. Accepted into the Binghamton University School of Education;
2. Completed eight (8) or more credit hours of education course work;
3. Have at least twelve (12) hours of professional education courses programmed,
progress, or completed;
4. Have a cumulative grade-point average on all graduate work undertaken of at least 3.5;
5. Potential or achieved educational leadership;
6. Exemplification of worth educational ideals; and
7. Commitment to participate in at least one chapter meeting or activity (a
fundraising, or networking event) during each full semester as a student member.
Forms to download:
Our Binghamton University KDP Chapter officers for Fall 2014:
President: Samantha Churchman
Kappa Delta Pi, the international honor society in education (please see more details at http://www.kdp.org/ invites applications to BU's GSE chapter. For more information, see the KDP website or e-mail the chapter counselor, Dr. Michael Rozalski.
Spring 2015 KDP Induction Ceremony
Kappa Delta Pi is pleased to announce that eighteen students have been invited and inducted into its membership through the Alpha Gamma Chi chapter of the Graduate School of Education.
The Society inducts only those individuals who have exhibited the ideals of scholarship, integrity in service, and commitment to excellence in teaching and its allied professions. Selection as a member of Kappa Delta Pi is based on high academic achievement, a commitment to education as a career, and a professional attitude that assures steady growth in the profession.
The initiation ceremony, led by acting Chapter President Samantha Churchman, Jackie Visser and the chapter's faculty advisor, Dr. Michael Rozalski, took place on Sunday, 19 April 2015.
We were fortunate to have Dean Burch offer kind words of welcome to the inductees and to the approximately thirty-five family members and friends who were present for the ceremony and reception.
Again, congratulations to the new inductees:
1. Zainab Ahmed
2. Natalie Bock
3. Megan Elizabeth Buyck
4. Samantha Churchman
5. Heather Connors
6. Michael H. Ferris
7. Karin R. Golden
8. Linda Michele Kobus
9. Margarita Kraynova
10. Logan Mahlum
11. Antonia Nicoletti-Eaton
12. Michael Sackett
13. Kimber Samuels
14. Elizabeth Shelton
15. Lindsey Vymislicky
16. Laura Westhoff
17. Xi Yan
18. Isabella Grace Zappa