Kappa Delta Pi
Kappa Delta Pi, the 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. For more information, please see KDP National’s website http://www.kdp.org/, and the chapter requirements.
Binghamton University's chapter, Alpha Gamma Chi, was chartered on 2 December 2006, under the leadership of GSE faculty member, Jackie Visser. The current chapter counselor, Dr. Michael Rozalski, is always looking for motivated students to participate as officers or to develop program ideas. Please feel free to visit him with your thoughts!
As part of our chapter activities this year, we supported Danielle Presser, a junior psychology major who is also an Education Minor, with her efforts to teach meditation at the Scranton Juvenile Delinquent Center. Danielle is conducting the project in her Issues in Education course with Professor Cain. We look forward to hearing Danielle share an update about her work in the near future.
Spring 2016 KDP Induction Ceremony
Kappa Delta Pi is pleased to announce that fifteen students were 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.
For the first time in the chapter’s history, we were able to induct undergraduate students who are enrolled in the Education Minor program. Congratulations to the first ten undergraduates every inducted to our chapter!
The initiation ceremony, led by current Chapter President Liz Shelton, treasurer Xi Yan, and the chapter's faculty advisor, Dr. Michael Rozalski, took place on Sunday, 13 March 2016.
We were fortunate to have Dean Strehle 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. Dyana Beretz
2. Abigail Beylo
3. Lesia Danyluk
4. Kelly Jean Gavin
5. Justine Lebedz
6. Ruby Silverstein
7. Amanda Sinel
8. Stephanie Wolff
9. Ashley Wong
10. Kaitlyn Zwicke
11. Jacqueline Carlson
12. Krislynn Dengler
13. Megan McCarvill
14. Michelle Thompson
15. Hannah Wood