Kappa Delta Pi Holds Induction Celebration

close up of masks with kappa delta Pi logo

St. Petersburg College Alpha Beta Zeta chapter members of the Kappa Delta Pi honor society recently celebrated their induction in a true fashion of safety, with a drive-by initiation at SPC’s Clearwater Campus. Grandparents, parents and KDP members’ children shared their joy with the rom the College of Education students. A total of 14 new chapter members drove up to the festive tent, which was housed with gifts, masks, cupcakes and honors cords. 

Kappa Delta Pi is an International Honor Society for students studying education. It was founded in 1911 to foster excellence in education and promote fellowship among those dedicated to teaching. For over a century, the honor society has consistently grown to become the international organization it is today, with a membership exceeding 1.2 million!

Monthly chapter meetings were held via Zoom to allow members to share their voice and enhance the lives of their students. Their passion and compassion for others is certainly contagious. Chapter members Asaph Graham and Katlyn Buchanan led our chapter members for 2021 in their true officer style, along with Chapter Advisor, Dr. Jennifer Fernandez, Sherri Kent-Roberts, Treasurer, and Francine Fuentes, Co-Counselor.

KDP supports and advances educators throughout the phases and levels of their teaching career and encourages quality learning by giving educators the means to implement research-based strategies, continue professional growth, assume leadership, and become master teachers. KDP achieves this goal of quality learning for all by:

  • Providing teacher education programs with professional resources and sustained support for retaining effective educators in all classrooms.
  • Developing teacher leaders to be change agents and empowering them to advocate for the best interest of students and the teaching profession.
  • Advancing instruction that ensures students are globally aware, socially responsible, resilient, and able to solve problems in a just and equitable way.

for additional information: www.kdp.org

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