Honorary Professional Education Fraternity
(For Both Men and Women)
Interested in learning more about Kappa Delta Epsilon? Becoming a member? Chartering a chapter? As a college student enrolled in a four-year undergraduate program or graduate program in education or as an educator (or former educator) at any level -- kindergarten through graduate school, you are eligible to join. Please contact the national vice-president:
Dr. Lesley Sheek, National Vice-President
302 Bibb Street
Marion, AL 36756
Kappa Delta Epsilon (KDE) is an honorary educational fraternity which supports the cause of education by fostering a spirit of fellowship, high standards of scholastic attainment and professional ideals among its members. We are an active group engaged in preparing our members for the teaching profession. Kappa Delta Epsilon was organized March 25, 1933 in Washington, DC.
To love, respect, understand, and guide the student for a life of unfolding possibilities is the task of the teacher; to give aid, counsel, and support to fellow teachers and to all agencies promoting the love of truth, beauty, and goodness is the privilege of the teacher.
Membership is in four general categories:
· Collegiate – undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in teacher education and faculty members at the same facility
· Alumni – graduates of teacher education in a four year institution, and current or former teachers
· Honorary – either national or local chapter (number is limited)
· Members at large – former collegiate or alumni members not currently affiliated with a chapter
*****Guidelines and specific requirements for membership are set by individual chapters
Charter a New Chapter
Student Initiates: 15
Opportunities for publications, presentations, leadership, $ professional development.