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San Diego State University

Honors Council

Kappa Delta Pi

Kappa Delta Pi

EDUCATION

KAPPA DELTA PI was established as a national society in 1911. The San Diego chapter, Alpha Sigma, was formed in 1927. It is the purpose of Kappa Delta Pi to promote excellence in and recognize outstanding contributions to education. It endeavors to maintain a high degree of professional fellowship among its members, support professional growth, and honor achievement in educational work. To these ends it invites to membership persons who exhibit commendable personal qualities, worthy educational ideals, and sound scholarship. 

Applicants for membership must be, working for certification in an educational field or be enrolled in graduate programs in the College of Education. Their GPA as an undergraduate applicant must be at least 3.0 and as a graduate at least 3.5. Admission to membership is in the spring semester of each year. Applications are made in February with initiation in March or April. Among the society’s activities are chapter meetings, projects related to the teaching profession (e.g., support for new teachers), community service, and participation in SDSU activities supporting teacher training. 

The faculty adviser is Dr. Patricia Lozada-Santone, College of Education, 594-1426, MC 1154, plozadas@mail.sdsu.edu. The Web site is www-rohan.sdsu.edu/~askdp