Student Organizations

Students in Student Center at awards ceremony

Kappa Delta Pi 

Kappa Delta Pi Website

Kappa Delta Pi Facebook

Kappa Delta Pi (KDP), International Honor Society in Education, was founded in 1911 to foster excellence in education and promote fellowship among those dedicated to teaching. For over a century, the Society has consistently grown, starting with a local chapter to become the international organization it is today, with an initiated membership that exceeds 1.2 million!

Using a variety of programs, services, and resources, KDP supports and advances educators throughout the phases and levels of their teaching careers.

Membership:

Students who meet the requirements are sent an invitation by the U.S.A. chapter. Initiations are held once or twice a year. There is a one-time local dues payment of $20, then the national KDP membership cost is $47 per year.

Undergraduates:

  • At least 24 semester hours completed
  • A cumulative grade-point average of 3.00 (on a 4.00 scale)
  • At least 6 semester hours of Professional Education courses programmed, in progress, or completed

Graduate Students:

  • Accepted into the graduate program and pursuing coursework in education
  • Completion of 6 semester hours of graduate work in current program
  • At least 6 semester hours of Professional Education courses programmed, in progress, or completed
  • A cumulative grade-point average on all graduate work of at least 3.25 (on a 4.00 scale)

Alternative Certification Students:

  • Hold a baccalaureate degree
  • Completion of at least 3 semester hours of the alternative certification program
  • At least 6 semester hours of Professional Education courses programmed, in progress, or completed
  • A cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.25 (on a 4.00 scale)

Future Educators in Action

Future Educators in Action Facebook

FEA is a student group for any education major at U.S.A. EFA meets monthly, usually at the University Commons. Members participate in professional, service and social events at the University and in the community.

Student Alabama Education Association

Student Alabama Education Association Website

The Student Alabama Education Association (SAEA) is a professional organization comprised of college students preparing to be educators. The mission is to provide access to knowledge and information which will enhance the ability of its members to success in teaching, to foster leadership skills and to assist in the transition from college student to professional educator.

Membership is open to any student enrolled in a teacher or support program related to education. Membership runs from September 1 through August 31 each year. National dues are $10 per year and state dues are

Membership benefits can be accessed here:  http://www.nea.org/home/1676.htm