Department of Education Student Organizations
Kappa Delta Pi Education Honor Society
Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education, founded in 1911, was established to foster excellence in education and promote fellowship among those dedicated to teaching. The founders chose the name from the Greek words to represent knowledge, duty, and power. Today, it comprises 582 chapters and more than 45,000 members. Albert Einstein, George Washington Carver, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Margaret Mead are just a few of the historically known members. Current renowned members include Barbara Morgan, Alfie Kohn, Lisa Delpit, Andy Hargreaves, James Banks, and Howard Gardner. To date, more than 1,200,000 educators worldwide have been inducted into this international honor society.
Student Virginia Educators Association (SVEA)
Student Virginia Education Association (SVEA) is a pre-professional organization that will guide students into our challenging world of teaching. Joining SVEA opens doors to students with local associations in every school division in the state of Virginia. Student membership is available to all Hampton University education Majors. Contact the Department of Education (Phenix Hall, Room 304) for more information.