About KDP

About Kappa Delta Pi

Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) is an International Honor Society of Education focused on leadership, scholarship, and service. The organization was founded in 1911 to foster excellence in education and promote fellowship among those dedicated to teaching. Membership in KDP is a lifelong connection to an international network of exceptional educators working in various levels of education, all with a common aspiration. Our mission is to advance quality education by inspiring teachers to prepare all learners for future challenges.

More than 1.2 million students and professionals belong to this organization. Students throughout the nation, undergraduate and graduate, are able to take advantage of educational resources, networking opportunities, and support afforded them through Kappa Delta Pi.


  • Scholarships and Grants – More than $50,000 available exclusively to KDP members
    • Classroom Teacher Grants
    • Chapter Grants
    • Literacy Alive! Teacher Literacy Fund
    • Collegiate Chapter Program – Encouraging Lifelong Learning through Literacy
    • Scholarships
    • Louise M. Berman Fellows Fund
    • National Student Teacher/Intern of the Year Award
  • KDP Membership Assistance Program – Support members who need financial assistance
  • Resources catalog – Download webcasts, podcasts, and articles
  • Propointers – advice and tips from professionals in the field of education
  • Career Resources
  • Links for your learning – learn how to do something new
  • Classroom Resources – Recommended links, apps for student work
  • KDP Global Community – Share lesson plans and activities or find something to use (hands-on, powerpoint, etc.)
  • KDP Publications – Three quarterly publications and books which provide practical support for educators in the classroom as well as information for pre-professionals
    • New Teacher Advocate
    • Kappa Delta Pi Record journal
    • Monthly e-newsletter

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