Kappa Delta Pi

LUO Graduate Chapter Pi Sigma

Kappa Delta Pi is an international honor society in education with the purpose of promoting excellence in future professionals and recognizing the outstanding contributions made to education. The Pi Sigma Chapter at Liberty University was founded in 1984. The organization endeavors to maintain a high degree of professional fellowship among its members, quicken professional growth, and honor achievement in education work. 

The Liberty University Online Graduate Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi is an international honor society in education for graduate students and professionals.

Note: This page is for graduates and professionals. For the undergraduate KDP chapter program please visit the undergraduate chapter page.


Mission Statement

  • Recognize those who excel academically
  • Promote growth in the world of education
  • Acknowledge those who display leadership in their work
  • Enhance fellowship of others in the field of education


Ideals 

  • Fidelity to Humanity – Faith in the potential of human beings to improve through continuing education and experience a more meaningful life.
  • Science – Faithful to the cause of inquiry and strives to eliminate prejudice by withholding judgment until accurate knowledge is obtained.
  • Service – Seeks advancement for all of humanity by serving and working to achieve peace, justice and better living.
  • Toil – A willingness to complete a task, whether is it is pleasing or not and a faith in the intrinsic value of education.
     

Become a Chapter Member 

Membership is based on high academic achievement, a commitment to education as a career, and a professional attitude that assures the member’s continuance academically and professionally in the field of education. Applicants must not have any discipline issues on file. Membership requirements include a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher, completion of at least six credit hours of graduate course work, and have a minimum of twelve credit hours in education.

Applications will be accepted two times a year: once during the fall semester from September 1–30 and again during the spring semester from March 1–31. To become a member, the candidate must complete the application during one of the application windows (application link will be made available during window). After submission, your application will be reviewed for acceptance. Once approved, the candidate will receive notice on the acceptance as well as any further steps regarding the initiation process.

As a member of KDP, the candidate is required to pay two fees to the chapter. The first fee will be paid during the application process. If the application is denied, the fee will be refunded.

The second fee is paid after acceptance and before the initiation to the chapter. This is a fee of $10 and will go toward the KDP certificate.

  • A check can be made payable to: Liberty University KDP Graduate Chapter SOE.
  • Mail the check to: Liberty University 1971 University Blvd Lynchburg, VA 24515. 

Application Link

Qualifications

To be eligible for membership into the KDP, you must be a graduate or student at an institution offering an education degree and must have a plan to continue academically and professionally in the field of education. Applicants should not have any discipline issues on file. Also, applicants must have completed at least six credit hours of graduate course work and have a minimum of twelve credit hours in education. Lastly, in order to be in KDP you must maintain a cumulative GPA of a 3.25 or higher.

Expectations

Because the members of our group reside in various states, there are no expectations or requirements of attending meetings or participating in activities. We welcome your comments and suggestions so feel free to contact the counselor or officers listed below.

Contact

Connect with Us