Barry University Chapter of Phi Delta Kappa
Phi Delta Kappa is an international association for professional educators. The organization’s mission is to promote quality education as essential to the development and maintenance of a democratic way of life by providing innovative programs, relevant research, visionary leadership, and dedicated service. The Barry University Chapter of PDK was installed in 2002.
By providing professional learning opportunities, targeted networking, and relevant research, PDK helps researchers and practitioners deepen their expertise, elevate their careers, and ultimately experience better results in their work.
PDK International Mission:
To grow and connect leaders in education, the PDK International family of education associations:
- Connects members in vibrant learning communities;
- Shares proven research, innovations, and best practices; and
- Empowers members to advocate for their students and their profession.
PDK International Vision:
To be the experts in cultivating great educators for tomorrow while continuing to ensure high-quality education for today.
Learn more about PDK International.
Faculty, staff, and students interested in joining PDK should contact Vice-President of Membership, Ronald McGuire at email@example.com
New members are inducted into PDK every spring. Members receive PDK’s journal, Kappan.
2015-2016 Executive Board
|Co-President||Dr. Jennie Ricketts-Duncanfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Co-President||Dr. Heidi Whitfordemail@example.com|
|Vice-President of Membership||Alan Koestenfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Foundations Representative||Dr. Yvonne Campbellemail@example.com|
|Treasurer||Dr. Yvonne Campbellfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Historian||Dr. Jill Farrellemail@example.com|
|Programs Representative||Dr. Jovanna Markovicfirstname.lastname@example.org|
PDK Executive Board members serve for two years.
Programs and Events
PDK members participate in:
- Biennial Research Symposium (spring)
- PDK Colloquium (fall and spring semester)
- New Member Initiation (spring)