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Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society



The Omega Xi chapter of Kappa Delta Pi has two initiations every year, at the end of each semester.  Please explore our website for additional information on the organization, benefits to joining, and how to apply.

Fall 2013 KDP Events

Teacher Panel
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Reid Castle, East Library

Come learn from a panel of seven teachers about what activities they do with students during the first week of school to start building a productive and successful classroom community for the rest of the school year. Education students can earn 2 observation hours (subject to professor approval).

Membership Requirements

Thank you for your interest in joining Manhattanville's chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, the international honor society in education.

Membership Benefits

Are you wondering why you should join Kappa Delta Pi?  There are numerous benefits to joining the organization.

Members make up the top 10% of those entering the field of education.  Receive international recognition for your effort and dedication.  Add your affiliation with the organization to your resume to be recognized when applying for jobs!

Scholarships and Grants

Becoming a member of Kappa Delta Pi allows one to apply for scholarships and teacher grants.  These are hosted through the national Kappa Delta Pi website, and can be found through the following links:


Classroom Teacher Grants: 

Before applying, please be sure to read the requirements for application. 

Kappa Delta Pi History

KappaDeltaPi--sealKappa Delta Pi is an International Honor Society in Education that was founded in 1911.  It was organized to recognize excellence in education. It elects those to membership who exhibit the ideals of scholarships, high personal standards, and promise in teaching. Persons elected to membership remain members for life; however, active membership is maintained through the payment of annual dues. Each member's name is recorded permanently at the Headquarters of Kappa Delta Pi in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Please visit for a more detailed history of Kappa Delta Pi.

Recent Inductees

Kappa Delta Pi is pleased to congratulate the following students on their acceptance and induction to the organization:

Reading is Fun Day 2012

Reading is Fun day was held at the Thomas Edison School in Port Chester on April 4, 2012

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Kappa Delta Pi officers (from left to right), Joe Gaines, Kyle McGowan, Vinnie Scozzair, Professor Rick Heckendorn, Alex Piccininni, Craig Augustine, and Nicole Berebena

Reading is Fun Day 2011

Kappa Delta Pi members reading to students in the Park Avenue School. They also held a book drive where they collected and donated more than 100 books to the school.

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KDP member Johanna Schroeder reading to a Bilingual 1st grade class
Reading is Fun Day - November 2010

Reading Is Fun Day was held on November 3, 2010 at Edison Community School in Port Chester, NY. Students from Kappa Delta Pi read to K-2 classes that were scheduled throughout the morning. The elementary students loved having us visit and read to them. This is part of the nation wide KDP effort to encourage reading.

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Noemi Paksy, Vice President, Ruthie Trovato, Secretary, Kate Borho, Student member Taylor Hughes, membership chair, Cassandra Kastalek, president, and Rick Heckendorn, faculty advisor