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Film Screening: Brownstones to Red Dirt

Join KDP and the Gottesman Library for a moving documentary! From Brownstones to Red Dirt Join filmmakers Dave LaMattina and Chad Walker on Wednesday, February 15th from 6pm-8pm to watch Brownstones to Red Dirt, an endearing educational documentary about a pen pal program with children from the projects in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn and the slums …

Posted 27 months ago by katrinapierre

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Training our Imagination

Episode 1 The Student Senate of Teachers College has a notice board to inform us of their activities. A considerable part of this notice board is filled with blank post-its. Students are invited to write their suggestions, complaints, demands etc on these post-its. I love the idea! I always stop by the notice board and …

Posted 27 months ago by katrinapierre

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2010-2011 Inductee Highlighted by Teachers College

Colette Mazzucelli, a 2010-2011 Kappa Chapter inductee, was highlighted by Teachers College for her entrepreneurial skill. TC points to Colette's extracurricular work in helping map crises. From the article: For Mazzucelli, an adjunct professor at the Center for Global Affairs at New York University and the Department of Political Science at Hofstra University, crisis mapping …

Posted 35 months ago by Sandy

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Harlem Educational Activities Fund seeking mentors

HEAF MIDDLE SCHOOL MENTORS - RECEIVE FREE GO PASS & SERVICES! Harlem Educational Activities Fund (HEAF) is seeking mentors to volunteer in the NYC Service Middle School Mentoring Initiative. Mentors will be placed with small groups of students, ages 11-14, at New Millennium Business Academy Middle School in the South Bronx. Positively impacting these students’ …

Posted 38 months ago by Sandy

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I Teach NYC: Recruiting at TC

Nina Sethi is a TC student working on her M.A. in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).  She is also the Campus Ambassador to the Department of Education and would like to give you some information about applying to teach in the NYC schools.  If you have any questions or need additional information, …

Posted 39 months ago by Sandy

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Call for Proposals: KDP Centennial Conference

Call for Proposals: Leadership through Service Are you helping improve New York City? Do you work with youth to improve their leadership skills? Does your research take you into the community? Have you done research on adult learning or continuing education? Share your work: submit a proposal! Who The Entire TC and CU Community Free …

Posted 39 months ago by Sandy

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2011 Scholarships Posted!

The Kappa Delta Pi Educational Foundation has posted their scholarship offerings for the 2011-2012 academic year. Look for a suitable scholarship and send in your application today! The deadline is April 29, 2011. For more information, visit:

Posted 39 months ago by Sandy

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Kappa Chapter in the News!

Kappa Chapter is featured on the KDP main page! Check out the blurb on our work with the fall charity book drive. From the page: The Kappa Chapter at Teachers College, Columbia University donated 16 boxes of books to Better World Books, who will sell the books online and donate most of the proceeds to educational …

Posted 39 months ago by Sandy

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Another Successful Charity Book Drive!

Thanks to all those who donated, the Fall 2010 charity  book drive was a great success! We shipped off 16 full boxes of donated books to our partner, Better World Books. That's a 75% increase over our spring shipment. They'll resell those books online, and donate most of the proceeds to educational relief efforts in …

Posted 40 months ago by Sandy

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Call for proposals: Convo 2011!

KDP has just posted the call for proposals for Convocation 2011! The biennial conference brings together in-service teachers and administrators, undergraduate and graduate students, and some of the biggest names in educational policy and theory. This year's theme "Crossroads of Excellence" will highlight the 100-year history of Kappa Delta Pi while looking towards the future …

Posted 40 months ago by Sandy

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Fall Book Drive for Education Relief

Want to do something amazing with those textbooks cluttering up your home or office? We have a solution that benefits our campus, the earth, and students around the world! Be Green! Be responsible! Help out your fellow man by improving literacy while at the same time diverting these books from landfills. Donate your unwanted college-level …

Posted 40 months ago by Sandy

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New PD Job Posted with Kappa Delta Pi

Kappa Delta Pi is looking for a new E-Chapter Webinar Coordinator! What is the E-Chapter Webinar series? The E-chapter Webinar series provides current, practical professional development Webinars to members across the US. Webinar events are between 60–90 minutes and involve an introduction, speaker or panel presentation, and closing. There are typically 2–4 Webinars scheduled each …

Posted 41 months ago by Sandy

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Winter Social is Set!

Join us at Amsterdam Café (Amsterdam Ave between 119/120th) on Friday, December 17th for a relaxed evening of free food and good conversation. Kappa Chapter will provide a selection of appetizer platters. Members are invited to order their own drinks from the extensive happy hour menu. The fun begins at 6pm. Hope to see you …

Posted 41 months ago by Sandy

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Centennial Essay Contest!

KDP has announced a centennial essay contest. Tell KDP what you think about the history of education. The submission deadline is January 31, 2011.

Posted 41 months ago by Sandy

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Kappa Chapter Gets Vice President’s Grant for Diversity and Community Initiatives!

Kappa Chapter was selected as one of the recipient's for the VP's Office of Diversity and Community Grants! Our proposal included funding for our centennial celebration conference and a community restoration of the mural on the PS125/KIPP/Columbia Secondary School building. From the application: March 8, 2011 is the 100th anniversary of the founding of Kappa …

Posted 41 months ago by Sandy

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Terrence Maltbia to speak on “Leveraging Diversity”

Please join us Wednesday, Nov 17th for a talk with Q&A from Terrence Maltbia. A faculty member in the Department of Organization and Leadership, Professor Maltbia will speak on the ways leaders can work to leverage diversity within organizations. When: Wednesday, Nov 17th, 7pm Where: Zankel 109 Refreshments provided

Posted 41 months ago by Sandy

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Kappa Delta Pi, international honor society in education


Reposted from Arts & Humanities. Written by Sandy.

On March 8th, 1911, a group of the top educators in America (yes, including John Dewey) gathered at the University of Illinois to form an honors society in education. Nearly 100 years later, Kappa Delta Pi continues to honor the achievements of educators and promote excellence in education. The members of the Kappa Chapter at …

Posted 42 months ago by Sandy

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New Conference Announced

A new regional conference has just been announced! The Kappa Eta Chapter at St. John’s University, Queens Campus is hosting this event. Details will be posted as they appear. Please contact Harriet Iannelli <Iannellh@stjohns.edu> for more information.

Posted 43 months ago by Sandy

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Avoiding race: White teachers’ talk about Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath

This was a lecture co-sponsored by Kappa Chapter.


Reposted from Social Studies & Education. Written by Sandy.

We are still learning from Hurricane Katrina and the resulting displacement of huge populations from the American Gulf Coast. One of the many topics still discussed is the role of inequality in the event and its aftermath. Many such discussions have focused on income disparities, or how certain populations were disproportionately impacted by the hurricane …

Posted 43 months ago by Sandy

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