NATIONAL SORORITY OF PHI DELTA KAPPA, INCORPORATED (NSPDK)
Greetings to All,
Welcome to the official website of the National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa, Inc., a professional organization of women in the field of education. Our members are dedicated teachers and career educators who have expanded their careers beyond the classrooms in support of programs for youth, educational development, community involvement and sisterhood activities. Currently, members of this prestigious organization are teachers representing all levels of education from Pre-School, Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College and Graduate Professors, Principals, Educational Administrators, Instructional Specialists and Special Service Professionals.
The National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa, Inc. is as vibrant and relevant as in the founding year, 1923. The organization is 95 years old, with over 5,000 members and affiliates in more than one hundred chapters across the country. Encouraging, stimulating, guiding, mentoring, and instilling confidence in students on their journey to adulthood were tenants of the founders. These, along with the focus on education and service continue to underscore the primary goals.
NSPDK is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to perpetuating the highest quality of academic learning and promoting the teaching career as an honorable profession. Mentoring programs for high school girls and boys, scholarships for high school graduates majoring in Teacher Education, doctoral scholarships for teacher advancement, financial contributions for Sickle Cell Research at Meharry Medical College and the Maternal Waiting Home in Zambia, Africa are but a few of the major programs supported each year
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26th Supreme Basileus
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world"
NSPDK'S MISSION STATEMENT
"To Foster a Spirit of Sisterhood Among Teachers and to Promote the Highest Ideals of the Teaching Profession"
NSPDK'S PURPOSE AND PHILOSOPHY
As a professional organization of well-trained and effective educators in all components of the learning spectrum, NSPDK is dedicated to training youth and adults to develop and enhance those skills, abilities, attitudes and ethics that will prepare them to function successfully in a democratic society.
The Y. E. S. (Youth, Education, Service) program guides us in the work we perform. We provide workshops for teacher development and mentoring; parent workshops on the new trends in education and how to help children succeed with the Common Core Standards.
The Purpose of our sorority is:
To stimulate personal growth among teachers
To foster a true spirit of sisterhood
To promote the highest ideals of the teaching profession
To encourage the development of the potential of our youth