College of Education and Professional Studies

Kappa Delta Pi

Important Information

Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) is an international education honor society for education majors in all programs. KDP is a community of scholars pledged to worthy ideals such as: recognizing scholarship and excellence in education; promoting the development and dissemination of worthy educational ideas and practices; enhancing the continuous growth and leadership of its diverse membership; fostering inquiry and reflection on significant educational issues; and maintaining a high degree of professional fellowship.

The UCO Kappa Delta Pi chapter, Gamma Omega, has been active on campus since 1935. Undergraduate student eligibility is based upon a 3.25 or better grade point average, completion of at least 50 hours of coursework, and completion of at least 12 hours of education courses. Graduate students must have an overall grade point average of at least 3.5 and completion of at least 12 hours. Membership selection occurs in the fall and spring semesters with invitations issued to eligible candidates.

The following are the faculty and staff sponsors of the Gamma Omega chapter:

Activities of the Gamma Omega chapter include:

  • Service Activities – projects with local schools and and charitable organizations (Regional Food Bank, Ronald McDonald House, UCO President’s Christmas Party, UCO Homecoming, etc.)
  • Trips to museums and cultural attractions
  • Guest Presentations on topics related to education
  • Leadership Training – at UCO and KDP conferences
  • Presentations at KDP conferences

Members of the Leadership Team

2014-2015 Academic Year:

  • President:Laurin Trecartin 
  • Vice President:Misty Matson       
  • Secretary:Laura Maggard   
  • Treasurer:Taylor Figueroa   
  • Senator:Heather Martin    
  • Membership:Lindy Hoel         
  • Historian:Jordan Travis       
  • Literacy Alive:Desiree Smith     
  • Past President:Jaime Pine-Chapline   
  • Grad. Representative:Kaylyn Baker