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No other organization confirms my status as a scholar and leader and keeps me connected to the best and brightest ideas and people in the field of education. 
-- Kappa Delta Pi Brand Promise --
Prospective Members                                       Current Members
Why Should I become a member?

     Is there a calling more profound or important than teaching?  Kappa Delta Pi believes it's the most important profession there is.  The impact a teacher can have on an individual's life is significant.  A teacher can light the fire of learning and open the world for a student.  Once that fire is lit, the burning hunger for knowledge can take a child anywhere. 
     Membership in Kappa Delta Pi is a bold declaration of your commitment to the teaching profession.  Kappa Delta Pi offers a rich range of professional and personal services and products designed to help you grow throughout your teaching career. 
     As a teacher, you have the power to touch the future.  Kappa Delta Pi can help fuel your ongoing success.  Working together, the possibilities are infinite. 

Membership benefits:
• Career assistance
• Leadership opportunities
• Award winning publications
• Professional networking
• Classroom resources
• Teacher hotline
• Professional development programs and materials

Kappa Delta Pi supports and advances the careers of educators by recognizing academic achievement and excellence in teaching and promoting community service.

As a member, you . . . • Receive four issues of the KDP Record; 
• Get four issues of the New Teacher Advocate FREE as a first-year member; 
• Grow as an educator through regional and national conferences; 
• Access teacher resources through KDP Online; 
• Benefit from job-hunting tips and tools; 
• Network with other educators in your career phase; 
• Save with discounted services and publications; 
• Find the information you need on hot issues in education; 
• Tap into more than $100,000 in scholarships and teacher classroom grants; and 
• Connect with National Teachers of the Year through the Teacher Hotline. 

Current Members

     Membership into Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education, signifies and recognizes an individuals academic achievement, leadership qualities, and professional abilities—attributes that the Society promotes for and throughout the field of education. Build upon these attributes in readying for your career, and let KDP assist your entrance into the exciting and challenging work of a professional educator.

Preparing for the Search 
Interviewing Tips
Sample Cover Letters
Sample Résumés
Objective Statements
Professional Portfolios

Additional Preparation Help
The ABC’s of Job-Hunting for Teachers 
  Read this book for expert advice on finding the right school, job-hunting online, and tracking your job search. It's 
  as easy as ABC to conduct a professional job search. A handy checklist is included! 
  Site proclaims itself as the #1 entry-level job site.
  Access career information, résumé-building pages, scholarship sources, and graduate schools through one of 
  The Wall Street Journal online publications. 

Job-Search Links
Association Montessori International Announces Career Opportunities
  Find your perfect job among thousands of school postings nationwide. Post your résumé online and let schools 
  come to you through this teacher placement service and KDP’s collaborator on The ABC’s of Job-Hunting for 

  Designed to give you an edge in the education marketplace, lets you create and post 
  your résumé, send cover letters, and record your answers to typical interview questions online—and it’s free. 

American Association of Employment in Education 
  AAEE and Kappa Delta Pi have a long and well-established relationship from which active members of KDP can 
  benefit greatly. Through free access to AAEE’s vast resources, employment opportunities may be just a click 
  away! Link to AAEE’s database of job openings through Project Connect on the Home page, then the Teachers 
  Area. Enter “teacher” for the username and “aswan” for the password.

  Visit AAEE’s home page at for various other links to valuable information about schools, 
  employment, certification, and more. 

Teachers Support Network
  Teachers Support Network (TSN) offers a one-stop solution to K–12 teachers looking for employment.  In 
  addition to searching for jobs from school districts nationwide, both new and experienced teachers will find a 
  wealth of useful information, including job-hunting advice, teacher tools, and timely articles and comment. 
  Starting January 1, 2005 and running once per quarter throughout the year, TSN will offer teaching candidates 
  four separate chances to win $10,000 in their “The Next Chapter of Your Life Sweepstakes.” Teaching 
  candidates are never charged for using the service—Teachers Support Network’s entire system is always free 
  to teachers. 

Agent K–12 Career Service
  This site provides online and print resources for job seekers and employers in education. Visit for career news, up-to-date job listings, and career coaching. You can view jobs and post 
  your resume so recruiters can find you. Agent K–12 can even send you an alert when a new job matches your 
  This national job-search site gives step-by-step instructions for creating a résumé and cover letter. 

‘Net’ Information You Need on Employment in Education
Learn about employment procedures and job vacancies; complete online applications; research schools; obtain contact information; and, locate upcoming events, e.g., job fairs at these sites: 

National Center for Education Statistics
Research and educate yourself on public school programs and statistics at

National Association of Independent Schools
Research independent schools at

International Schools
For information on schools overseas, visit the following sites:

The International Educator

Timeplan Education Group

UK Education Recruitment

U.S. Department of Defense Education Activity

Peace Corps

University of Northern Iowa