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Professional Organizations

Names with (*) are faculty you can contact for more information.

Kappa Delta Pi is an education honorary. OBU has a chapter that initiates eligible candidates each
year. *Dr. Kathy Collins is the university sponsor.

Phi Epsilon Kappa is the honor society for Kinesiology Majors.

Other professional organizations which include opportunities for teacher education candidates to join at special rates include:

ACEI - Association for Childhood Education International
This organization focuses on the needs of individuals from birth to age fourteen.

NAEYC - National Association for the Education of Young Children Focus is on birth through age eight years.

ILA - International Literacy Association *Dr. Kathy Collins

AAHPERD - American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
This is an alliance that has five professional organizations.

NAfME - National Association for Music Education 

NAEA - National Art Education Association *Donnie Copeland

NCTE - National Council of Teachers of English

NCTM - National Council of Teachers of Mathematics *Dr. Jeff Sykes, Dr. Rachel Pool, Darin Buscher

NCSS - National Council of Social Studies *Dr. Kevin Motl

NMSA - National Middle School Association *Mrs. Sue Shults

NSTA - National Science Teachers Association

Theatre - *Professor Eric Phillips

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