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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. Merribeth Bruning 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 www.acei.org
This organization focuses on the needs of individuals from birth to age fourteen.

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

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. www.AAHPERE.org

NAfME - National Association for Music Education *Dr. Becky Morrison

NAEA - National Art Education Association www.naea.org *Donnie Copeland, Summer Bruch

NCTE - National Council of Teachers of English www.ncte.org

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

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

NMSA - National Middle School Association www.nmsa.org *Mrs. Sue Shults

NSTA - National Science Teachers Association www.nsta.org

Theatre - *Dr. Scott Holsclaw

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