Kappa Delta Pi (Education)

“The purpose of Kappa Delta Pi shall be to promote excellence in and recognize outstanding contributions to education. Kappa Delta Pi shall endeavor to maintain a high degree of professional fellowship among its members, to quicken professional growth, and honor achievement in educational work. To these ends, it shall invite to membership persons who exhibit commendable professional qualities, worthy educational ideals, and sound scholarship, without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, or disability.”

The HCU chapter of Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) is named Pi Eta. Pi Eta membership is comprised of approximately 70 graduate and undergraduate education students and education faculty. The Pi Eta chapter holds two induction ceremonies during the school year – one in the fall and one in the spring. Criteria are as follows:


  • Admission to teacher education
  • Junior level with at least 12 hours in education completed or in progress
  • Minimum 3.5 GPA
  • Recommendation by faculty


  • Admission to graduate education
  • At least 15 graduate hours at HCU
  • Minimum 3. 75 GPA
  • Recommendation by faculty

Pi Eta is a sponsor of the HCU Teaching and Learning Symposium held annually during the spring semester.


Dr. Vickey M. Giles
Pi Eta Chapter Counselor