SIUE Student Chapter of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)
The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is the leading voice for special and gifted education. Through the vision and dedication of more than 29,000 members, CEC sets the standard for high quality education for children and youth with exceptionalities.
Joining the SIUE student chapter of CEC provides professional development, resources, and peer-to-peer support to meet today’s new challenges in special education with confidence and make a difference for children and youth with disabilities. To learn more about CEC, visit the national organization website at www.cec.sped.org. For more information about the student chapter at SIUE, contact Dr. Craig Miner (email@example.com), faculty advisor.
Kappa Delta Pi
Kappa Delta Pi, an International Honor Society in Education, is dedicated to scholarship and excellence in education. Undergraduate and graduate students in SIUE's School of Education, Health and Human Behavior with a GPA of 3.25 or higher are invited to join. The Lambda Theta Chapter focuses on service to the education community and the teaching profession, volunteering time to such worthy endeavors as Ronald McDonald House, Children's Hope Center, and Children's Hospital. Each year the chapter hosts a Breakfast with Santa for children in the Edwardsville area and Literacy Alive activities in an adopted high-needs partnership school. Meetings, held once a month on Saturday mornings, include professional development activities related to education. If you would like to learn more about KDP, please visit the international website at www.kdp.org For information about the Lambda Theta Chapter, contact Dr. Barbara O'Donnell (firstname.lastname@example.org), chapter advisor.
PRIME (Promoting, Recruiting, Increasing Minority Educators)
Project PRIME is a University recognized student organization dedicated to increasing the number of minority students in the various fields of education at SIUE. Members of PRIME serve as tutors and mentors to area high school students. For further information about PRIME, please contact Dr. Bill Searcy, PRIME faculty sponsor.Illinois Education Association Student Program (IEA)