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.
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.
*Dr. Merribeth Bruning
ACTFL – American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Language (Spanish) www.actfl.org
AAHPERD – American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
This is an alliance that has five professional organizations. www.AAHPERE.org
*Professor Tona Wright
IRA – International Reading Association www.reading.org *Dr. Merribeth Bruning
MENC – Music Educators National Conference www.menc.org *Dr. Craig Hamilton; Dr. Gary Gerber; Dr. Merribeth Bruning
Theatre – *Dr. Scott Holsclaw
NAEYC – National Association for the Education of Young Children www.naeyc.org Focus is on birth through age eight years. www.naeyc.org
NAEA – National Art Education Association www.naea.org *Dr.Scott Holsclaw; *Donnie Copeland, Summer Bruch
NCTE – National Council of Teachers of English www.ncte.org
NCTM – National Council of Teachers of Mathematics www.nctm.org *Mrs. Rachel Pool, Mr. Darin Buscher
NCSS – National Council of Social Studies www.ncss.org *Dr. Kevin Motl
NMSA – National Middle School Association www.nmsa.org *Mrs. Kathy Collins
NSTA – National Science Teachers Association www.nsta.org