KDP Past Events
Welcome to the Psi Iota Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, Saint Vincent College's Education Honor Society. The purpose of the Psi Iota Chapter is to promote excellence in and recognition of outstanding contributions to education.
President: Nicole DelBene
Vice President: Marissa Pecora
Treasurer: Jordan Conville
Historian: Kaitlin Smith
Secretary: Caitlin Kruzynski
Dr. Tracy A. McNelly, Counselor
Students are invited to join Kappa Delta Pi as an undergraduate candidate when:
KDP Initiation Ceremony Sunday, February 26, 2017
Congratulations to the 33 new members inducted into the Psi Iota chapter of KDP. Check out the photos from the event, as well as those on the Saint Vincent College Flickr account: bit.ly/2mNYa5Y
KDP Members Participate in SVC Wraps
December 10-11, 2016
Fundraiser at Chipotle
Sunday, Oct. 13, 2016
Assembling 37 Story Sacks March 31, 2016
Initiation Ceremony March 13, 2016
New Initiate Service Project WIth The Blackburn Center
Thank you to our new KDP Initiates and members for donating 3 large bags of children's pajamas to the Blackburn Center for Domestic Violence. Please see the letter from the Executive Director. She was very appreciative of your generosity.
KDP Member Spotlights
Senior: Alaina D'Aloiso
Junior: Mariah Ferraco
Sophomore: Dana Ricker
To nominate someone for March, please complete the Google form before March 24th: goo.gl/forms/ULLrxPNMcZ4IXUai2
Literacy Alive 2017: Daniel Tiger Day at Adam's Memorial Library
Next Member Meeting
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Honor Cords for Sale
If you are a senior who will graduate this year, contact Dr. McNelly about puchasing honor cords. The cost is $14.00.
Earning Honor Cords (From the bylaws)
Members will be eligible to earn Honor Cords if they show evidence of the ideals set forth in Section 1.16.
2.6.1 Members must demonstrate a commitment to Kappa Delta Pi, Psi Iota Chapter through attendance at meetings and events.
2.6.2 Members must commit to be involved, through attendance and/or volunteering, at other education events and with other education clubs.
2.6.3 Members will earn points each semester; one point will be awarded for each event attended. Members must accumulate 4 points per each year of membership to be eligible for Honor Cords. The Secretary of the Psi Iota Chapter will be responsible for keeping track of earned points.
2.6.4 Information about education department and Psi Iota events will be published on the St. Vincent College Education webpage.
Record Your Volunteer Hours Here
KDP National Website
Talking to Children About Cancer
Sunday, March 19, 2017
Featuring Guest Speaker:
Abby Ziegler, MS, CCLS
Family and Youth Program Manager of
Thank you to KDP Secretary, Caitlin Kruzynski
and her Committee for this Event
Creating Innovative Learning Spaces PD
In a Makerspace Environment, students learned how to develop learning spaces for students that foster innovation, creativity, problem-solving and 2st Century Skills.
Held March 16, 2017
6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Westmoreland Intermediate Unit
Professional Development: Spring Speaker
Author of:Students at the Center: Personalized Learning with Habits of Mind
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
6 p.m. (Book Signing Preceeding and Following Talk)
KDP Prospective Member meeting
Click here to complete the Biography for KDP Initiation. Due by February 10, 2017.
February 2017 Meeting Minutes
February 2017 Meeting Agenda
Oct. 2016 Meeting Minutes
Sept. 2016 Meeting Minutes & PowerPoint
Check Out our Committees
Service: Headed by Nicole DelBene
Fundraising: Headed by Marissa Pecora
Professional Development: Headed by Caitlin Kruzynski
Campus Events: Headed by Jordan Conville
Induction: Headed by Kaitlin Smith