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Phi Delta Kappa

About PDK

Phi Delta Kappa, a professional association for educators, serves more than 500,000 members in an extensive network of more than 650 chapters, which are located in the Untied States and Canada as well as in nations throughout Europe and Asia. This association was first founded in 1906, and its international office is located in Bloomington, Indiana.

PDK, a dedicated advocate for public schools, provides a wide range of initiatives to prepare and serve the next generation of educators, including practicing teachers, administrators, and college educators. This international organization publishes the Phi Delta Kappan, the most often cited education journal in the United States, and it also sponsors the annual Phi Delta Kappa/Gallup Poll of the Public’s Attitudes Toward the Public Schools.


The mission of Phi Delta Kappa International is to promote high-quality education, in particular publicly supported education, as essential to the development and maintenance of a democratic way of life. PDK accomplishes this mission through visionary leadership, relevant research, and dedicated service.


Members of PDK hold the following beliefs:

Professional Membership

Professional membership is available to those who:

Professional membership fees are $85 (International-$75 and local chapter-$10) and undergraduate Student Membership Fees are $42.50. Membership applications can be accessed:

Stephen F. Austin State University Chapter of PDK

The Stephen F. Austin State University Chapter, one of 32 PDK Chapters located in the state of Texas, consists of approximately 50 members. In 2005, this chapter received recognition as the Outstanding Chapter in the state of Texas for its large number of active members and participation in numerous scholarly activities.

PDK/SFASU Chapter Sponsored Events:

PDK/SFASU Chapter Officers for 2012-2013

Former PDK/SFASU Chapter Educators of the Year

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