Greensboro College Will Honor Outstanding Teaching Students March 23

Karyn Dickerson, 2013-2014 N.C. Teacher of the Year

"The Greensboro College chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, the international honor society in education, will induct new members at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 23, in Hannah Brown Finch Memorial Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.

The featured speaker will be the 2013-2014 North Carolina Teacher of the Year, Karyn Dickerson. Dickerson teaches English II Inclusion and International Baccalaureate English at Greensboro's Grimsley High School. A reception will follow.

To be inducted into Kappa Delta Pi at Greensboro College, students must be enrolled in the Teacher Education Program; have demonstrated leadership; have completed 30 or more hours of coursework, of which 12 or more hours must be completed or in progress in education; have a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 for undergraduates or 3.5 for graduate students; and receive an invitation from the chapter.

Kappa Delta Pi, chartered on March 8, 1911, at the University of Illinois, seeks to sustain an honored community of diverse educators by promoting excellence and advancing scholarship, leadership, and service. It works to help committed educators be leaders in improving education for global citizenship. Greensboro College's Psi Mu chapter was chartered in 1992.

Greensboro College, an independent, coeducational college affiliated with the United Methodist Church, is an academic and social community that unites the liberal arts and Judeo-Christian values in an atmosphere of diversity and mutual respect.

Founded in 1838 and located near downtown Greensboro, the college enrolls about 1,250 students from 32 states, the District of Columbia and 24 nations in its undergraduate liberal-arts program and four master's degree programs. In addition to rigorous academics and a well-supported Honors program, the school features a 16-sport NCAA Division III athletic program and dozens of service and recreational opportunities."
Press Release submitted by Greensboro College

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