(July 1, 2018, Indianapolis, IN) – Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) is proud to welcome the newly elected 2018–2020 Executive Council President. Dr. Victoria Tusken will lead the Executive Council in realizing the strategic goals of the Society and developing a vision for the organization’s next 3 to 5 years that allows it to be of maximum service to teachers and the teaching profession. The Executive Council will work in partnership with KDP Executive Director Faye Snodgress, as well as Snodgress’ successor.
“All of us, who have a role in education,” shared Tusken, “bear the responsibility to equip today’s students with the necessary skills to become participating citizens of an increasingly global 21st century. To that end, Kappa Delta Pi remains committed to supporting quality teacher preparation and programs, to retaining quality teachers in the classroom, and to advocating for equity and global sustainability for all.”
Effective now through June 2020, the KDP Executive Council includes the following leaders:
Victoria Tusken (DeKalb Community Unit School District #428), President
Elizabeth Elliott (Florida Gulf Coast University), President-Elect
Peggy Moch (Valdosta State University), Immediate Past-President
Rose Cardarelli (Eagle Development, LLC), Member
Peggy Marciniec (University of Wisconsin–Platteville), Member
Barbara B. Meyer (Illinois State University), Member
Shannon L. Rice (Jefferson Central School), Member
Suellen Reed (Indiana Department of Education, retired), Member
Christine Sleeter (California State University–Monterey Bay), Laureate Representative
David C. Berliner (Arizona State University), Advisory Member
Ali Jafari (CourseNetworking), Advisory Member
Tusken was first elected to the Executive Council in February 2014 to serve a 2-year term as the Professional Representative, a position that no longer exists on this leadership board. In February 2016, she was elected to the Executive Council to serve as the President-Elect for the 2018–2020 biennium.
To learn more about the leadership of Kappa Delta Pi, please visit our website at http://www.kdp.org/aboutkdp/index.php.