Education Clubs

SEA (Students in Education Association)

Student Education Association, S.E.A., is an affiliate of the National Education Association. S.E.A. is composed of students and faculty and provides continuing education, support, and fellowship to all those who are interested at Purdue North Central.

The SEA Chapter at Purdue North Central is a very active association and strives to inform all students of various learning opportunities and events to help further their teaching goals.


KDP (Kappa Delta Pi) International Honor Society

Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education, was founded in 1911 and was one of the first discipline-specific honor societies. Its membership is limited to the top 20 percent of those entering the field of education. Kappa Delta Pi claims over 600 chapters across North America and 45,000 total members.

Its motto is “Knowledge, Duty, Power”, and its mission is to sustain an honored community of diverse educators by promoting excellence and advancing scholarship, leadership, and service. In 2002 PNC began the Alpha, Alpha, Upsilon chapter.

 


PLAYCE (Purdue Learning About Young Children’s Education)

PLAYCE members are students in the Early Childhood Program who work hard to promote early childhood education. They’ve made presentations at local, state and national conferences and sponsored an Early Childhood Conference. They threw a holiday party for Porter County foster families and financially supported a “KinderCones” project hosted by the Purdue North Central Women’s Association and the PNC Social Work Department to provide school supplies for Pine Elementary kindergarteners.