Malone University’s Rho Tau chapter of Kappa Delta Pi was recently awarded the Achieving Chapter Excellence (ACE) Award – one of the highest honors that the international education honorary bestows on its institutional chapters.The recognition marks the fourth consecutive year that Malone’s chapter has received the award.
To earn the distinction, Malone’s chapter successfully met the criteria for excellence in programs, leadership, training, and service. Malone’s Rho Tau chapter will be presented with the award at the honor society’s biennial conference, scheduled for November 3 – 5 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Malone’s chapter achieved the recognition under the leadership of Beth Clark Thomas, Ph.D., professor of elementary education, and Rhoda Sommers, Ph.D., dean and associate professor of education.
Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education was established to foster excellence in education and promote fellowship among those dedicated to teaching. The founders chose the name from the Greek words to represent knowledge, duty, and power. Pioneering from its beginning by including women as well as men, Kappa Delta Pi grew from a local chapter to the international organization it is today, comprising 582 chapters and more than 45,000 members. Malone will be one of only 24 chapters presented with the ACE Award.