The College of Southern Maryland has joined the 40,000-member International Honor Society in Education, Kappa Delta Pi, and announces the induction of 19 people into its membership. CSM is the first community college in Maryland to be awarded a chapter.
The society inducts only those individuals who have exhibited the ideals of scholarship, integrity in service and commitment to excellence in teaching and its allied professions. Selection as a member of Kappa Delta Pi is based on high academic achievement, a commitment to education as a career and a professional attitude that assures steady growth in the profession.
CSM members of the society include Danielle Amster of Prince Frederick, Adam Brandao of Accokeek, Jenny Brewer of Huntingtown, Sandra Briscoe of Mechanicsville, Sara Browne of Lexington Park, J'Trenee Bryant of Waldorf, Joelle Bush of Waldorf who serves as vice president/foundation representative, Rebecca Butner of St. Leonard, Sidi Chleuh of Great Mills, Danielle Darden of Waldorf, Maria Estevez of La Plata who serves as president/treasurer, Lauren Helms of Prince Frederick, Lisa Leyton of Lusby, Casey Miller of Mechanicsville, Raven Smoot of Marbury, Krista Steele of Waldorf who serves as secretary/historian, Morgan Tickle of Mechanicsville and Lesley Windholz of Waldorf who serves as communications/marketing manager for the chapter.
“Membership in Kappa Delta Pi provides lifelong opportunities for support, service and professional growth for students through their bachelor's degree and on into their teaching careers,” said Chapter Counselor, and new inductee, Professor Elizabeth B. Settle, teacher education program coordinator at CSM.
For information on education programs at CSM, visit www.csmd.edu.