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Student Organizations

Involvement in student organizations is an important part of college life. This involvement allows students the opportunity to meet peers with similar interests, develop leadership skills, and build a resume and network for employment after graduation. Listed below are Student Organizations found in or associated with the School of Education.

School of Education Student Ambassadors+ -

The Student Ambassador Program is for high achieving outgoing students in the School of Education. Selected students will serve as official representatives of the School in public relations, student recruitment and retention programs and other outreach efforts. For more information, visit the SOE Student Ambassador website.

Delta Pi Epsilon+ -

Delta Pi Epsilon is a national honorary professional graduate society for men and women in business education. Please contact the Department of Workforce Education and Development at 618-453-3321.

Elementary Education Student Organization (EESO)+ -

The purpose of the SIU EESO is to provide pre-service teachers of elementary education with resources and support services. EESO's goals are to assist students in developing the skills that will enable them to become effective teachers in an elementary setting. EESO gives pre-service teachers opportunities to attend conferences, earn scholarships, and meet other students in the program. Advisor Name: Louise Stearns,

Higher Education Student Association (HESA)+ -

HESA is the student organization for the graduate students in the Department of Educational Administration and Higher Education (EAHE) at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. The purpose of this RSO is to enhance the professional education of the membership outside of the classroom, assistantships, and internships. Advisor: Dr. Saran Donahoo,

Kappa Delta Pi+ -

Kappa Delta Pi is an international honor society in Education founded to foster excellence in education and promote fellowship among those dedicated to teaching. The SIU Chapter is sited in the Office of Teacher Education. For more information please call 618-453-2354 or contact Angel Suthard, angel.suthard@siu.eduMore >>

Promoting Respect through Inclusiveness and Diversity Excellence (P.R.I.D.E.)+ -

Promoting Respect through Inclusiveness and Diversity Excellence (P.R.I.D.E.) is an academic registered student organization (RSO) designed to provide students who are within the School of Education an opportunity to learn about and experience views from a multicultural perspective.  P.R.I.D.E. is a unique RSO dedicated to diversity and inclusiveness issues. Advisor: Dr. Rose Moroz,
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Student Council for Exceptional Children (SCEC)+ -

The Council for Exceptional Children is the largest professional international organization for special educators serving students with disabilities. For further information, contact Special Education at 618-536-7763. More >>