The classroom is just one part of your K-State experience as there are more than 475 groups, clubs, professional organizations, and honorary societies across campus. In other words, there are hundreds of ways to enrich your time at K-State. Sign up and find out what you enjoy!
Education-related involvement opportunities:
The College of Education Ambassadors is an organization focused on educating prospective students about the K-State College of Education programs and help to promote the profession of teaching through various recruitment events hosted on and off-campus. Ambassadors lead presentations, give tours of Bluemont Hall and talk to prospective students about the vast number of support avenues available to EDCATS. Applications are due in February, check your email near the end of the Fall semester for the opportunity to apply.
Marcus Kidd, Advisor
The student council for the College of Education is called the EDCAT Council. It is composed of elected members, College of Education senators, and faculty advisors.
Dr. Tonnie Martinez, Advisor
This organization is a peer mentorship initiative that will pair you with a student in the professional education program to provide you with a personal guide who can help you get connected as soon as you step foot on campus. The program also offers you the opportunity to interact with faculty and staff, fellow students, and resources in the College of Education and across campus.
James Alberto, Advisor
Students in the teacher education program may join KNEA-SP. Members receive several monthly publications from the national and state offices. Members are also covered by liability insurance when they are in the schools observing or working with students.
Kappa Delta Pi – Iota Xi Chapter
Kappa Delta Pi, the international honor society in education, fosters excellence in education and promotes fellowship among those dedicated to teaching.
Dr. Vicki Sherbert, Advisor
The purpose of this organization is to provide assistance and support to students working on their graduate degree in the College of Education.
This club supports Kansas agricultural education, including FFA, 4-H and Extension.
Brandie Disberger, Advisor
The mission of the Student Chapter of the National Art Education Association is to promote the strong leadership, positive advancement, and professional development of future art educators. Our goals include professional growth opportunities, collaboration among art education students and advocacy for art education.
Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)
The purpose of CEC is to provide students with information and resources for teaching students with special needs. Meetings are held once a month.
NAfME Collegiate – National Association for Music Education
Open to all Music Education students at K-State. Benefits of membership include educational journals, networking, educational opportunities and supplementary memberships in other music-related groups. Meetings feature guest speakers of professionals in the field of Music Education. The group also puts on fundraisers, provides free tutoring for music classes and hosts Future Music Educator's Day for high school students interested in majoring in Music Education.
Family and Consumer Sciences Professional Interest Group
This interest group provides professional development opportunities and promotes the national theme of the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences.
Social Studies Education Club
Dr. Brad Burenheide, Advisor
School Counseling Student Organization (Facebook page)
K-State prepares dynamic school counselors who are exceptionally competent team leaders integral to the total school program. Counselors are prepared to support the achievement of all students in an ever-changing world of the 21st century.
Dr. Judy Hughey, Advisor