Kappa Delta Pi is an international honor society in education that was founded on March 8, 1911 at the University of Illinois. The purpose of Kappa Delta Pi is to promote excellence in and recognize outstanding contributions to education. Kappa Delta Pi shall endeavor to maintain a high degree of professional fellowship among its members, to quicken professional growth, and honor achievement in educational work.
Kappa Delta Pi elects to membership those who exhibit the ideals of scholarship, high personal standards, and promise in teaching and 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.
The Framingham State University chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, Chi Chapter, was established on May 17, 1966. Chi Chapter members are interested in teaching and are dedicated to the ideals set forth by the national organization.