Teacher Development student organizations include the Education Minnesota Student Program (EMSP) and Kappa Delta Pi.

Education Minnesota Student Program (EMSP)

Jennifer S. Jay
EB B132
(320) 308-4883

The Education Minnesota Student Program (EMSP) is a student organization affiliated with Education Minnesota Teacher Union. It is an organization that helps prepare prospective educators for a career in the field of education. It also is an advocate for the politics of education. The core values are: Integrity, Inclusive, Excellence, and Dynamic.


Meetings are held at various times to accommodate different schedules. Times and places are announced monthly on the EMSP bulletin board located outside the Teacher Development Office (EB A132).


If you are interested in joining or would like more information, send an e-mail to emsp@stcloudstate.edu or fill out an information card located on the EMSP bulletin board. You will then receive e-mails about meetings and upcoming events.

Special Projects

EMSP car pools to the Education Minnesota Convention, holds a Teacher Panel, and a Crayola Workshop. The biggest event is the Read-a-thon held on the birthday of Dr. Suess. Other projects include a variety of activities from special speakers to resume writing and interviewing. Besides all the learning that takes place, we also have a variety of socials as an opportunity to meet others in the field of education


EMSP is open to all educators: Elementary, Secondary, Special Education, and CFS majors. You can join at anytime at a yearly membership cost of $10.00 ($6.00 for a semester.

Note: You must attend five events to be considered an active member (2 can be meetings).

Kappa Delta Pi

Michael Davis
EB B109-1
(320) 308-3944

Kappa Delta Pi is an international education honor society. Kappa Delta Pi intends to be an important resource to education majors throughout their careers as educators. Members work with area schools and the community to promote education and learning.


Information about upcoming meetings and events can be found at the Kappa Delta Pi website or on the KDP bulletin board located on the first floor of the Education Building (near the Teacher Development Office, EB A132).


If you are interested in joining or would like more information, please contact the advisor or email Kappa Delta Pi at kdp@stcloudstate.edu. Nomination forms can be obtained from KDP's bulletin board.

Special Projects

Kappa Delta Pi sponsors a variety of guest speakers throughout the year. They provide opportunities to volunteer or serve in leadership positions. KDP also does various community service projects. Some of KDP's annual projects include hosting a Scholastic Book Fair and a spring banquet that honors current and future inspirational educators.

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