Dr. Mary Jo Melvin
Butterfield Hall 330
Email:  mmelvin@edinboro.edu

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Early Childhood and Reading Department


Professional Student Organizations


Future Early Childhood Educators of Edinboro University (FEE-ACEI) 

This organization promotes better personal and academic relations between students and faculty in the Early Childhood and Reading Department at Edinboro University. FEE also offers national membership in ACEI, the Association for Childhood Education International. ACEI is an international organization of professionals dedicated to the field of education and professional growth. Activities in FEE-ACEI include organizational meetings, presentations on educational topics of interest, a Scholastic Book Fair each academic semester, and opportunities for community service around the college and throughout the local community. FEE-ACEI membership is open to any student majoring in Early Childhood Education. For more information about this organization, please contact FEE-ACEI at eupfee@yahoo.com.

Kappa Delta Pi, the International Honor Society in Education 

Kappa Delta Pi is the international honor society in education, organized to recognize excellence in education. Those individuals in our membership exhibit scholarship, high personal standards, and promise in teaching and allied professions. The Eta Iota Chapter at Edinboro University was established in 1951 as a society to promote excellence in education at the University level. As this organization celebrates over 55 years of local commitment to education, the Eta Iota Chapter recognizes its impact and positive influence on the teaching profession and other professionals working in the field of education. Activities in this organization include professional development seminars, community service projects, and chapter fundraisers. For more information about this organization, please contact Kappa Delta Pi-Eta Iota at eupkappadeltapi@yahoo.com.

Student PSEA (Pennsylvania State Education Association)

This organization is a college association of the Pennsylvania State Education Association (PSEA). Student PSEA is a pre-professional student association dedicated to advancing leadership skills and professional development among future educators across the Commonwealth. PSEA's mission is to advance quality public education for all students while fostering the dignity and worth of members through collective action. This organization also affords professional support and legal protection that field experience students and student teachers need when working in the classroom and school environment. For more information about this organization, please contact Student PSEA at eupspsea@yahoo.com.