Exceptional students in Walden University’s Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership are recognized for their honor, integrity, and academic achievement when they qualify to join one of our two honor societies.

Phi Delta Kappa

Phi Delta Kappa is an international organization of professional educators, unified by a mission to promote quality education. Phi Delta Kappa puts an emphasis on publicly supported education. The Walden chapter is the first (and only) online chapter of Phi Delta Kappa.

Kappa Delta Pi

Kappa Delta Pi is one of the largest and most prestigious educational honor societies in the world. Membership is offered to those who display outstanding scholastic achievements in education. KDP recognizes outstanding scholarly contributions and scholastic achievement and strives to enhance the professional development of their members. Walden has an Alpha Epsilon Xi chapter within Kappa Delta Pi.