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How to nominate a colleague (or yourself) for membership:
  1. Contact the membership chair, Rosetta Sandidge at 859-257-8847, or sandidg@uky.edu to let her know of the possibility of a new member. 
  2. Obtain the following information from the candidate:
    1. Name
    2. Mailing Address
    3. Contact Phone, email address
    4. Place of Employment
    5. Job Title
    6. Number of Years of Experience
    7. 50-100 Word Biographical Statement for the Newsletter
  3. Download and use this Application for Membership form.
  4. Send the answers to the above questions and the completed form to Rosetta Sandidge, 166 Taylor Education Building, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0001.
  5. At the time of initiation, the candidate must provide a check for $85.00. ($70.00 annual PDK dues, $5.00 initiation fee, $10.00 annual chapter dues.)

PDK International Membership Options 

WHO CAN APPLY: Professional educators in all areas and at all levels, graduate students, individuals in education-related fields, student teachers, and undergraduates enrolled in a program leading to teacher certification 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: A bachelor's degree is required for all applicants except undergraduate students who are enrolled in a program leading to teacher certification.

MEMBERSHIP OPTIONS AND FEES: 

Direct Membership, Annual Fee $85 - Open to professional educators, graduate students, student teachers, and individuals in education-related fields. Includes all member services and benefits except chapter affiliation, the right to vote, and the right to hold a PDK office. This membership may be converted to a chapter-affiliated membership at any time upon request. 
Chapter-Affiliated Membership, Annual Fee Varies by Chapter - Open to professional educators, graduate students, student teachers, and individuals in education-related fields who desire local chapter affiliation. Membership is based upon chapter approval and an initiation ceremony that includes a one-time initiation fee beyond the annual fee. Includes all member services and benefits, voting privileges, and the right to hold PDK volunteer leadership positions. Membership may be transferred from one chapter to another at any time upon request.
Direct Undergraduate Membership, Annual Fee $42.50
- Open to undergraduate students enrolled in a program leading to teacher certification. Includes all member services and benefits except chapter affiliation, the right to vote, the right to hold a PDK office, and services designated for post graduates. This membership may be converted to a chapter-affiliated membership at any time provided the chapter accepts undergraduate students. 
Chapter-Affiliated Undergraduate Membership, Annual Fee varies and is one-half the regular chapter fee - Open to undergraduate students enrolled in a program leading to teacher certification. Includes all member services and benefits except voting privileges, the right to hold a PDK office, and other services designated for post graduates. Membership is offered by selected chapters