In the School of Education, we have several organizations for students to actively participate in at the graduate level:
The Graduate Education Association disseminates information regarding different programs in the School of Education and in other units of the University; promotes better communication among graduate students, faculty, and administration of the School of Education; represents the graduate students of the School of Education at official functions and on committees of William & Mary; assists graduate students with such matters as the provision of a limited number of mini-grants which provide reimbursements to cover transportation, lodging, and conference registration fees; provides for an exchange of ideas among scholars of various fields; promotes social activities for its members; and adjudicates student honor code infractions. All graduate students in the School of Education who have been admitted to a program and/or are enrolled in one or more classes are members.
The purpose of Kappa Delta Pi is to encourage high professional intellectual and personal standards and to recognize graduates of the University for their outstanding contributions to education. To this end, the organization invites to membership persons who exhibit commendable personal qualities, worthy educational ideals, and sound scholarship. The organization endeavors to maintain a high degree of professional fellowship among its members and to quicken professional growth by honoring achievement in educational work.
Chi Sigma Iota is the international honor society for professional counseling. Established in 1985, Chi Sigma Iota was created to promote and recognize outstanding academic and clinical excellence in the profession of counseling. Counselors-in-training, counselor educators, and professional counselors alike who are committed to research and service can unite through Chi Sigma Iota.
The Student Virginia Education Association (SVEA) is a professional pre-service teacher organization. It provides opportunities for college students to explore education as a profession. SVEA has as one of its primary goals to inform, educate and involve its membership in educational issues.
The purpose of The William & Mary Educational Review is to create a student publication for those enrolled in the School of Education at William & Mary. It will provide a venue for School of Education students to publish their original work; give students the opportunity to be a part of the process of publishing works in a peer-reviewed journal; and share with the community the work being done to enhance education and scholarship at William & Mary School of Education.