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Membership in PDK is an easy and relatively inexpensive way for you to develop your skill set and advance your career in education. View a list of member benefits now.
To join PDK, select the appropriate membership category below. You can either download an application and fax or mail it to the PDK International office, or you can join online.
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Our most popular membership category. Learn more about professional membership.
A discounted, paper-free category of professional membership for those who live outside the U.S., do not have an APO/FPO address, and meet the criteria for professional members. Learn more about international electronic membership.
Join PDK as an International Electronic Member
A discounted membership for those enrolled in an accredited education program who have not started their student teaching. Learn more about undergraduate student membership.
For the professional member in good standing who has reached 65 years of age and has maintained 25 years of good-standing membership in the association. Applications for Emeritus status must be approved by the PDK International Board of Directors. Learn more about emeritus membership.
For the professional PDK member in good standing who has reached 60 years of age and is fully retired from a primary education position or a PDK member, regardless of age, who has retired from a primary education position because of a permanent disability. Applications for senior status must be approved by the PDK International Board of Directors. Learn more about senior membership.
Give a membership as a gift
For your colleague, child, grandchild, or other favorite educator. If you are a PDK member, you are aware of the resources available to you through this global education organization, including Kappan magazine, international travel opportunities, online and in-person networking, professional development opportunities for the education professional, free webinars, timely publication resources, and much more. Give this opportunity of ongoing professional growth to another educator with a gift membership to PDK, the professional association in education. Learn more about gift memberships.
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