Pi Lambda Theta Gamma Gamma Chapter

Pi Lambda Theta is an international honor society and professional association for men and women in the field of education. Gamma Gamma Chapter, associated with Indiana University Kokomo School of Education, selects candidates for membership based upon high academic standing, interest in education, and promise of growth and service to the profession.  Local chapter members include IU Kokomo faculty/staff, local school administrators/teachers, librarians, staff of social service agencies, and pre-service teachers. Initiation ceremonies are held each May and September.

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Gamma Gamma Officers for 2009

Student Vice-President Margaret (Meg) Andrews  
Recording Secretary Marcia Scott-Lambert  
Corresponding Secretary Jennifer Martin  
Treasurer Emily Pier  
Newsletter Editor Marsha Berry  
Immediate Past President Elizabeth (Liz) Douglass  
Faculty Advisor

Dr. Shirley Aamidor


Description of Gamma Gamma:

Gamma Gamma has provided professional conferences and programs for over twenty years for students, area teachers, and administrators.  On an individual basis, members of Gamma Gamma serve as mentors to students and beginning teachers.  In addition, they serve at the regional and international levels by accepting officer positions and participating on committees.  Gamma Gamma President, Elizabeth Douglass, was installed in July 2007 as the International President and chairs the International Board of Directors.

Events/Meetings Scheduled for 2009/10:




September 30, 2009
Giving Parents a Head Start
6:00 to 7:00 p.m. Business Meeting
  Panel Facilitator:  Dr. Shirley Aamidor 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. Community Welcome
  Panel Members:  Liz Douglass, Laura Reed, Charlie Hinkle, Sycamore School
  and Head Start teacher  
November 5, 2009
Education Fall Conference 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
  Focus: Differentiation and Classroom Management Kelley Student Center
February 16, 2010 Literacy Coalition 6:00
  Presenter: Bob Stephenson 107 W. Mulberry, Kokomo
  Note: Turn in donated books for Reading Coalition Book Drive  
April 22, 2010 Stop Human Trafficking 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. Business Meeting
  Presenter: Emily Pier 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. Program
  Scholarship Reception, Initiation, Installation of Officers  

International Pi Lambda Theta Vision Statement:

We see Pi Lambda Theta becoming the internationally recognized honor society in education: a forum for exchanging and developing ideas, fostering individual leadership, promoting professionalism, and recognizing excellence wherever it is found. 

International Pi Lambda Theta Vision Statement:

Pi Lambda Theta's mission is to honor outstanding educators and inspire them to be effective leaders who address critical issues in education.

International Pi Lambda Theta Core Values:

Primary:  Integrity, Excellence, Respect

Secondary: Camaraderie, Inclusiveness, Continuity

For Additional Information Contact:

Gamma Gamma Faculty Advisor: Dr. Shirley Aamidor

International Office of Pi Lambda Theta