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Kappa Delta Pi

Drexel University School of Education

Drexel University is home to the Alpha Theta Chi chapter of Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education. The Society inducts only those individuals who have exhibited the ideals of scholarship, integrity in service, and commitment to excellence in teaching and its allied professions.


Selection as a member of Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) is based on high academic achievement, a commitment to education as a career, and a professional attitude that assures steady growth in the profession. At Drexel University, students who are enrolled in undergraduate or graduate education programs are eligible for membership in KDP. Undergraduate students who have attained a 3.5 GPA and graduate students who have a 3.4 GPA are invited to apply. Students who are enrolled in DragonsTeach or DragonsTeach Middle Years programs with a 3.5 GPA in their education minor and a 3.35 GPA overall are also eligible for membership. If you are interested in joining Kappa Delta Pi, please email


Isabel Comber, Vice President

Isabel Comber is this year's Vice President of KDP. Isabel is a sophomore at Drexel studying Elementary and Special Education. She currently lives in Philadelphia and is from Malvern, PA. Isabel is also the VP of Future Educators of Drexel and is always looking for ways to get involved in school activities. Outside of school, she enjoys reading, trying out new restaurants, going to the beach, and spending time in nature. Isabel is excited to build her leadership skills in KDP this year and help the club grow.



Cianni Williams, Equity and Inclusion Officer

Hello everyone! My name is Cianni Williams, and I am a rising senior on my way to earning a degree in Secondary Education with a focus in Social Studies. Being KDP's Equity and Inclusion Officer, I want to challenge us to see our role as educator as a positive force in our students' lives. As a native of Philadelphia, it is important to me that I give back to my community, and I felt that my passion translated into education. When not busy with school work, I enjoy the viewing sights of the city and catching up on all things history!


Savvy Gurule

  Savvy Gurulé, Treasurer

Savvy Gurulé is a senior who has served as the Kappa Delta Pi treasurer for almost three years. Savvy is also a clarinet player in the Drexel Pep Band and a member of the Drexel Indigenous Students of the Americas and Latinos for a United Campus groups.

During summers, Savvy works with Drexel's community education programs, including the K-Bridge program for rising kindergarteners.

Savvy's involvement extends to the Ascent Peer Mentor program with the CIES office, where she supports first- and second-year students, particularly those from first-generation, POC, and other minority backgrounds.

Savvy's aspirations include pursuing a master's degree and eventually an EdD in education, focusing on culturally responsive pedagogy. Outside of her academic pursuits, she enjoys exploring her city, reading fantasy novels, and spending time with her two beloved cats.

Raen Johnston

Raen Johnston, Secretary

Raen Johnston is excited to be the secretary of Kappa Delta Pi: Alpha Theta Chi for the 2023/2024 academic year. Raen is a senior studying Elementary Education with a concentration in Middle Years English and Science. Raen lives in West Philadelphia with her dog Ace and cat Marinara. When she is not working with Kappa Delta Pi or Future Educators of Drexel, she enjoys cooking, sewing, crocheting, and reading.