Bilingual Education Student Organization (BESO)
The purpose of BESO is to create a group that supports bilingual education in every facet. Our organization supports professional development, community service, and continuing education for both colleagues and the community. The BESO program offers students the opportunity to learn, teach, and innovate strategies and activities. Our philosophy lends itself towards the principles of education in the native language for the benefit of the child. We are a community of learners and represent the bilingual education community at UHD.
UHD Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi - International Honor Society in Education
Kappa Delta Pi is an International Honor Society in Education that is committed to recognizing excellence and fostering mutual cooperation, support, and professional growth for educational professionals. After completing an application to join the Omega Phi Chapter, an applicant must:
- intend to continue academically and professionally in the field of education
- demonstrate leadership attributes
- have completed at least 30 credits hours
- have at least 12 credits in education classes (completed or in progress)
- overall cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, or a UHD cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher
Mathematical Association of America (MAA)
The Mathematical Association of America is the largest professional society that focuses on mathematics accessible at the undergraduate level. Our members include university, college, and high school teachers; graduate and undergraduate students; pure and applied mathematicians; computer scientists; statisticians; and many others in academia, government, business, and industry. We welcome all who are interested in the mathematical sciences. The University of Houston-Downtown chapter of MAA is open to all students currently enrolled.
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Urban Educators' Literacy Society
The Urban Educators Literacy Society is an organization whose mission is to provide experiences for pre-service teachers to acquire professional knowledge, serve the community, and develop professional contacts. As members of the Urban Educators Literacy Society, we host Family Literacy Nights and attend professional literacy conferences, seminars, and cultural events related to literacy. We celebrate literacy in all its forms! We hope you will choose to join us in this exciting opportunity to serve the community and enhance your own literacy and professional development!
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