Victoria Jordan, student teacher awarded Delta Kappa Gamma (DKG) Scholarship

victoria-jordanVictoria Jordan, student teacher in the School of Education at Cal State San Marcos is the recipient of Delta Kappa Gamma’s scholarship grant.

After graduating high school, she simultaneously attended Palomar Community College and worked with the Oceanside Unified School District as an Instructional Assistant. While working with students with special needs, she recognized that she was on the career path she wanted to specialize in. Her aspirations went from wanting to teach elementary students to becoming an education specialist (special education teacher).

After graduating from Palomar Community College, Victoria transferred to Cal State University San Marcos (CSUSM) and graduated with a Bachelor of Liberal Studies degree with an emphasis in Linguistics. She is currently in the concurrent credential program and is earning the Multiple SubjectCredential, the Preliminary Mild/Moderate Education Specialist Instruction Credentials, and the Preliminary Moderate/Severe Education Specialist Instruction Credential.

Through extensive coursework and clinical experiences, Victoria has plans to obtain the Authorization to Teach English Learners, and then aims to earn a Master of Arts in Special Education so she can teach at a title one school in the San Diego region.

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Grant Information:

Delta Kappa Gamma – Beta Delta Chapter
TEACHER CANDIDATE GRANT

HISTORY AND PURPOSE  OF DELTA KAPPA GAMMA

 Since the founding date of May 11, 1929, members of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International have shared the following seven purposes:

1) To unite women educators of the world in genuine fellowship

2) To honor women who have given or who evidence a potential for distinctive service in any field of education

3) To advance the professional interest and position of women in education

4) To endow scholarships to aid outstanding women educators in pursuing graduate study and to grant fellowships to women educators from other countries

5) To stimulate the personal and professional growth of members and to encourage their participation in appropriate programs of action

6) To inform the membership of current economic, social, political and educational issues to the end that they may become intelligent, and functioning members of a world society

7) To sponsor and support desirable educational legislation and initiate legislation in the interests of women educators.

GOAL OF GRANT

It is our desire to provide the recipient of this GRANT with monies to support efforts which enhance opportunities to achieve educational goals.  The grant is available to women and men.