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UHD Urban Education Bilingual Education Student Organization

Bilingual Education Student Organization (BESO)

The purpose of of BESO is to create a group that supports bilinugal 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 leaners and represents the bilingual education community at UHD.

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Be a Teacher Club

The Be A Teacher club is here to support you in your journey to become a teacher. Our mission is to provide members with opportunities for developing personal growth and professional competence. Through professional workshops, activities, and pre-service training, the Be A Teacher Club helps the preparation period for a career in education.

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UHD Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi

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. The requirements to be invited to join the Omega Phi Chapter include:

  • 30 completed credits hours
  • 12 credits in education classes (completed or in progress)
  • overall cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

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Drs. Christal G. Burnett ( & Bernardo Pohl (

UHD Mathematical Association of America

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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UHD Urban Educators' Literacy Society

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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Last updated or reviewed on 3/11/15

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