ECU Phi Delta Kappa Chapter to hold dinner meeting

The East Carolina Chapter of Phi Delta Kappa, a professional organization for educators, will host a dinner meeting Sept. 14 at Brook Valley Country Club. A social event begins at 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 6 p.m.

PDK grant winners will report on grant progress at the meeting in the following presentations:  ECU Education professors Elizabeth Swaggerty and Tanya Cannon and ECU alumnus Kelley Bunn, “Changing Up Middle School Reading Instruction”; Student Success Academy Coordinator for Pitt County Schools Robin Dailey, “Student Success Academy for Rising 6th Graders and Middle School Students”; and Mary Beth Corbin, director of ECU’s Office of Student Transitions and First Year Programs, “African America Male Mentoring Program (AAMMP)”.

Reservations for the event should be made by Sept. 12 through Kurt Garner ( or Dawn Shelton (at Dawn Shelton Speight 210A, ECU, Greenville, NC  27858).  Dinner and gratuity costs $15, payable in advance or at the door, with all checks made to PDK-East Carolina Chapter.

PDK is a professional organization that welcomes public school educators and administrators and university and community college faculty and students. Membership is not necessary before attending a meeting. Contact Kurt Garner for membership information.