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Member Benefits

Keeping You at the Head of the Class

For more information on any of these benefits or services, contact your Chapter Resource Consultant at 800.284-3167.

 Stay current on educational practices and issues or capitalize on publishing opportunities with KDP's award-winning quarterlies.

  • New Teacher Advocate - FREE to first-year members!
  • The Record - FREE to active members beginning their second year of membership! Refereed!
  • The Educational Forum - Refereed, scholarly journal.
  • Novice Notes - semester-series newsletter for teacher-education student members; four student-centered topics mailed each year.
  • Monthly practical tips for the classroom, Ideas to Go.
  • Books supporting educators at discount prices: ABC's of Classroom
  • Management, Ready, Set, Teach!, Star Teachers of Children in Poverty, and more.

Connect with a large network of peers, experienced teachers, and renowned educators at award-winning regional and national conferences.

  • I TEACH Regional Conferences.
  • Chapter Leadership Summits and Cluster Meetings.
  • International Biennial Convocation.

Save time, money, and frustration.

  • $100,000 in scholarships (60) and $150 Teacher Classroom grants (75).
  • 15% off Choice Hotels.
  • 15% off ClassroomDirect.com teacher supplies.
  • 10% off 1-800-Flowers.com and Popcorn Factory.
  • 5% off National and Alamo car rentals
  • Discounts on car, medical, and professional liability insurance, including student teaching liability insurance-only $15 for $1,000,000 in coverage.

Access educator-approved resources at KDP Online 

  • Teacher Hotline - a team of National State Teachers of the Year confidentially answers your questions
  • Education News-collection of top articles in education, updated weekly
  • Quality Web sites on hot topics in education, resources, and lesson plans
  • Resource Roundup-monthly e-mail of top web site for types of educators.

Career and employment assistance online and in print

  • Career Assistance at www.kdp.org/membership/careerop.php
  • Directory of teacher-licensure departments by state
  • Teachers-Teachers.com with access to a national database of job openings.
  • The ABC's of Job-Hunting for Teachers book-available through the KDP Store   

For more information on any of these benefits or services, contact your Chapter Resource Consultant at 800.284-3167.