Kappa Delta Pi is pleased to have Dr. Reffel among its winners and congratulates her, as well as Valdosta State University , as one means of encouraging and promoting recognition, honor, and appreciation for educators who daily meet and then excel in their profession and, most of all, are dedicated to advancing student learning. Congratulations to both you and Dr. Reffel for your demonstrated commitment to excellence in education.
The Master Teacher of Honor designation, awarded by the International Honor Society in Education, Kappa Delta Pi, requires completion of specific criteria deemed essential to the professional development and growth of high quality educators. An educator must provide evidence of professional growth; leadership at the district, state or regional level; a record of community service; and outstanding contributions to the education profession. The designation also requires reaffirmation of the educatorâ€™s commitment to integrity and high standards in the classroom.