Student Organizations

MU Council of Teachers of Mathematics (MUCTM)

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Suzanne R. Harper
MUCTM is an organization which exists solely for the purpose of bettering mathematics education. The members meet four times each semester and discuss the current trends and future of mathematics education. Typically at each meeting, there is a classroom teacher or educator who gives a presentation on an aspect of teaching mathematics. Membership in MUCTM includes student membership to OCTM (Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics) and student e-membership to NCTM (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics). For more information visit

MU- National Science Teachers Association (MU-NSTA)

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Ann Haley MacKenzie
MU-NSTA is an organization that provides professional development opportunities for those students interested in becoming science teachers at all levels or those interested in being science educators. Members are dedicatededucation students and teachers who focus on current trends in science education and meet to discuss issues, share innovative lesson and teaching ideas, research findings as well as to engage in service projects devoted to science education issues. Monthly meetings are held to encourage dialogue with other members and to build collegiality.

National Council of Teachers of English – Student Affiliate of Miami (NCTE-SAM)

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Kathy Batchelor
NCTE-SAM (The National Council of Teacher of English – Student Affiliate of Miami) was founded in 1995. Students studying to be an English/language arts teacher in any program in EHS are eligible for membership in NCTE-SAM. The group holds regular meetings to learn about teaching of English/language arts.

Miami Council for the Social Studies

Faculty Advisor:  Dr. Thomas Misco
The purpose of the council is to provide a forum for pre-service social studies educators to discuss and learn more about issues related to this subject. Guest speakers and designated topics of discussion pertaining to social studies comprise the meeting's agenda.

Miami University Foreign Language Association (MUFLA)

Advisor: Dr. Martha Castaneda
MUFLA is an organization that seeks to promote foreign language education, to make networking opportunities available to students interested in the teaching of foreign languages, and to establish professional ties. MUFLA holds monthly meetings that provide: expertise relating to the teaching of foreign languages by guest speakers, opportunities to discuss issues and trends in foreign language education, and the sharing of opportunities available of further professional development of members.

Miami Student Education Association (MSEA)

Faculty Advisor: Kim Wachenheim
MSEA is a pre-professional organization of undergraduate and graduate students preparing for careers in education. As a member, students are also a part of the larger Ohio Educational Association. MSEA members are a part of the National Education Association. Monthly meeting are held to encourage dialogue with other professionals and to discuss current issues in education. Students from all licensure areas are welcome to membership.

Kappa Delta Pi

Faculty Advisor: Jane Lance
Kappa Delta Pi, the International Honor Society in Education, is dedicated to excellence in education. The university chapter is a dynamic community of developing educators pledged to worthy ideas to improve education and teaching. Students from all licensure areas are welcome to join. Membership is obtained and maintained through participation in events and activities furthering the vision of quality education for all.