Y.E.S. Program -- EDUCATION
THE EDUCATION COMPONENT CONSISTS OF:
NSPDK, INC. awards a $6,000 scholarship to a male and a female graduating senior in each of the five regions (East, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, and Far West). Annually, the Sorority presents over $100,000 in scholarships inclusive of those awarded by regions and chapters, including Kappa Omicron Tau members may apply for a $1,000 and sorority members matriculating in an accredited doctoral program are eligible to apply for a $1,000 scholarship awarded by the Perpetual Scholarship Foundation.
It is designed to acquaint teachers, parents, students and the community with various aspects and issues in education. A Teach-A-Rama may be presented in the form of an educational forum, workshops, seminars, lectures, courses, etc.
EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
It focuses on the provisions of meaningful learning experiences for pre-school children that will improve their readiness for school and subsequent scholastic achievement.
The umbrella of Literacy includes academic skills centers that supplement classroom work by providing opportunities to enhance proficiency in such areas as reading, math, language arts, science, social studies, technology and African American History.
COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS AND EDUCATION
It focuses on matters and issues involving education and the civil rights of children, youth, adults, teachers and professionals in education.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND LEADERSHIP TRAINING
It focuses on educational and sororal leadership training to meet the goals of the Sorority, administrative roles of committee members and officers; members’ roles, and all components of the Y.E.S. Program.