Student Membership

Open to undergraduate or graduate students who:

  • Intend to pursue a career in education.
  • Have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale. (Contact us if your school doesn’t use a 4.0 scale.)
  • Undergraduates: Have at least a sophomore standing.
  • Graduates: Have completed at least two courses in a graduate program. (If not, please use the undergraduate GPA.)

Professional Membership

Any professional who is an educator or has contributed to the field of education and has:

  • Completed a minimum of a bachelor’s degree.
  • A cumulative GPA of at least a 3.5 on a 4.0 scale for the most advanced degree or credential.

A professional educator who has been certified by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards is also eligible for membership. In this case, the above criteria are waived.



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Commitment to Diversity: Membership in Pi Lambda Theta is open to all qualified candidates, including persons with disability, without regard to age, race, color, gender, national origin, religion, or sexual orientation.