Alumni Organizations

Alumni have a variety of alumni organizations and membership options from which to choose.  Alumni organizations provide members with exciting and stimulating networking opportunities, events, community outreach and professional development programs.  For more information, please contact the office of Alumni Relations at soe.alumni@jhu.edu.

Chi Sigma Iota (CSI)

The SOE is the Lambda Chapter of Chi Sigma Iota, the international honor society for professional counselors, and is looking for alumni interested in serving as officers. Established in 1985, CSI’s mission is to “…promote scholarship, research, professionalism, leadership and excellence in counseling, and to recognize high attainment in the pursuit of academic and clinical excellence in the profession of counseling.” For more information, please visit the CSI website.

JHU Alumni Association

To foster a vibrant and global network of mutual support, friendship and exploration among more than 212,000 Johns Hopkins alumni around the globe, The Johns Hopkins Alumni Association recently did away with membership dues.  Your diploma automatically grants you free access to alumni events, career resources, continued learning rewards, research and library services and networking.

JHU Alumni Council

The JHU Alumni Council governs the Johns Hopkins Alumni Association and is responsible for the overall direction and management of the Association. The Council includes approximately 75 voting members and nine student representatives, one from each division. Present and past university alumni trustees, the university’s vice president for development and alumni relations, and the executive director of alumni relations are ex-officio members of the Council. Past association presidents are Council members emeriti. The full Council holds an annual meeting each October.

School of Education Alumni Council 2017-2018:

  • Allyson Handley, EdD* | ’75, ’78
  • Stuart Kahl, PhD | ’70, ’74
  • Lisa McMurtrie | ’95, ’99
  • Yasmene Mumby, JD | ’08, ’10
  • R. Tony Spann, PhD | ’10

*Executive Committee Representative

National Advisory Council

Appointed by the Dean, the School of Education’s National Advisory Council serves as a critical source of advice and counsel to the Dean in setting the course for the School’s future. Membership is national in scope and is comprised of University trustees, alumni, business and public sector leaders, educators, and community members who share a commitment to improving PK-12 education and preparing leaders in this field. Members serve as ambassadors for the School, promoting its programs to external constituencies and working with the School’s leadership to ensure its strength and advancement.

Phi Delta Kappa (PDK)

Phi Delta Kappa (PDK) is a 100 year-old professional association for educators. This member-based association is a dedicated advocate for high-quality, public education around the world. PDK strives to prepare the next generation of educators through visionary leadership, research, and service. For more information about PDK, please visit the PDK website or the Office of Student Affairs.

Public Safety Leadership

The purpose of the PSL Association is to promote and maintain an active interest in enhancing the evolving role and mission of public safety through program presentations and activities which explore current issues. Membership is open to all students and alumni of the Public Safety Leadership program and who are in good standing with the JHU SOE, Division of Public Safety Leadership. For more information please visit the Office of Student Affairs.

Student Counseling Association (SCA)

SCA’s purpose is to foster the socially conscious leadership of SOE’s counseling students and alumni by creating opportunities for networking and mentoring across a variety of professional settings. The organization will encourage interaction among counseling students, faculty, alumni, and the counseling community through lectures, semimars, discussions, field trips, attendance at professional conferences, and other events. For more information please visit the Office of Student Affairs.

Student Organizations

In addition, many student organizations welcome alumni as members.  For more information, please visit the Student Affairs page.