Our Mission, Vision & Values

Our Mission

KDP inspires and equips future and new teachers to thrive.

Our Vision

Excellent teachers build thriving communities and create lifelong opportunities by providing quality, equitable education for all.

Our Values



We embrace and foster all qualities of diversity, including race, ethnicity, age, religion, gender, sexual identity, and ability.


We are committed to being the best. This is reflected by our members, volunteers, leaders, and staff, who are among the most outstanding in their fields.


We uphold truth and transparency. We honor our words and commitments. We walk the walk, and make sure our words and actions always align.


We are comprised of the brightest and most knowledgeable individuals within the field of education and determinedly draw on their collective insights to produce sound judgement.


We are committed to being fair and impartial, intentionally seeking perspectives that challenge our thinking.


We are aware of and sensitive to the emotions of our members and colleagues.

Who We Are

KDP is the champion for future and new teachers from campus to classroom. We deliver guidance and solutions to the particular issues facing teachers across the United States, while maintaining a global perspective. Above all, we are a reliable and research-based source of best practices for the teaching field as a whole. Watch this video to learn more. 

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