Educational Institutions

PHI THETA KAPPA HONOR SOCIETY

  • Jackson, MS
  • www.ptk.org

Mission Statement

The purpose of Phi Theta Kappa shall be to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students to achieve this purpose, Phi Theta Kappa shall provide opportunity for the development of leadership and service, for an intellectual climate for exchange of ideas and ideals, for lively fellowship for scholars, and for stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence

Main Programs

  1. CollegeFish.org
  2. Community College Completion Corps
  3. Five Star Chapter Plan
  4. Competitive Edge
  5. Honors in Action
  6. College Project
Service Areas

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International

Phi Theta Kappa is the premier honor society recognizing the academic achievement of community college students to grow as scholars and leaders. The Society is made up of more than 3 million members and nearly 1,300 chapters in nine nations.

ruling year

1956

President and CEO since 2016

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Dr. Lynn Tincher-Ladner

Keywords

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scholarship, honors program, academic achievement

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Also Known As

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

EIN

64-6012238

 Number

8533106567

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Community/Junior College (B41)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

CollegeFish.org

CollegeFish.org is dedicated to serving as an online resource to promote positive two year completion and transfer pathways, empowering students and the higher education personnel who support them to achieve their goals in a seamless, timely manner

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Education

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General Public/Unspecified

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Program 2

Community College Completion Corps

The C4 initiative calls on each Phi Theta Kappa member and all community college students to pledge to complete their own as well as to support another student in the completion of their community college credential.

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Education

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General Public/Unspecified

Adults

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Program 3

Five Star Chapter Plan

Phi Theta Kappa chapters have five levels of engagement that progress from local, campus involvement to regional involvement to international involvement. The Five Star Chapter Plan is the roadmap guiding the chapter through the levels. Chapters should use the plan as a guide for building strong, active chapters.

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Education

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Program 4

Competitive Edge

The Five Star Competitive Edge is Phi Theta Kappa’s online professional development plan designed exclusively for members to practice and strengthen their soft skills. The activities, readings and videos of our self-paced course allow members to strengthen key areas that will give them a competitive edge in achieving their personal and professional goals.

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Education

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General Public/Unspecified

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Program 5

Honors in Action

Phi Theta Kappa has an Honors Program, Honors in Action, designed to engage honors students in actions
that foster student success and help fulfill our two-fold mission to:

1. recognize and encourage scholarship in a lively exchange of ideas and

2. develop leaders who serve their communities.

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Education

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

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Program 6

College Project

The college project is part of Hallmark Awards and is intended to establish and/or strengthen a supportive relationship between a Phi Theta Kappa chapter and their college administration.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

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Service Areas

Self-reported

International

Phi Theta Kappa is the premier honor society recognizing the academic achievement of community college students to grow as scholars and leaders. The Society is made up of more than 3 million members and nearly 1,300 chapters in nine nations.

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PHI THETA KAPPA
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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PHI THETA KAPPA HONOR SOCIETY

Leadership

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President and CEO

Dr. Lynn Tincher-Ladner

BIO

Dr. Lynn Tincher-Ladner is President and CEO of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. Tincher-Ladner served more than 20 years in higher education in instruction, institutional research and information technology. She has consulted with colleges throughout the country on areas such as strategic planning, accreditation, economic impact and student advisement. Her work has been published in a variety of national publications.

Tincher-Ladner was recently appointed to the National Advisory Board for the America's College Promise Campaign and to the Board of Directors for the Center for Community College Student Engagement. Dr. Tincher-Ladner also serves on the graduate faculty for the School of Education at Mississippi State University.

Tincher-Ladner holds a Ph.D. in Education Leadership from Mississippi State University and both a master's and bachelor's degree in mathematics from the University of Southern Mississippi.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Dr. George Boggs

President and CEO Emeritus, AACC

Term: Jan 2016 - Jan 2019

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