The UAH Department of Education provides many opportunities for students to participate in service and professional learning activities. The department’s award winning Student Alabama Education Association (SAEA) is a pre-professional organization open to any student interested in learning about and preparing themselves for the teaching profession. The UAH student chapter of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) continues to work with area teachers to improve the educational opportunities for children with diverse learning needs. Memberactivities include participation in the Autism Walk, leading the Madison City Schools Spring Fling activity, and attending national conventions in Nashville, TN and Baltimore, MD. Education students who demonstrate strong leadership and scholarship are eligible for induction into the UAH chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, an international education honor society.