Leadership Academy 2019 - Pennsylvania

Leadership Academy 2019 - Pennsylvania

Confirmation of your registration will be sent via email. If you do not receive confirmation within 48 hours after submission, please contact the National Office at 717-299-4710 or leadershipacademy@phisigmapi.org.

Cancellation Policy

Refunds will be made available when a refund request is made in writing and must be made by the registration deadline, after that point, no refunds will be available. However, you can send another Member in your place at no additional cost. Cancellations and transfers may be submitted via email to leadershipacademy@phisigmapi.org.

Inclement Weather Policy

Should inclement weather conditions occur that would make it unsafe to conduct the Leadership Academy, the National Office will cancel the event. Cancellations will be announced at least 24 hours before the scheduled programming begins. All registered Attendees and Volunteers will be notified via email. The cancellation will also be posted on Phi Sigma Pi’s website and social media pages. In the event of a cancellation, registration fees will be partially refunded since alternative programming and resources will be made available to those who registered. Leadership Academy materials, resources and t-shirt would be mailed to each registered Attendee.


Please review the Leadership Academy event waiver found here.

Attendee Professional Agreement/Pledge

To gain the most from the Leadership Academy experience, I pledge to:

  1. Represent Phi Sigma Pi with pride and dignity, conducting myself in a professional manner;
  2. Be actively engaged in the program;
  3. Be open-minded;
  4. Be respectful, listen to others and share my opinions without judgement;
  5. Accept responsibility and hold others accountable;
  6. Work with others in team spirit;
  7. Be open to constructive feedback;
  8. Have the desire to serve and exhibit diligence and motivation;
  9. Maintain a positive attitude;
  10. Explore, grow, set goals and take action throughout the Leadership Academy so when I return to my

Chapter, workplace and community, I will better serve humanity.
Breakout Session Descriptions
Achieving Excellence through CSE - Through the Chapter Standards of Excellence (CSE) strive for the highest standards of Chapter governance, management and mission-driven operations and become eligible for awards such as the Joseph Torchia Outstanding Chapter Award. In this session, we will be breaking down the expectations of an award-winning Chapter.
Developing Rising Stars - Great leaders make
themselves and those around them better and often see the greatness in those others have overlooked. In this session, we will seek ways to become stronger leaders and develop a way to recognize the rising stars within your Chapter.

Leading your Chapter - Chapter leaders are responsible for the direction of the Chapter and setting the course for success. In this session, we will discuss the core responsibilities associated with running an organization that stands out from the rest. This session is recommended for Members who are Officers or who are planning on becoming an Officer for their Chapter.
2/1/2019 7:00 PM - 2/2/2019 6:00 PM



Friday, 01 February 2019

Leadership in Action (LiA) is Phi Sigma Pi’s award-winning certification program. Are you a Leadership in Action Facilitator? If not, you will be one by the end of the day! Our Facilitator Training session gives Members the skills they need to effectively conduct the highly interactive LiA Modules for their Chapter. Please sign up for this session by answering the question above.
2/1/2019 7:00 PM - 2/2/2019 8:00 PM
7:00 PM

This is the perfect opportunity to start meeting Members from other Chapters and making connections! Snacks and refreshments will be provided. All Attendees should arrive no later than 8:30 PM to register.
2/1/2019 8:00 PM - 2/2/2019 9:00 PM
8:00 PM

Saturday, 02 February 2019

Breakfast items will be provided.
8:15 AM - 9:00 AM
8:15 AM

The Leadership Academy official programming will begin with a welcome and introduction of Council, Staff, Volunteers and guests. We will discuss the goals of the Leadership Academy and review relevant information.
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
9:00 AM

One of the most important qualities of being an effective leader is to evaluate your personal strengths and weaknesses. To kick off the Leadership Academy program, we will start with conducting a personal leadership assessment to evaluate our self-awareness. Then, just as importantly, we will discuss how to utilize this information to strengthen the Chapter by harnessing the strengths of all Members.
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
9:30 AM

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
10:30 AM

As a Member of Phi Sigma Pi, we pledge to live up to the mission and ideals of our Fraternity. As a group, we will conduct an in-depth review on how to live out The Ritual’s call to action daily.
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
10:45 AM

11:45 AM - 1:15 PM
11:45 AM

As Members, it is vital that we demonstrate the values and ideals of Phi Sigma Pi in our communities, on our campus and to others. This session will explore ways to effectively represent the Fraternity’s mission and identity in marketing to Potential New Members. We will discuss meaningful opportunities to convey who we are and further, how to demonstrate who we are.
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
1:15 PM

2:15 PM - 2:30 PM
2:15 PM

The Leadership & Chapter Development sessions will focus on specific operational areas. Each session will be facilitated and include group instruction and discussions. Choose one session to attend during each rotation.
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
2:30 PM

During this break, there will be provided refreshments.
3:15 PM - 3:45 PM
3:15 PM

The Leadership & Chapter Development sessions will focus on specific operational areas. Each session will be facilitated and include group instruction and discussions. Choose one session above to attend during each rotation.
3:45 PM - 4:30 PM
3:45 PM

4:30 PM - 4:45 PM
4:30 PM

This is your opportunity to hear and share ideas with Members from other Chapters and ask those final burning questions.
4:45 PM - 5:30 PM
4:45 PM

The Leadership Academy official programming will close with a group debrief, next steps and recognition of Leadership Academy Attendees.
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
5:30 PM

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