Presidents' Academy Curriculum

Presidents' Academy Activity

The Presidents’ Academy agenda/curriculum is designed to develop chapter presidents’ leadership potential in a way that has immediate benefits to them personally, to chapters they lead and the Fraternity as a whole. With sessions offered in both large and small group settings, you will meet more than 200 other presidents from around the country.  

Here is a tentative agenda for the 2022 Academy: 

January 14 - 7:00 p.m. ET (program ends at 10:20 p.m. with optional Freestyle Discussions for Chapter Attendees until 11:30 p.m.)

  • Welcome by Grand President Cory Stopka 
  • Understanding Organizational Purpose and Principles 
  • Birkman Basics and Building Successful Teams 
  • Small Group Icebreakers, Networking and Activities
  • Freestyle Discussions (Optional) - Meet by Birth month

January 15 – 1 p.m. ET (program ends at 6:00 p.m. with optional Freestyle Discussions for Chapter Attendees until 7:00 p.m.)

  • Welcome by Past Grand President Tricia Smith
  • Incentivizing, Motivating & Accountability 
  • Navigating Difficult Conversations 
  • Town Hall Q&A
  • Strategic Goal Setting
  • Freestyle Discussions (Optional) - Chapter Operational Topics 

January 16 – 2 p.m. ET (program ends at 4:40 p.m. with optional Freestyle Discussion for Chapter Attendees until 5:45 p.m.)

  • Welcome by Leadership Foundation EVP Bill Schilling
  • Leading Like a Facilitator 
  • Inspirational Leadership Keynote
  • Closing Remarks and Next Steps  
  • Freestyle Discussions (Optional) -Various Topics

Learn more about the award-winning Presidents’ Academy.
View a pdf of the 2022 Presidents Academy Agenda here.