Leadership Development Studies

2020 Certification Seminars

Are you interested in offering PTK’s Leadership Development Studies curriculum as a credit course, a non-credit course, for orientations and First Year Experience programs, or in community and continuing education workshops or seminars?

Certification is a pre-requisite for anyone who desires to facilitate leadership development using the Phi Theta Kappa curriculum. Candidates for instructor certification include student affairs professionals, honors program directors and faculty, college faculty from all disciplines, Phi Theta Kappa advisors, college administrators, and leadership professionals.

Please Note: Current Phi Theta Kappa students are not eligible for this seminar.

 

August Dates Added!

Dates: August 3 – 5, 2020
Registration Fee: $500*

*Registration fees are non-refundable.
*Space is limited and not reserved until payment is received.

Dates: July 20 – 22, 2020
Registration Fee: $500*

*Registration fees are non-refundable.
*Space is limited and not reserved until payment is received.

**REGISTRATION FOR THE JULY 20-22, 2020 SESSION HAS CLOSED.**​

Register for our First Virtual Certification Seminar

Dates: July 8 – 10, 2020
Registration Fee: $500*

*Registration fees are non-refundable.
*Space is limited and not reserved until payment is received.

**REGISTRATION FOR THE JULY 8-10, 2020 SESSION HAS CLOSED.**

2020 Certification Seminar Agenda
WEDNESDAY
10:00 AM CT
Welcome and Orientation, Introduction, and Assignments
11:30 AM CT
Ice Breaker
12:15 PM CT
Lunch Break
1:45 PM CT
Unit One: Developing a Personal Leadership Philosophy
Live Discussion & Exercises
3:15 PM CT
Break
3:45 PM CT
Unit Two: Leading by Serving
Live Discussion
6:00 PM CT
Adjourn
THURSDAY
10:00 AM CT
Unit Three: Understanding Ethical Leadership
Live Discussion
11:00 AM CT
Unit Four: Articulating a Vision
Live Discussion
12:00 PM CT
Lunch Break
1:30 PM CT
Group Work
Live Discussion
3:30 PM CT
Break
4:00 PM CT
Unit Five: Building a Team
Live Discussion
5:00 PM CT
Break
5:30 PM CT
Q&A
6:00 PM CT
Adjourn
FRIDAY
10:00 AM CT
Final Group Meetings
Live Discussion
10:30 AM CT
Unit Six: Leading with Goals
Teach Back: Team 1
11:30 AM CT
Break
12:00 PM CT
Unit Seven: Making Decisions
Teach Back: Team 2
1:00 PM CT
Lunch Break
2:30 PM CT
Unit Eight: Guiding through Conflict
Live Discussion
3:30 PM CT
Break
4:00 PM CT
Unit Nine: Realizing Change
Teach Back: Team 3
5:00 PM CT
Break
5:30 PM CT
Unit Ten: Empowering Others
Teach Back: Team 4
6:00 PM CT
Break
6:15 PM CT
Course Implementation and Facilitating Q&A
Live Discussion
6:45 PM CT
Graduation Celebration
7:15 PM CT
Adjourn

FAQs about Online Certification

Q. How many participants will be taking the course?
A. The course is limited to 25 participants to ensure good pedagogy as we learn together.

Q. Who will teach the course?
A. The course is taught by Susan Edwards, Phi Theta Kappa’s Associate Vice President for Honors Programs and Undergraduate Research. In addition to creating the 6th edition of Leadership Development Studies, she was certified in 1995 and has certified participants to teach leadership development for the past six years.

Q. How much does the course cost?
A. The cost is $500 for the course, which includes all sessions, full certification to teach the course, and access to all instructor resources when you do teach the course.

Q. Am I required to attend all sessions?
A. Yes. These sessions are interactive and require full participation . Attendees need to be present at all sessions to ensure certification to teach the course.

Q. How will course participants interact with the instructor and other course participants?
A. The course will take place via Zoom, with the full capability to utilize the breakout rooms feature. Each participant will work with a team to present a “Teach Back” during the course. The course instructor will send the Zoom links 24 hours before the start of the first session.

Q. Is any work required before the first session?
A. Yes. The course instructor will send assigned readings and videos to all participants once registration closes. To fully engage the program, participants should read the materials and watch assigned videos before the course’s first session.

Q. What should I do if I have more questions?
A. Contact us! We’ll be happy to help.