The Student Leadership Challenge
The Student Leadership Challenge – Five Practices for Becoming an Exemplary Leader by James Couzes and Barry Posner from Wiley Publishing embraces the five philosophies that chapter members and advisors can use in their everyday life – model the way, inspire a shared vision, challenge the process, enable others to act and encourage the heart.
TSA's leadership program, LEAP – which stands for “Leadership. Education. Achievement. Personal Growth.” is a customized program specifically developed for the Technology Student Association and it's componenents have been integrated with The Student Leadership Challenge philosophy.
LEAP On-site Professional Training at the national TSA conference
On-site Professional Training will be offered at the 2017 national TSA conference in Orlando, Florida.These free sessions, open on a first-come, first serve basis, will be offered to middle school and high school students, and advisors.Sessions to be tailored to each audience, yet be consistent in terms of LEAP content (LEAP interview/resume, LEAP Legacy Chapter and the integration of The Student Leadership Challenge -Five Practices for Becoming an Exemplary Leader.Students and advisors must pre-register for the LEAP On-Site Professional Traning sessions when registering for the conference.
Free Student Resources
TSA members are encouraged to access the free sample resources for The Student Leadership Challenge via the links below. These free resources will be applicable to all LEAP activities. Complete Student Leadership Challenge publications are available for purchase, but their purchase is not required to participate in any aspect of LEAP.
Student Leadership Challenge: Introduction to the 5 Practices and Ten Commitments of Exemplary Leadership
Introduction to the Student Leadership Challenge Student Workbook and Personal Leadership Journal: Core Philosophy of the Student Leadership Challenge and Understanding Your Student Leadership Personal Inventory
Samples from the Student Leadership Challenge Student Workbook and Personal Leadership Journal: 10 Tips for Becoming a Better Leader
Free Educator Resources
The Student Leadership Challenge Facilitation and Activity Guide: Overview and Sample Activities
OTHER SLC Resources
The Student Leadership Challenge 5 Practices, 10 Commitments and 30 Behaviors
MODEL THE WAY Lesson Plan
INSPIRE A SHARED VISION Lesson Plan
CHALLENGE THE PROCESS Lesson Plan
ENABLE OTHERS TO ACT Lesson Plan
ENCOURAGE THE HEART Lesson Plan
View a video of the Student Leadership Challenge Experience presented at the 2016 national TSA conference in Nashville, Tennessee.