Become Certified

To become Certified in Leadership in Action, you’ll need to earn 75 points from the following options. How you choose to earn your points is completely up to you!

National Modules (10 Points)
Held during National Convention, these hour long Modules provide a broad look at a topic.

Regional Modules (8 Points)
Held during ICR events and at Leadership Academies, these Modules provide a more in-depth look at a topic.

Local Modules (6 Points)
Held locally at the Chapter level (Collegiate or Alumni), these Modules explore a topic more in-depth and are led by Facilitators who have completed Facilitator Training to facilitate local Modules.

Alpha Omicron Chapter
Members of the Alpha Omicron Chapter at the University of Virginia held the Leadership in Action Local Module Juggling Multiple Priorities - I Can Do That Later

Facilitate a Local Module (2 Points)
Earn points for facilitating local Modules. Facilitators will need to complete Facilitator Training at National Convention or a Leadership Academy prior to facilitating Modules.

Facilitator Training Participation (6 Points)
Earn points for participating in Facilitator Training at National Convention or a Leadership Academy.

These Members became LiA Facilitators after attending Facilitator Training at the AL Leadership Academy.

Leadership Development (1 Point per Course- Up to 4 Total)
Receive points for courses that you've taken outside of Phi Sigma Pi, including any leadership or professional development courses. Enroll in Leadership in Action to earn your points today.

Leadership Position (1 Point per Position- Up to 4 Total)
Receive points for being a leader within the past five years and upon entering college either within Phi Sigma Pi or outside of Phi Sigma Pi. This includes, but is not limited to a leadership position, coaching position, project coordinator and so on. Enroll in Leadership in Action to earn your points today.

Lunch & Learn (8 Points per Session)
The Lunch & Learn Webinar is an hour long discussion over lunch time to discuss new leadership skills.

Jocelyn Macaraeg
Jocelyn Macaraeg of the Alpha Theta Chapter at Rutgers earned her Leadership in Action Certification after attending the PA Leadership Academy.

Leadership in Action Certification


Once you earn 75 points and become Certified in Leadership in Action, you will receive:

  • Leadership Certificate

  • National Recognition

  • Leadership in Action Pin

  • Customized Letter of Recommendation

  • Resumé Talking-Point

Members who become Certified in LiA can receive a custom letter that showcases the skills developed through participating in the programming. Becoming Certified in this program shows your future potential employer or graduate school interviewers that you are dedicated to bettering yourself and your leadership skills. 

Leadership Advancement Society

After you receive your Certification in Leadership in Action, you are challenged to continue your participation in the program and to continue learning by earning at least 10 points every fiscal year after your Certification year. Completing this will invite you into the Leadership Advancement Society for that fiscal year.