Through full involvement in the Leadership Academy, students will learn skills that will build a number of competencies that have been shown to enable people to thrive in every aspect of their lives.

Self-Awareness Competencies
Students will learn skills that will
build the following competencies and have been empirically shown to
increase well-being, motivation, engagement, performance and life
satisfaction, while at the same time decreasing anxiety and depression.

Self-Development Competencies
Students will learn skills that will build the following competencies and have been empirically shown to increase persistence, emotional health and physical health, better sleep, academic and athletic performance, life and relationship satisfactions and decreases anxiety, depression, negative coping strategies and conduct disorder (e.g., absenteeism, fighting, etc.).

Relationship Development Competencies
Students will learn skills that will build the following competencies and have been empirically shown to increase research to increase connection, trust, intimacy, relationship satisfaction and overall well-being in both parties in the relationship. They also are shown decrease conflicts and fighting.

Professional Development Competencies
Students
will learn skills that will build the following competencies and have been
empirically shown to increase professionalism and ownership of
professional growth and learning, critical thinking, creativity, effective
communication, and extend collaboration to students, colleagues and the
community.