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Apply for a Sigma Academy by 4 December

INDIANAPOLIS – Sigma has launched four mentored academies designed to support and develop aspiring nurse leaders at all career stages and focus areas. Applications are due 4 December 2019, and the academies will begin in January 2020. Membership in Sigma is not required.

The four academies include:

Nurse Educator Development Academy - Offers an evidence-based curriculum specifically tailored to the needs of those who have limited or no formal background in education, but are in the field of classroom and clinical education

New Academic Leadership Academy - Enhances the leadership skills and career trajectory for nurses in their first 5 years of academic appointment

Experienced Academic Leadership Academy - Enhances the leadership skills and career trajectory for nurses with 6 or more years of academic appointment

Nurse Leadership Academy for Practice - Provides a leadership development experience designed to prepare nurses at the forefront of clinical nursing practice to thrive in a rapidly changing healthcare environment

Sigma encourages you to reach out to rising stars you may know, who have shown an interest and passion for leadership. Learn more and apply at

About STTI

The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is advancing world health and celebrating nursing excellence in scholarship, leadership, and service. Founded in 1922, STTI has more than 135,000 active members in more than 85 countries. Members include practicing nurses, instructors, researchers, policymakers, entrepreneurs, and others. STTI’s roughly 500 chapters are located at approximately 695 institutions of higher education throughout Armenia, Australia, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, England, Ghana, Hong Kong, Japan, Kenya, Lebanon, Malawi, Mexico, the Netherlands, Pakistan, Portugal, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Swaziland, Sweden, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, the United States, and Wales. More information about STTI can be found online at


STTI’s International Leadership Institute offers leadership programs, mentoring opportunities, and career development resources designed to enhance leadership skills, individual abilities, and talents. The STTI International Leadership Institute administers academies and mentoring programs in maternal-child health, board leadership, gerontologic nursing leadership, leadership development, and nurse faculty leadership.


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