About The Student Leadership Challenge®
The Student Leadership Challenge

The Student Leadership Challenge®

Even if your students don’t identify themselves as leaders, everyone has the potential to lead.

If you’re engaged in liberating the leadership potential in today’s young people—in an undergraduate academic setting, in high school, in faith- or community-based youth groups—we welcome you to explore The Student Leadership Challenge®. From student-centered books and the 360-degree Student Leadership Practices Inventory to professional development workshops for student leadership educators like you, you’ll find tools and resources designed specifically to help you inspire, encourage, and develop the next generation of leaders.
The Student Leadership Challenge® is grounded in the same extensive research as the classic Leadership Challenge products and programs that were created by Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner for use with adult learners in organizations, executive development, and graduate-level programs around the world. With a unique focus on younger learners, The Student Leadership Challenge® has been consistently proven to liberate the leader in every student or young person—regardless of age and experience.

Visit The Student Leadership Challenge website —devoted exclusively to all things student- and educator-related within The Leadership Challenge family. You’ll find:

Leadership Assessments for Students

Taken online or with on paper, the Student Leadership Practices Inventory (Student LPI) is the only 360º leadership measurement tool developed for students and young leaders. With the Student LPI, your students can accurately and easily measure their leadership behavior when they begin The Student Leadership Challenge, and again later to see how they’ve improved.

Books and Tools for Student Leaders and Leadership Educators

Packed with an array of publications offering you practical advice, proven strategies, inspiring case studies, and hands-on tools for guiding your aspiring leaders through the evidence-based Five Practices of Exemplary Student Leadership® model.

Training for Student Leadership Educators

Educators the world over have participated in in-depth professional development experiences to better understand and learn how to deliver The Student Leadership Challenge content to students and young leaders. Find out more about our Self-Paced Foundation Course, Educator Training Online program, or how to take The Student Leadership Challenge experience to the next level as a Certified Facilitator.


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