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Home : Chapter Information : Start a Chapter : Phase 5: Chapter Designate & Chartering

Phase 5: Chapter Designate

A chapter designate is an honor society that has received final approval from the House of Delegates to become a chapter and is awaiting and planning the chartering ceremony. 

Overview of Phase 5 Tasks:


1) Plan official chartering ceremony with 
   STTI staff (minimum of 12 weeks).

2) Complete and submit official chapter
    paperwork. (U.S. chapters only)

3) Pay chartering fee invoice (currently
    US$300). The chartering fee provides
    for induction materials.

4) Schedule and participate in initial honor
    society to chapter transitional trainings,
    including use of the Online Induction

5) Receive information about the STTI leader
    assigned as chartering officer to preside
    over the chartering ceremony.
(Note: All
    chartering officer travel costs are incurred
    by STTI).

6) Receive official Greek chapter name from
    STTI headquarters.

7) Hold the official chartering ceremony.

8) Attend recommended chapter leader
    trainings—COMING SOON!

9) Consult with staff

 Tools & Resources

Planning for Chartering Ceremony

Timeline - Coming Soon!

Online Induction System

Sample Ceremony Programs - Coming Soon!

New Chapter -- Chartering Ceremony Presentation

New Chapter -- Chartering Ceremony Script


Charter Amendment Ceremony -- Presentation

Charter Amendment Ceremony -- Script


Ideas for Ceremony - Coming Soon!

Press Release announcing Chartering Ceremony

Prospective Member Resources

Sample Prospective Member Presentation

Sample Prospective Member Presentation Talking Points

Overview of STTI Video

What's in it for Me? A member's guide to STTI (7:56)

Contact Us - Staff at headquarters are available by phone or e-mail to answer your questions about honor society & chapter development.




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