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Home : Chapter Information : Start a Chapter

Starting an STTI Chapter

STTI currently has more than 490 chapters around the world. For a complete listing, visit our chapter directory.

The minimum requirements for a school to begin the process of starting an STTI chapter include:

  • Institution of higher education grants a minimum of a baccalaureate degree or equivalent in nursing

  • School's nursing programs are accredited by an appropriate accrediting body recognized by the STTI Governance Committee

  • Obtained support from the institute of higher education and the educational unit with the nursing program for an STTI chapter


Getting Started:   Phases of Honor Society
and Chapter Development

Chapter establishment is a six-phase process. To establish a new chapter, groups must first form a local honor society at their institution of higher education. This developing honor society shall complete the tasks outlined within each phase of development to learn, grow, apply and transition into a successful and sustainable chapter.  Chapter development staff are available to guide you in getting started.

 



Contact Us - Staff at STTI are available to schedule webinar consultations and to answer your questions about honor society & chapter development via phone or email:

Phases of Development to Start a New Chapter

  1. Inquiry 

  2. Formation of an honor society

  3. Operation as an honor society

  4. Application Submission & Review 

  5. Chapter Designate 

  6. New Chapter 

 

Process of Adding a School of Nursing to an Existing Chapter

Charter Amendment

 

Additional Resources

Training Webcasts
specifically for developing groups

 

Inside North America
developinghs@stti.org  
Telephone: 1.888.634.7575

Outside North America
global@stti.org
Telephone: +1.317.634.8171

 
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