Upon graduation from the Presidential Leadership Academy, students will be able to:

  • Identify, evaluate and construct inductive and deductive arguments
  • Recognize and assess arguments in various forms of reasoning
  • Distinguish the functions of language and its capacity to express and influence meaning
  • Assess the value and credibility of sources
  • Understand and evaluate the options, consequences, values and risks in making decisions
  • Understand the importance of social and behavioral characteristics such as attire, decorum and personal character

Upon completion of all Academy requirements, a certificate will be awarded at the Graduation Ceremony and a notation will appear on the student's transcript.