10 lesson modules on everything you need to start or take your speaking business to the next level! 

Taught by Certified Speaking Professionals, past NSA Chapter Presidents and current NSA Chapter Board Members. 

Start (date TBD). The Class of 2025 will meet in person on 4 Saturdays (March – May) and graduation festivities and participation in our annual SASS talks will take place at our year end chapter meeting in New Haven at the Yale Grad Club.

Your Academy membership includes BASIC membership for 16 months, from Feb. 2025 and will be extended until June 2026. Yes, you read it right. HUGE savings! $40 for in-person meetings to include seated dinner.

For more information, contact Academy Dean, Lisa Lelas: or call (203)641-4405 

Early Bird Special $999 until December 1, 2024.

$1200 until February 1, 2025.

$1500 March 1, 2025.