“The most important lessons in life aren’t always learned in the classroom.” ~Pete Herr, Educator and Author

It’s true…and it’s the very reason we started the Steve Tasker Self-Leadership Experience at the Canisius College Center for Professional Development and why we are requesting your assistance to continue.  This 2nd annual high school summer camp will be held on July 26, 27 and 28 on the college’s Main Street campus.

The camp will be led by top area educators and will address important issues for teenagers.

93% of surveyed parents rated the 2015 Self-Leadership Experience as exceeding or greatly exceeding their expectations!


July 26 – July 28, 2016 | 9am to 3pm

Canisius College Campus

The goal of the three-day camp is to help students become more successful in school, at home, and in their future workplace. Having skills like: effective communication, problem-solving, goal setting, and collaboration provides them with an “edge up” on their college applications – and in the job market.

Topics covered will include:
  • Time management
  • Overcoming peer pressure
  • Verbal & written communication
  • Your social media image
  • Team building
  • Public speaking
  • Character

Leadership Coaches

Steve Tasker

Best known as one of the greatest wide receivers and special teams players in NFL history as a member of the Buffalo Bills, Steve Tasker will draw from his professional experiences on and off the field to help motivate and inspire students during the summer leadership program.

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    Danielle DelMonte

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    Pete Herr

  • Adam Page was born with Spina Bifida, a birth defect caused by the incomplete formation of the vertabrae. He has never let his condition be an obstacle against achieving what he wants in his life. Adam is a two-time gold medalist at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, and 2010 Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver, British Columbia. He holds the United States record for most points (11) in a single world championship, which he set in 2015 at the IPC Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships. He also set a record for career world championship points by a U.S. player with 19 at the same tournament. Adam has received a scholarship from the U.S. Olympic Committee. He currently attends Medaille College in Buffalo, where he is majoring in sports management. He is also currently doing an internship at the Harbor Center.

    Adam Page

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    Tamara McMillan

  • Prepare yourself for a magical experience focused on leadership and communication with The Team Building Team. Elizabeth Carey and Mike Seege specialize in interactive programs that are proven to engage top business leaders and students alike. Carey uses her background as a TV reporter and writer to motivate participants while Seege, a talented magician, puts on a sensational performance that includes magic with a message. Some of Western New York's premier businesses rely on The Team Building Team for leadership development. Now students can benefit from their creative learning workshops that incorporate public speaking, team building and problem solving while encouraging teamwork, character education and anti-bullying.

    Mike Segee & Elizabeth Carey

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    Zandra Azariah Cunningham



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