The staff of the Creative Youth Leadership Program
is comprised of a group of extraordinary individuals who are committed
to making a difference with youth and education. Our trainers, facilitators
and educators are a results-oriented group of professionals who
specialize in problem solving, creativity, leadership and personal
effectiveness. They come from a variety of disciplines and share
a passion for changing the way people think and communicate. We
are proud to have on our staff, individuals from diverse backgrounds
including professional educators, artists, consultants, psychologists,
drummers, guidance counselors, comedians and youth workers.
Russ Schoen, M.S. Chicago, Illinois
Russ is co-founder of the Creative Youth Leadership Program and
works as a facilitator and trainer in the areas of creative thinking,
problem-solving, team-building and leadership.
Gloria Rapport M.S. Buffalo, New York
Gloria is a co-founder of the Creative Youth Leadership Program
where she coordinates the design and implementation of all our
David Bauer, M.S.
David Bauer is a teacher at Alden High School specializing in
While living in Spokane Washington, James assisted in the development
of "Creating Peace", a program sponsored by The Prevention
Center to give school children tools for conflict management.
Cyndi Argona, MS, Buffalo
Cyndi is a full-time lecturer at the International Center for
Studies in Creativity where she obtained her Master's of Science
degree. She is a former professional actress, and toured eighty-nine
cities in the United States.
Hi everyone! I am excited to be a part of the Creative Youth Leadership
Program as a team leader because I started out there as a student.