President & Founder,
Terri Ann Howard, MSHS, SBL
Terri Ann is a Youth Development Specialist, who has been empowering youth to be successful since 1985. She started her journey with girls on the east side of Buffalo, NY. She initiated her community outreach with children, providing services and programs for girls, such as dignity pageants, educational, and character enrichment workshop trainings. Terri Ann has a NY State Teacher Certificate and is a Certified School Counselor. Also a clergy woman, who has served in various demonational & non-demonational churches throughout the Western New York area as a guest speaker. In addition to orating at various events and leadership conferences.
She is a graduate of Houghton University with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Psychology, and a minor in Biblical Studies. Masters in Christian Counseling from Jacksonville Theological Seminary.
Graduate of Canisius University, Master of Science - Human Services
Advance Educational Masters’ Certificate, SBL and SDL Canisius University.
She has devoted 22 years of dedicated service to the Buffalo Public Schools, in the capacity of teacher, parent facilitator, school counselor, vendor and parent volunteer. In addition to several years in the charter school district as a school counselor.
Terri Ann’s visionary, strategic and innovative leadership skills, were recognized by the New York State Alliance of Black School Educators. They presented her with the Educator of theYear award. She's also an author, "The integrity of Christianity".
Previous Community Outreach Events and Services
Debutante Pageant of Divinity for Girls, 1985 – 2011
Dignity Pageant for Girls and Boys, 1997
Radio Show – Young Ladies Making a Difference, 2001 – 2008
Youth Pastor 2001 - 2008
My Sisters Keeper, and Sisters United, Neighborhood Mentoring and Leadership Programs, 2002
TC Counseling Services for Girls, 2006
Young Men of Character Conference, 2014 – 2016
Mother & Daughter’s Sunday Brunch, 2022
Educational Leadership Training Classes (8 Weeks)
Skills sets for getting good grades in school,
suspension prevention and rehabilitation preparation for re-entry back to school, and communication skills on how to build good relationships with teachers, classmates, and peers.
We provide lifelong learning in the areas of Educational Leadership Training and instruction. Focusing on three (3) component areas for leadership success (preventative, preparation, and accountability)
6th - 8th grade
Personal Self Improvement (6 Weeks)
Character Enhancement Skills
Pathways to Higher Levels of Learning (14 weeks)
Career Readiness (4 weeks)
College Prep (2 weeks)
Apprentice / Trade (2 weeks)
Banking and Finances (3 weeks)
Investments (3 weeks)
Social / Emotional Coping Skills Group
Restorative Sessions (6 weeks)
Confidence Building Workshops (3 weeks)
Speaking and Stage Presence
EVERY Saturday 2:30 pm. to 4:30 pm. unless otherwise requested. At a location near you!
CALL TO REGISTER YOUR GROUP
Business: 716-882-9642 | Cell:716.544.6160
An annual competitive event for parents and children to foster family unity and academic excellence.
The YEA consists of organizations and businesses working together to empower children and young adults to become confident, brave and great influential leaders.
We collaborate regionally and nationally as a team, in support of each organization's vision. Helping with projects, training and community events. Also providing emotional and mental health support for one another if needed as challenges arise.
1ST & 3RD THURSDAYS OF THE MONTH, 10:30AM EST. RADIO STATION WUFO, 1080 AM BUFFALO, NY
DON'T AIM TO FIT IN, AIM TO STAND OUT!