Leadership Amarillo & Canyon - Adult Class 

Since 1981, Leadership Amarillo & Canyon has educated and developed leaders for the area.  Participants meet one day a month August-May and experience a variety of businesses, organizations and area sites.  This dynamic program includes leadership development, networking, community awareness and social consciousness.  Site tours include Cal Farley's Boys Ranch, Faith City Ministries, Clements Prison, Bell Helicopter and B&W Pantex to name a few!  In addition participants will hear presentations and panel discussions from a cross section of civic, business and non-profit leadership.  Police ride-a-longs with the Amarillo Police Department continue to be one of the highlights of the program year!  Tuition is $1850 which includes food, books and transportation.  Fill out the application below.  Leadership Amarillo & Canyon looks forward to having you participating in our program!


A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.

- Max Lucado


Graduation Date REMINDER 2018!  Adult Leadership Amarillo & Canyon - May 10th, Thursday. Thank you to all our participants and the businesses you represent. Mark your calendars.


2017-2018 Class Schedule

August 24th    Opening Retreat and August 25th - 1/2 day (8:30-11:30)  
                        "The Art of Networking"

September 28th     "Creating Positive Change"
                                Andy Justus (TV Anchor at KAMR-TV), Tour of Cal Farley's Boys Ranch

October 26th     Tour Technical Program at AC East/Tour Bell Helicopter

November 16th  "Labels and Stereotypes"  

                               City Manager, Jared Miller                                       

                                Chief,  Ed Drain, Amarillo Police Department 

                                Faith City Tour

December 14th   "Adding Value" Elia Moreno and Dyron Howell
                               Snak Pak 4 Kids

January 25th     "Understanding Diversity and Poverty"
                            Poverty Simulation

February 15th      Leading with Impact Conference

                             Texas Department of Criminal Justice Day.                                                                                  Richard Lara and Tour Clements Unit

March 22nd       "Culture in the Workplace"
                            Tour Business Community in Canyon and WTAMU Tour

April 26th           Pantex Tour

                            Amarillo Business Owner Panel

                           Performing Arts Center

May 10th            Graduation!

To apply for the Adult Class 2017-2018, please fill out the form below.

Adult Class 2016-2017

Graduation photos of Leadership Amarillo and Canyon Adult Class 2016-2017