The IUP Center for Creativity and Change will host a
workshop on creative thinking on Friday, May 19, in Greensburg.
The one-day event will feature Cyndi
Burnett, an associate professor in the International Center for Studies in
Creativity at Buffalo State. The
workshop, titled “Creative Thinking for the 21st Century,” can be relevant
to professionals in many domains, including education, business, and nonprofit
It will be held at the Westmoreland Intermediate
Unit 7 in Greensburg. The program is offered in part by a grant from the Community Foundation of Westmoreland
County, which is affiliated with the Pittsburgh Foundation.
Burnett is a consulting
editor for the Journal of Creative
Behavior and was featured in a New
York Times article in 2014. She is the co-editor of the Big Questions in Creativity book
series and co-author of Weaving
Creativity into Every Strand of Your Curriculum and My Sandwich is a Spaceship: Creative
Thinking for Parents and Young Children.
In this highly experiential workshop, participants
will be introduced to the basics of creative problem-solving and ways to
stimulate their own innate creative abilities.
Early registration is encouraged, as space is limited
to the first 25 registrants, and an early registration discounted rate is
available until April 14.
Registration information can be found on the website
of the IUP Center for Creativity and Change or by calling 724-357-2223.