CreativityCON comes to HCC
Published 11:58 am, Wednesday, September 13, 2017
BRIDGEPORT — Educators in grades K-12 are invited to a daylong program on energizing creativity in education.
Dubbed CreativityCon, the event takes place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, October 20 at Housatonic Community College’s Beacon Hall. It is co-sponsored by the Connecticut Association for the Gifted.
Keynote speaker is Scott Barry Kaufman, a professor of Positive Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. His topic is “Imagination: A Critical Key to Learning.”
Participants will also get a tour of the newly expanded Housatonic Advanced Manufacturing Technology wing.
There will be 15 breakout sessions on such topics as “Using Design Thinking to Foster Creativity,” “The Synectics Connection: Creativity through Metaphor,” “DaVinci's Number One Thinking Skill: the Switchover!”, “Developing Creativity and Emotional Intelligence Through Art.”
Teachers, administrators, parents and others are invited to attend the events For more information, visit www.cagcreativitycon.com for details. On-site registration is also available.