Creativity and Education: Preparing Students for Any Future

K-12 educators will explore how embracing creative practices can enhance their professional lives and the career readiness of their students. The course will address: What is creativity? What are creative thinking skills I can utilize in my instruction? Why is creativity a necessary 21st century skill for students to develop? How can creativity improve my professional practices outside of the classroom? How do I develop learning experiences and a classroom environment conducive to creativity? By the end of the course, teachers will have skills, strategies, and developed units to utilize in their classrooms and professional practice.

DatesJune 27 - July 1, 2022           Term:  Summer 2          
Course NumberART 586.01 CRN2141
Title that appears during registration:  Topics: Prep Students/Future
 In-person:  8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Breindenstine 209

Institute DirectorS

Dr. Leslie Gates

Steph Holmberg



To be announced


  • Additional Information

    Credits: All participants will receive 3 graduate credits for the summer institute 

    Tuition/Fees: Institutes are unique 3 credit graduate courses that highlight renowned experts in the field. On campus institutes include breakfast and lunch each day, as well as handouts and materials. Books may be required for certain courses; please check with the university bookstore. Millersville University graduate tuition and fees can be found on the Office of Student Accounts page. In addition, a $100 institute fee is required.

    Note: If you have not taken a graduate-level course or workshop at Millersville University within the past 5 years, you must complete the online non-degree admission form; this information is necessary to admit you to the university.