Creating innovative thinkers.
The Creative Education Foundation (CEF) is a nonprofit that sparks personal and professional transformation by empowering people with the skill set, tool set, and mind set of deliberate creativity. Our goal is to teach all people to use Creative Problem Solving to develop new ideas, solve problems, and implement solutions. Join us to unlock the creative genius in everyone!
Creative Problem Solving Institute
CEF offers a week-long, interactive training experience for adults and children on Creative Problem Solving. Save the date for CPSI 2017: June 13-18, 2017 in Buffalo, NY.
CEF Learning Programs
Key to our mission, CEF is helping educators bring Creative Problem Solving into classrooms, so that students are prepared for work and life.
Sidney J. Parnes Fellowship Program
This program helps emerging community leaders become creative thinkers and improve their communities.
Learn how our community has been changing lives and changing the world. Submit your own success stories.
Become a CEF Member
Join our international coalition dedicated to promoting Creative Problem Solving to help others.
Donate to CEF
Be a part of making creative change happen. Make a positive difference in others’ lives today.
Being a Sidney J. Parnes Global Fellow and joining the Creative Education Foundation network has fostered a huge breakthrough in my... Read more »
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