Community Roots Collective

Developing Minds to

Think Creatively

A Parent/Caregiver's Workshop Series

Midvale Community

Lutheran Church 

"I allowed him [her child] to explore, to struggle, to evaluate for himself which fabric would work best...He was engaged in a higher level of thinking!"                                                         

I realize problem solving is a skill they [my kids] need to develop and this is more likely if I stay present but take more of a supporting role. Be less in 'fix it' mind set."                                                                                                                      -- F/R PTO Participant

After listening to Heather's workshop on creative thinking, I decided to let my five year old son explore and possibly even fail on a sewing project! He wanted to try different fabrics, and I just wanted to select burlap because it would be easiest. Then I stopped; I allowed him to explore, to struggle, to evaluate for himself which fabric would work best. He was engaged in a higher level of thinking! He showed great satisfaction with HIS end product!"                                

                                                                 -- Kathryn, Community Roots Collective Participant 

COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS

"I now have a more intentional desire to integrate the arts into our existing curriculum...it allowed for high quality faith conversations between young and old generations..."                       

Want to build meaningful experiences for your community?  Need to improve your programming to enhance relationships and value in your organization? Budgets and time constraints don't need to be barriers to providing authentic creative experiences.


CATC is here to help you design engaging experiences for your members and citizens.

Arts Integrated

Curriculum Design

Creating Powerful Learning Experiences for Your Members 

​​​Franklin/Randall PTO

Services:

  • In-person and virtual experiential workshops on creative thinking

  • Designing and implementing new programming units 

  • In-person and virtual model teaching 

  • Mentorship before, during, and after implementation

  • Using an arts-integrated approach to address diversity, equity, and inclusion

After going through the process with Heather, I now have a more intentional desire to integrate the arts into our existing curriculum. I witnessed the impact on our 25 middle schoolers as they discussed the deep meaning in their final photographs with young and old generations in our Congregation!                                                           -- Ms. Brenda, Director of Youth and Family Ministry

Tackling Tough Topics  

An Arts Integrated Approach

"I [can] stay present but take more of a supporting role. Be less in the 'fix  it' mindset..."