Creative Facilitation 1, Toronto, Canada, November 20-21 (Sold Out)

Sold Out: Creative Facilitation 1
When: Thursday & Friday, November 20th-21st, 2014
Where: Toronto, Canada

This training is complemented by Creative Facilitation Level 2 in Toronto on November 29th-30th.

“Creative Facilitation has opened my mind and heart and taught me practical ways of working with youth through an arts based approach. It has had a significant impact on me.” Amrita Narula, YMCA GTA Youth Advisor

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This training is now full. If you would like to join the waiting list please email


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Nadia Chaney is International Senior Trainer for PYE and a professional poet and performer. She holds a Masters in Imaginative Education and a postgraduate diploma in Dialogue and Negotiation. Since 2002 she has facilitated over two thousand events, workshops and trainings on four continents. She specializes in creative risk-taking, emotional intelligence, and improvisation.



Ella Cooper


Ella Cooper is an award winning multidisciplinary artist, creative facilitator, photographer, emerging dance/documentary filmmaker, educator and community consultant. Ella has a Masters of Arts Education and extensive training in creative facilitation. She has created a multitude of empowering community centred arts, media and yoga outreach programs for at risk youth, women’s groups, not for profits, community centres/assistance programs, seniors and local school districts in Toronto, Vancouver, Surrey, Williams Lake and Montreal. She currently works as the Senior Coordinator of the Neighbourhood Arts Network and is excited to play an active role in helping to co-facilitate and disseminate PYE’s facilitator trainings in Toronto.

Join us and Learn:

  • A step-by-step process for setting your program up for success
  • Communication skills that create a safe and supportive environment
  • Ways to increase social and emotional intelligence
  • How to design and deliver effective lessons, workshops and meetings
  • Strategies for engaging resistant group members
  • A toolkit of activities to build confidence, creative expression and community connection in groups of all ages

What do people do with the skills they learn at a PYE training?

“Creative Facilitation taught me how to discover my creativity and means of self-expression. This training is highly effective in developing skills to create a safe environment and communicating authentically with people.”
Akintunde Adebayo, Centre for Social Innovation, Toronto

Date: Thursday & Friday, November 20-21
Time: 10am-6pm both days
Venue: Sketch Creative Enterprise Hub, 180 Shaw Street, Toronto, Ontario
Cost: Full rate: $300 CAD*
Non-profit/ freelance discount rate:$250 CAD*
Early bird (register by Monday November 3rd ): $200 CAD*
Creative Facilitation 1 & 2: $500 (early bird $300) CAD*

This training is complemented by Creative Facilitation Level 2 in Toronto on November 29th-30th.

*our system charges in US dollars. We have worked out the conversion rate to ensure that you are charged the correct amount in Canadian dollars.

Price includes materials and Creative Facilitation Activities Manual. All proceeds go to supporting PYE’s youth empowerment efforts around the world.

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This training is now full. To join the waiting list email

Join the Facebook event to find out more about the Toronto social artists community and other participants.

In partnership with Sketch, Center for Social Innovation.

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