Tag: dt awards

You’re Invited! 2024 Dance Teacher Live Workshops & Awards

The 2024 Dance Teacher Awards are back—and this time with even more inspiration to advance your teaching practice through insightful, expert-led workshops, panel discussions, a networking luncheon with leading dance educators in the field, and more. Plus, you’ll also get the chance to be a part of the much-loved Dance Teacher Awards ceremony honoring:  Awardees […]

Former DT Award Recipient Stars in New Documentary, Toe the Line

Dance Teacher 2014 K–12 public-school education award recipient, Joan Sheary, is starring in a new documentary, Toe the Line: Arts Education for Life. The film, which is currently wrapping 10 years of filming, follows a group of high school students as they participate in a public arts magnet middle school program in Worcester, Massachusetts, under […]

The 2013 Dance Teacher Awards: Abigail Agresta-Stratton

Bridging high school with college and beyond in Virginia Many of Abigail Agresta-Stratton’s students go on to study dance in college. When her teaching hours dropped roughly 38 percent between September 2011 and June 2012, Abigail Agresta-Stratton had an inkling. New York State school dance programs were being cut left and right, and dance teachers—only […]

The 2013 Dance Teacher Awards: Stacy Reischman Fletcher

Role model for self-sufficiency in Mississippi Dance was a refuge to USM students after Hurricane Katrina. Stacy Reischman Fletcher has earned quite the nickname from her students at The University of Southern Mississippi: “God.” “Everything she does is gold,” says 2009 graduate Lauren Soutullo Smith. “From her genius answers to our questions to her beautiful […]