Tag: national dance education organization

Empower Your Dancers to Succeed in College and Beyond With NDEO’s National Honor Society for Dance Arts 

“There are so many ways to make a positive impact through dance,” says Amy Bramlett Turner. “The National Honor Society for Dance Arts has been a vehicle for us to recognize all that our students do.” As a chapter sponsor of the NHSDA Secondary Chapter at Hot Springs World Class High School in Arkansas, Turner […]

NDEO’s 2024 Conferences and Events Promote Dance Education for All

If you’re looking for professional development opportunities in 2024, the National Dance Education Organization has dance educators covered with its unparalleled lineup on a variety of topics. This year’s offerings include two brand-new events (a Dance + Data Conference and a Dance and Disability Virtual Summit); a Special Topic Conference, in collaboration with the International […]

NDEO Makes Professional Development Educational, Enjoyable, And Affordable For Busy Dance Teachers

Whether you teach at a private studio, a K–12 school, or in higher education, the National Dance Education Organization has professional development offerings that meet your needs. With options ranging from one day to 12 weeks and in-person or online, NDEO’s year-round programming is designed by the country’s premiere dance organization with you in mind. […]

Mark Your Calendars for #ThankADanceTeacherDay on May 4!

We all have dance teachers in our lives. Whether a beloved studio owner, guest teacher, mentor, friend, or even parent, these educators play an irreplaceable role in our experiences with dance and beyond. Now is your chance to show your thanks. The National Dance Education Organization believes in its mantra: “Behind every dancer who believes […]

National Honor Society for Dance Arts Helps Teachers Advocate for Dance Education in Schools and Studios Everywhere

During graduation, students savor the moment when they walk across the stage in their cap and gown, and their teachers are just as proud, seeing the culmination of their students’ hard work. Thanks to the National Honor Society for Dance Arts (NHSDA), thousands of dedicated dancers across the country are celebrated for their artistic merit, […]

Five Opportunities for Professional Development, Express Delivery to Your Living Room

It can be tricky to get away for a conference, whether due to travel budget concerns or finding a substitute to cover your absence. One silver lining of the pandemic is that five conferences are now available online, no travel necessary. You’ll find sessions to address your concerns no matter what your role in the […]

Attention Dance Researchers! JODE Calls for Papers

Calling all dance researchers! The National Dance Education Organization’s Journal of Dance Education (JODE) is accepting research paper submissions for two special issues in 2017. The first, on reflective practice in dance education, has a submission deadline December 5. The issue will feature articles on reflective practice in teaching methods, curriculum, pedagogy, assessment, evaluation, research, […]

Thank Your Dance Teacher Tomorrow!

It’s that time of year again—time to thank a special dance teacher in your life. Tomorrow, the National Dance Education Organization is hosting its third annual #NDEOThankADanceTeacherDay, a social-media fundraising campaign for professional development scholarships. Students shared their appreciation for their dance teachers during last year’s #NDEOThankADanceTeacherDay. Here’s how it works: Donate $10 or more […]

Jazz Dance Takes Center Stage

The National Dance Education Organization’s first “Jazz Dance: Roots and Branches in Practice” conference is happening at Salve Regina University in Newport, Rhode Island, July 31–August 3. The four-day conference contains movement workshops of a variety of jazz styles and in-depth panel discussions that cover jazz dance’s past, present and future. Special guest presenters include […]

NDEO Awards First Online Certificate in Dance Education

Sonya Monts with her contemporary class The National Dance Education Organization awarded its first certificate in dance education to North Carolina studio owner Sonya Monts. Over the past three and a half years, Monts has earned credits by studying online, taking 13 courses in topics ranging from ballet theory and composition to implementing the national […]