It's #ThankADanceTeacherDay!!

It's #ThankADanceTeacherDay!!

It’s that time of year again! #ThankADanceTeacherDay is upon us, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to celebrate. There is no holiday that’s better fit for Dance Teacher magazine and our readership. May 2 is up there with Christmas, people! If...

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....

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...

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...

David Dorfman Is NDEO’s Conference Keynote Speaker

David Dorfman teaching at Connecticut College The National Dance Education Organization has announced that David Dorfman will be 2015 Annual National Conference Keynote Speaker. He will speak at the Grand Closing Reception and Dinner, held on Saturday, October 10,...

NDEO Releases Summer and Fall Online Class Schedule

The National Dance Education Organization has announced some stimulating class offerings for teachers through its Online Professional Development Institute. Starting in July, there’s an introductory and broadly focused mini course—Developmental Domains—which lasts...

Bill Evans presents Why I Can't Not Dance at NDEO

The cast of Why I Can’t Not Dance Dance Teacher is at the National Dance Educators Organization conference this week in Chicago, and we’re loving the chance to meet and talk with so many folks in our community. Last night was the big kickoff reception and...

Back to School–Whenever You Want

Dance teachers, by profession, don’t often have extra time on their hands, making it difficult to take continuing education courses or explore professional development options. The National Dance Education Organization seeks to combat this problem by offering mini...

The Beginning of a Beautiful Friendship for NDEO and Dizzy Feet

Nigel Lythgoe with NDEO executive director Susan McGreevy-Nichols (third from right) and NDEO staffPeanut butter and jelly. Barnum and Bailey. Rodgers and Hammerstein. And now, NDEO and Dizzy Feet. As part of the National Dance Education Organization’s conference this...

We Need Dance in Public Schools, and This Report Can Prove It

Who could forget last May’s news story on the troubled elementary school transformed by administrators’ decision to decrease security and hire more arts teachers? Those inspiring results just scratch the surface of topics covered in the latest report from the National...

Subscribe to our newsletters

Sign up for any or all of these newsletters

You have Successfully Subscribed!