Tag: ndeo

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 courses: Participants only need to devote six to eight hours a week, for four weeks, to an […]

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 year in Miami, Nigel Lythgoe announced a new partnership between his Dizzy Feet Foundation and NDEO […]

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 Dance Education Organization (NDEO). Evidence: A Report on The Impact of Dance in the […]

Stimulate your Summer Learning with NDEO

Summer can be a slow season for studio owners, and it’s the perfect time for you and your staff to continue your own education. The National Dance Education Organization is piloting two new low-commitment Mini Courses through its Online Professional Development Institute. The courses—Pedagogy: Learning Styles and Theories and Elements of Movement—are introductory, so they […]

NDEO Creating Master Database of K–12 Dance Programs

Earlier this year, DT invited you to register your school as part of the National Dance Education Organization’s K–12 Data Collection Project. The goal is to create a “master database” of where dance is offered in K-12 schools throughout the US. Over 1,200 schools have provided contact and demographic info, but we know there are […]