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NDEO's Behind the Curtain Blog features updates on NDEO's programs and reflections from NDEO leadership on the world of dance education. NDEO members are also invited to contribute by submitting to the Guest Blog Series, which features posts written by members, and the Member Reading List, which features links to articles written by or about our members and published in national media outlets.
NDEO's Guest Blog Series provides NDEO members with an opportunity to have short articles published on NDEO's official blog, "Behind the Curtain".
Interested bloggers may submit posts on any topic directly related to dance education or connected fields, such as arts administration, studio or program management, somatics, dance science, etc. Past guest blog posts have spanned a range of topics, including:
Guest Blog Submission Form
This program is a member benefit, and bloggers must be NDEO members to be featured. Please fill out the online application form in its entirety to be considered for the program. You will need to submit a copy of the post in Microsoft Word (preferred) or PDF format, a bio of no more than 200 words, and at least two photos (a headshot and at least one action photo) with photo release and photographer credit information.
Interested writers are encouraged to visit the blog to get a sense of the scope of topics that have been covered. In addition, please take note of the following information:
NDEO’s Member Reading List is a quarterly compilation of articles written by or about NDEO members in nationally recognized publications. Articles submitted for the reading list will be reviewed by NDEO staff and, if approved, a summary and link to the article will be posted on the NDEO Member Reading List on our Behind the Curtain Blog. Please fill out the Online Submission Form for each article being submitted to the list.
The guidelines for article submissions are as follows:
Member Reading List Submission Form
NDEO’s Advocacy Blog Series is a regular blog feature which features information about advocating for the arts on the local, state, and national levels. In this series, members of NDEO’s Advocacy Committee, led by Advisory Director of Advocacy Stephanie Milling, provide updates on the ways that NDEO is advocating for dance education, as well as tools and resources for dance educators to use in their own advocacy efforts.
For more information on NDEO’s Behind the Curtain Blog, or any of the programs listed above, please contact Shannon Dooling-Cain at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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