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Jun06 New Behind the Curtain Blog Post - In Dance Training, Slow and Steady Wins the Race Created by Shelby Bensinger on 6/6/2023 2:40:00 PM
By Caitlin Barfield, Independent Dance Instructor ~~ Let’s talk about teaching philosophies. It has taken me years of training and teaching to come into my own pedagogical style. You must understand that as a young dancer, I was pushed to my limit and then some. While I was training to be a professional dancer, I found myself at the end of my rope time and time again. Overworked, burned out, and beaten down - not to mention the psychological trauma of it all, too...
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May19 Call for Board & Advisory Council Members - Apply by 5/31/23 Created by Melissa Greenblatt on 5/19/2023 1:18:00 PM
It is that time of the year when NDEO seeks nominations for the Board of Directors and our new Advisory Council. Apply to be on the Board or Advisory Council - Deadline May 31, 2023.
May17 Independent Sector Mentorship Program - Apply by 6/22/23 Created by Shelby Bensinger on 5/17/2023 1:30:00 PM
CoHort #1 Applications Open - This program serves as a support system for independent sector teachers and studio owners with fewer than five years of experience (mentees) in the field of dance education. The program also provides those with five or more years of experience in the Independent Sector (mentors) an opportunity to share their experience and lend guidance to these emerging dance educators. In addition, the ISMP offers collaborative mentorship opportunities for those interested in cooperative learning.
May16 New Behind the Curtain Blog Post - From Plies to 5ks: Self-Care for Dance Educators Created by Shelby Bensinger on 5/16/2023 2:39:00 PM
By Emily Enloe
Like many educators, COVID-19 accelerated my tough daily load of teaching. I struggled with turning my program on a dime to meet new COVID-related protocols while remaining focused on what was important—the students and their needs. Although the changes gave me some time and ability to experiment in new ways with my dance program, it also took a toll on my mental and physical health. After being stuck at home during quarantine with limited outlets other than creating bad habits, I found it hard to break some of those habits once school and work became “normal” again...
May11 Upcoming Webinar: Talking to the Brain Through Dance: Indian Dance Mudras or Hand Gestures Explained Created by Kaitlynn Schultz on 5/11/2023 9:56:00 AM
Monday, May 15th from 7:30pm-8:30pm ET Presented By: Paramita Bhattacharyy. In the webinar the following will be covered:
May07 Disability Culture Methods: Process/Score-Work in the University Dance Classroom- Webinar on 5/10 Created by Melissa Greenblatt on 5/7/2023 9:59:00 AM
Join us for a FREE Webinar: Disability Culture Methods: Process/Score-Work in the University Dance Classroom on May 10th at 7:30pm EST.
May02 Thank a Dance Teacher Day is May 4th Created by Melissa Greenblatt on 5/2/2023 3:03:00 PM
How can you help advocate for the power of dance and dance education and promote #ThankADanceTeacherDay, which is this Thursday, May 4th?
May02 New Behind the Curtain Blog Post - 8 Ways to Thank a Dance Teacher Created by Shelby Bensinger on 5/2/2023 8:37:00 AM
By Shannon Dooling-Cain, NDEO Special Projects - Content Writer
Thank A Dance Teacher Day is a global movement to shine the spotlight on dance education and the teachers who make it possible. It was started in 2014 by the National Dance Education Organization (NDEO) to raise awareness of the benefits of dance education through social media. Held annually on the first Thursday in May, Thank A Dance Teacher Day is a perfect time to show your gratitude to the dance teachers who made all the difference. Make some plans now to celebrate Thank A Dance Teacher Day 2023 on May 4th!
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May01 Seeking Conference Book Intern (remote) - Apply by 5/15 Created by Betsy Loikow on 5/1/2023 3:12:00 PM
The National Dance Education Organization (NDEO) is seeking a highly motivated Intern to be Editor for the Program Book for the NDEO 2023 National Conference. This internship will provide the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in editing professional conference publications while supporting the NDEO staff in executing our National Conference. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in and experience with publications and copy editing, strong writing skills, excellent communication and organizational skills, and be willing to learn and take on new challenges. This position will involve significant email communication directly with NDEO presenters and Board members.
Apr15 Seeking Marketing Intern (remote) - Apply by 5/1 Created by Melissa Greenblatt on 4/15/2023 9:53:00 AM
NDEO is seeking a highly motivated Remote Marketing Intern to join our team. This internship will provide the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in nonprofit marketing and promotion while supporting the NDEO staff in planning and executing successful campaigns. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in marketing, excellent communication and organizational skills, and be willing to learn and take on new challenges.