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Independent Sector Mentorship Program - Apply by 6/22/23

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.

Deadline to Apply - Thursday, June 22nd 2023

Mentorship pairings will be matched in terms of similarities in job attributes, learner populations, and needs assessment. Both mentor and mentee should plan for a two-year commitment, however, it may continue and grow in an alternate form for as long as the participants wish.

Independent Sector Dance Educators are members of the following populations:

  • Private Studio Owners/Teachers
  • Private Studio Teachers
  • Independent Teachers
  • Emerging Studio Owners
  • Undergraduate & Graduate Students interested in the indpendent sector