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Virtual PD Day Tentative Schedule - July 15, 2022

This schedule is subject to change. All times are listed in Eastern Time.

Additional sessions will be added in the coming weeks.

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Time (in ET) Session A Session B Session C Session D

Mojah Dance

Aquila Kikora Franklin

Functional Awareness: Spinal Warm Up

Nancy Wanich Romita

Early Bird Warm Up TBD

Empathy and Understanding Through Embodied Parent Education

Nancy Ng and Rossana Alves

Descubriendo Latinx: The Hidden Texts in American Modern Dance

Kiri Avelar

Promoting Anti-Racist Practices within Dance Programs in Higher

Jan Erkert


DEL’s Tracing Footsteps: Honoring Diverse Voices Through Dance History in New York City remote dance

Ann Biddle and Dawn DiPasquale

Challenging Gender Norms in Dance and Arts Education

Maggie Walls

12:15pm - 12:45 Brazilian cultural symbols: decolonizing dance teaching approaches through historical inquiry

Juliana Azoubel


12:45pm - 1:15pm Black Girls Create: Supporting Multimedia Art-making through an After School Program

Valerie Ifill and Raja Schaar



Reaching Back to Move Forward: Celebrating Dance Origins from Africa to Hip Hop

Aquila Kikora Franklin

How Integrating Ballet Education into Physical Therapy Enhances Recovery Through Community

Jessica Baynes

Dance Education, Culture, Community and Access in the Diaspora

Cristin Carole and Faith Butler

1:30pm - 2:00pm

Surfing the Raging Sea: Parenting in Dance During a Pandemic

Ali Duffy

2:30pm-3:30pm BREAK FOR LUNCH

Assessment for Early Childhood Dance

Kathryn Austin, Tan Chai Chen, Lynn Monson, and Carole Saunders

Questioning Dance Notions

Heidi Hernandez

The Cypher: Applying the origins of Hip Hop to promote unity and creativity in dance spaces

April Cox


Narrative Inquiry as Activism in Dance Education Research

Matthew Henley, Chell Parkins, Susan Pope, and Andrea Markus

Higher Education Dance Auditions: Who is excluded?

Enya-kalia Jordan and Rachel Repinz

5:00pm - 5:30pm Embracing Neurodiversity and Fostering Autonomy in a Dance Education Curriculum

Leah Antonellis


5:30pm - 6:00pm Bridging the Gap: High School Dance to College Dance

Bailey Peicott


RASA Makes It Better: Collaborations in Indian dance technique to enrich curriculum

Mary Fitzgerald and Sumana Mandala

The Potential of Podcasts in Dance Education

Tereasa Simpson

Like A Dandelion: Exploring Cultural Assets for Dance Making in Early Childhood

Daria Fitzgerald and Danielle Staropoli