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HomeGiving Tuesday
WHEN: Dec. 2nd-31st
WHERE: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
WHY: Support Dance Teachers Worldwide                                                                                       
HOW: Take the Thank A Dance Teacher Challenge!
GOAL: $2,500+
Let's make dance education go viral! 
WHAT is #ThankADanceTeacher? 
#ThankADanceTeacher is a global movement to shine the spotlight on dance teachers and give credit where credit is due and often gone unnoticed. It was started in 2014 by the National Dance Education Organization to inspire fundraising and social action for dance education on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.The goal of #ThankADanceTeacher is to financially support the professional development of dance teachers to impact teaching excellence in the field. NDEO urges dance enthusiasts of all kinds (dancers, students, teachers, dance dads & moms, fans, etc.) to take the Thank A Dance Teacher Challenge by posting videos or "unselfies" on social media December 2-31, 2014 and give to the Thank A Dance Teacher Day Fund

HOW to Take the #Thank A Dance Teacher Challenge: 

Post an "Unselfie":
Instead of capturing your physical self in a photo (aka "selfie"), turn your camera around, and capture your appreciation for your dance teacher(s) by writing it on a sign. NDEO has created several examples of language for you to post on your sign. You can use these examples, or create your own. Please use #ndeothanks and include on your signs. Post your unselfie on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and nominate others to take the "Thank A Dance Teacher Challenge."           
Post a Video
1. Record a short video of yourself performing a series of dance steps.

2. Create a narrative to tag on to your performance that includes the following key points:                                                            
  • Mention that you are taking the "Thank a Dance Teacher Challenge" and would like to thank your dance teachers… (insert names).                    
  • State that you are giving to the National Dance Education
    Organization to support high quality dance education.
  • Nominate others to take the challenge.
  • Remind your viewers to give to NDEO by visiting                     
3. Share your video on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and include #ndeothanks.
Click here to subscribe to NDEO's #ThankADanceTeacherDay Facebook Event page.
Click here to become an NDEO #ThankADanceTeacherDay Social Media Ambassador.

NDEO Board Member, Clarence Brooks
NDEO Member, Ann Hutchinson Guest

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