Best Practices: We Support Learning! Professional Development for Dance Teachers
A week long in-person and virtual opportunity for dance teachers to immerse themselves amongst fellow educators, share best practices, and further their teaching artistry. All educators welcome, from seasoned faculty to new teachers, community dance practitioners, dance education undergraduates/graduates, dance studio owners, and K-12 teachers. Program highlights include:
Network while nurturing personal and professional relationships with fellow colleagues in the dance field.
Observe in-person and/or virtual class offerings at Ballet Hispánico headquarters, led by seasoned School of Dance faculty addressing varied age groups and dance genres.
Discuss and reflect on class observations and presentations with an emphasis on application for each teacher’s individual practice.
Examine Early Childhood curricular bridging points and other developmental benchmarks for instruction.
Exchange ideas about online and hybrid learning models and experiences.
Engage with Ballet Hispánico pedagogy and curricular design through the lens of culture and repertory.
Interact with tools for social-emotional learning and addressing the diverse student-learner.
Challenge narratives of collective dance histories and dance archives through plática as critical pedagogy
Identify cultura and other teaching identities, and their implications for pedagogical practices.
Financial Aid Scholarships available! (*Special discounted price offers for NDEO members)
Receive a Certificate of Completion!
Dates & Schedule:
Monday, July 5th - Friday, July 9th 2021 from 9:00am-6:00pm ET (includes observations of classes, discussion time, and presenter sessions)
How To Register:
Registration is open through June 4th, with Early Bird ending April 30th.
Professional Development will be offered in-person and virtually. Registration is limited for both options. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, only residents of the tri-state area (New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut) are permitted to attend the in-person program. Students outside of the tri-state area may not attend the in-person program. The virtual program is open to students in any location. Ballet Hispánico is unable to provide housing for those participating in the in-person program.
Participants can sign-up here: Professional Development | Ballet Hispánico
Tuition for In-Person Attendees:
In-Person: $525 ($450 with Early Bird Discount before April 30th)
*NDEO members pay $475 with code PDNDEO21 (Early Bird price of $385)
Tuition for Virtual Attendees:
Virtual: $435 ($390 with Early Bird Discount before April 30th)
*NDEO members pay $385 with code PDNDEO21 (Early Bird price of $345)
Financial support is available for our Professional Development participants. E-mail the School of Dance at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Please contact the School of Dance at email@example.com or visit our website for more information:
Professional Development | Ballet Hispánico