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Published: Published: December 3rd, 2018

Winners of the 2018-19 Dance Education Advocacy Student Essay Contest Announced!

Arizona Dance Education Organization (AzDEO) Announces the Awardees for its

2018-19 Dance Education Advocacy Student Essay Contest

 

AzDEO is pleased to announce the awardees for our 2018-19 Dance Education Advocacy Student Essay Contest.

Huntington Parson, a 12th grader at Centennial High School in Peoria, was awarded 1st place in Division 2 (Grades, 10, 11, 12), and Danielle Pfeiffer, a 12th grader at Centennial High School in Peoria, was awarded 2nd place in Division 2. Both students study under Kim McFall.

In Division 1 (Grades 7, 8, 9), Diya Jim, a 9th grader, studying dance at Classic Image Dance, was awarded 1st place.

Congratulations!

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Published: Published: November 20th, 2018

It’s Here!!! AzDEO’s Pink Tutu Flu!

 

AzDEO’s 15th Annual Pink Tutu Flu (Professional Development Day) 2019!

Friday, Jan. 25th 2019. 9 am-3 pm.

Gilbert HS

1101 E Elliot Rd, Gilbert, AZ 85234

 

A great day of sharing curriculum ideas and methods from fellow educators including  information from the NDEO annual conference last October.

All are welcome- K-12 teachers, college students, studio teachers, Post-Secondary teachers.

Coffee and Tea and lunch included.

 

To register email Lynn Monson.

Send registration fee to:

AZDEO

PO Box 60152

Phoenix, AZ. 85082

  • AzDEO Members: Free
  • Non-Members: $20
  • Certificate of hours awarded.
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Published: Published: September 24th, 2018

Arizona Dance Education Organization (AzDEO)  1st Middle School  Dance Festival

 

Register Now!! AzDEO.org under Events

LOCATION: Mesa Arts Academy

221 W 6th Ave, Mesa, AZ 85210

DATE: Sat. February 16, 2019, 9 am- 1 pm.

REGISTRATION FEES: Fees are per school!

Early (Payment Postmarked by December 1st):

$100 for AzDEO/NDEO Members

$150 for non-members

Regular: (12/2/2018-1/10/19) 

$150.00 for AzDEO/NDEO members

$200.00 non-members

Late Reg: (1/11/2019- 2/12/19):  Same fee as regular but no option to perform or to purchase t-shirts.

ADJUDICATION: $20 for AzDEO/NDEO members; 25 for non-members. This is entirely voluntary. Schools can opt out of being adjudicated.

VIDEO: $25 for AzDEO/NDEO members and $35 for non-members.

PAYMENT: All checks and Purchase Orders should be made out to AzDEO.

 MAIL PAYMENTS TO: Arizona Dance Education Organization State Dance Festival PO BOX 60152 Phoenix, AZ 85082-0152

Fill out your purchase orders NOW!! Registration and class availability is on a first come, first served basis, so please register on-line and mail your registration fee ASAP. Once fees (check or P.O.) have been received, you will be officially registered for classes.

Additional Information at our website under events.

 

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Published: Published: September 3rd, 2018

AzDEO Student Choreography Contest

AzDEO is pleased to announce its Student Choreography Contest for 2018-19. Students in Middle and High School, and College are encouraged to submit their choreography for adjudication.

 

 

Criteria:

  1. Must be based on the given theme. This year the theme is “Landmarks” (can be a physical location, a “landmark moment” in your life, a landmark moment in history, a landmark event).
  2. Maximum length is 4 minutes.
  3. Only the choreography will be judged, but performance can affect the quality of the choreography.
  4. Choreographer does not have to be a performer.

Choreography Criteria

  1. Composition, Originality/Creativity, Visual Effect, Interpretation of   Accompaniment
  2. Must be submitted digitally to the google drive link. https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1fXreUZZPRZpMrFCn2KhHtQMcJDTLjT7c.
    1. MP4 format only
    2. Must include your name, age, school at the beginning of the video, and a written artistic statement also submitted (include your name, age and school).

Submissions are due Oct. 15th, Jan. 15th and March 15th. Each deadline date is for a new round of adjudication.

Only 4 submissions per school per each submission deadline. 4 may be submitted in October, 4 in January, 4 in March.

AzDEO will award a certificate to the student and school.

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Published: Published: September 3rd, 2018

AzDEO 2018-19 Dance Education Advocacy Student Essay Contest application now open!

Open to grade levels 7th-post secondary.

This year’s theme: “How has dance impacted your understanding and appreciation of people’s differences and your behavior towards others?”

 Cash awards given to support the student’s dance program.

Visit our website for more information and to Apply.

Essays are due Oct 15th

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Published: Published: August 27th, 2018

Arizona Dance Education Organization (AzDEO) 34rd Annual High School Dance Festival

Register Now!!

LOCATION: Desert Ridge High School. 10045 E. Madero Ave., Mesa, AZ 85209

DATE: March 2, 2019

REGISTRATION FEES: Fees are per school!

Early (Payment Postmarked by 2/1/2019):

$175 for AzDEO/NDEO Members

$250 for non-members

Regular: (2/2-2/14) 

$225 for AzDEO/NDEO members

$300 non-members

Late Reg: (2/15-3/1):  Same fee as regular but no option to perform or to purchase t-shirts.

ADJUDICATION: $20 for AzDEO/NDEO members; 25 for non-members

VIDEO: $25 for AzDEO/NDEO members and $35 for non-members.

PAYMENT: All checks and Purchase Orders should be made out to AzDEO. Schools must be an institutional member to qualify for member registration cost.

MAIL PAYMENTS TO: Arizona Dance Education Organization State Dance Festival PO BOX 60152 Phoenix, AZ 85082-0152

Fill out your purchase orders NOW!! Registration and class availability is on a first come, first served basis, so please register on-line and mail your registration fee ASAP. Once fees (check or P.O.) have been received, you will be officially registered for classes.

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Published: Published: June 29th, 2018

AzDEO’s 2nd Annual DANCE EDUCATOR RETREAT/REJUVENATION!

 

AzDEO is pleased to announce the 2nd Annual Dance Educator Retreat, offering one day of movement and discussion classes specifically designed for teachers in any setting. Followed by our Annual Meeting.

You do not want to miss this incredible day of dance and sharing. Lunch included!!

 Retreat Offerings-Draft (subject to change)

  • Hip Hop Choreography
  • Contact Improv
  • Yoga
  • NHSDA information and tips
  • Grants and Funding sources
  • Improvisation ideas

Annual Meeting

  • Learn about our successes & future plans!
  • Meet your current board & fellow members!
  • Cast your vote for new board members!
  • Get involved and add your voice to Dance Education in Arizona!

 

Date: August 11th from 8 am.-2:30 pm.

Location: Westwood HS. 945 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Mesa, AZ 85201

Cost: $50 for members, $75 for non-members, $50 for students.

Check in and networking: 8-8:30 am. Classes from 8:30 am.-12 pm.  Lunch and Annual Meeting to follow.

 

Deadline to register and payment postmarked- July 31st Go to www.azdeo.org, Dance Educators Retreat Registration. Email registration to [email protected]. Make check to AzDEO. Mail to AzDEO, PO Box 60152, Phoenix AZ. 85082

 

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Published: Published: May 21st, 2018

Register NOW for AzDEO “Dance Educator Retreat”!

Before the end of the school year, don’t forget to register for the Dance Educator Retreat and Annual meeting.

 AzDEO’s 2nd Annual

DANCE EDUCATOR RETREAT/REJUVENATION!

 AzDEO is pleased to announce the 2nd Annual Dance Educator Retreat, offering one day of movement and discussion classes specifically designed for teachers in any setting. Followed by our Annual Meeting where you will:

  • Learn about our successes & future plans!
  • Meet your current board & fellow members!
  • Cast your vote for new board members!
  • Get involved and add your voice to Dance Education in Arizona!

You do not want to miss this incredible day of dance and sharing. Lunch included.

 

Date: August 11th from 8 am.-2:30 pm.

Location: Westwood HS. 945 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Mesa, AZ 85201

Cost: $50 for members, $75 for non-members, $50 for students.

Check in and networking: 8-8:30 am. Classes from 8:30 am.-12 pm.  Lunch and Annual Meeting to follow.

 

Deadline to register and payment postmarked- July 31st Go to www.azdeo.org, Dance Educators Retreat Registration. Email registration to [email protected]. Make check to AzDEO. Mail to AzDEO, PO Box 60152, Phoenix AZ. 85082

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Published: Published: May 7th, 2018

REQUEST FOR AzDEO BOARD NOMINATIONS 2018-19

 

Did you know that…

…AzDEO is now in its 12th year.

…your AzDEO is considered the “go to” organization for dance education by ADE and the Arizona Commission on the Arts, and supports and advocates for dance education on the state and national level?

…your AzDEO colleagues were instrumental in the revision of the 2015 dance standards?

…your AzDEO colleagues have developed Student Learning Objectives (SLO) and authentic performance assessments for dance for Teacher Evaluation?

…Arizona and AzDEO have a strong and impressive presence at NDEO conferences?

…AzDEO provides teacher scholarships and awards, and sponsors a student essay contest?

…AzDEO provided dance to 3rd and 1st graders in an elementary school?

…AzDEO has 60 active NHSDA chapters? 2488 inductees? A leader in NHSDA?

…AzDEO has had 1 NDEO National Artistic Merit, Leadership, and Academic Achievement Award 1st place winner, 2 finalists and 8 honorable mentions?

…AzDEO has been awarded 8 operating grants from the AZ. Commission on the Arts?

Support and contribute to dance education in AZ. by nominating yourself or someone else to the AzDEO board.

  • Nominations and self -nominations are now open for the following positions:

President-Elect- 1 year

  • Current AzDEO Board with years remaining on their term

President-1 year

Treasurer- 1 year

Secretary-1 year

Higher Ed Representative- 1 year

Please email Lynn Monson at [email protected] by Wed. August 1 with your nomination(s). Board members must be current members of NDEO/AzDEO and remain a member throughout their term.

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Published: Published: April 6th, 2018

Recognize YOUR amazing Dance Teacher!

National Dance Education Organization
NDEO 2018 National Awards

Nominate Yourself or Someone Else for a National Award

Nomination Deadline is April 24th

Before you start an online nomination form, make sure to read the Award Nomination Guidelines so that you know which documents and details are necessary 

to complete the online nomination form.  

Gather these documents prior to starting the online nomination form.

 

 Award Nomination Guidelines

NOMINATE Yourself or Someone Else – Online Nomination Form

NDEO is presenting four National Awards at the 2018 National Conference in San Diego California in early October.  All National Award recipients are given a complimentary registration to attend the National Conference to accept their award.

 

  • Outstanding Leadership: This award is given to an NDEO member who has demonstrated excellence in creating ideas for programs, curriculum, and/or projects that have had a significant impact on the field of dance education and who has demonstrated leadership on a national level.
  • Outstanding Dance Educator (Postsecondary / Higher Ed): This award acknowledges a stellar NDEO member who teaches in a college or university. The recipient of this award should inspire and motivate their students and have a significant impact in their school community.
  • Outstanding Dance Education Researcher: This award recognizes an NDEO member who has made a unique contribution to the field of dance education through creative and/or scholarly research. The recipient of this award should cultivate the importance of scholarly and creative research throughout the field of dance education.
  • Lifetime Achievement: The NDEO Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to a member of the National Dance Education Organization for exemplary leadership, research, scholarship and/or artistry, and philanthropy or service to dance education.  The honoree will have contributed to the field of dance education at the national and / or international levels for a period of at least fifteen (15) years.  The Lifetime Achievement Award is the most prestigious award the organization confers.

 

To access the NDEO Awards webpage, go to www.ndeo.org/nationalawards.  

 

 

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