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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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Published: Published: April 2nd, 2018

2018 Romero-Wolf Scholarship: Student Scholarship

Romero-Wolf Scholarship
Expand your horizons….

Awarded to a student showing excellence in leadership qualities in dance performance and dance education.

Scholarship Criteria:

Dancer who plays an active role in school/studio dance program at least 2 years. Dancer demonstrates growth in dance performance and quality movement. Overall excellence in leadership for choreography, performance and dance company organization roles. Inspires others.

Students must be attending a NDEO/AZDEO member school/studio.

This scholarship will require a short essay on dance experience in high school and a recommendation from dance instructor.

Applications are due by April 20th.

Please visit the AzDEO website for more information!

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Published: Published: March 13th, 2018

Arizona Dance Education Organization (AzDEO) 33rd Annual High School Dance Festival

Register Now!!

LOCATION: Raymond S. Kellis High School

8990 W Orangewood Ave, Glendale, AZ 85305

DATE: March 24, 2018.   8am. -4 pm.

REGISTRATION FEES: Fees are per school!

Early (Payment Postmarked by 2/26/2018):

$175 for AzDEO/NDEO Members

$250 for non-members

Regular: (2/27-3/7) 

$225 for AzDEO/NDEO members

$300 non-members

Late Reg: (3/7-3/23):  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.

See more details here.

 

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