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New this year.... NDEO Members and Non-Members are Eligible to Apply for an Award and we have increased the number of Awards from 4 to 9!
Deadling to Submit the Quick Phase 1 Application is May 31st
View Eligabilty Requirements and Award Guidelines Here
Submit Phase 1 Quick Nomination Application Here
The most prestigious award conferred, the Lifetime Achievement Award is given for exemplary leadership, scholarship and/or artistry, and philanthropy or service to dance education.
There are four categories of Leadership Awards in the following areas: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Higher Education, K-12, and Private Sector. These awards are given to an individual who has demonstrated excellence in creating ideas for programs, curriculums, and/or projects that have had a significant impact on their specific field of dance education and who has demonstrated leadership on a national level. Additionally, the recipient of this award should inspire and cultivate vision and leadership in others.
This award acknowledges a stellar dance educator. The award is granted on a yearly rotating basis to a dance educator from a different teaching environment each year. Additionally, the recipient of this award should inspire and motivate their students and have a significant impact in their school community.
This award recognizes an individual 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.