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Hello NYSDEA Membership
With a heavy heart I write to you with membership updates. Please know the NYSDEA board is working diligently to continue the work and mission of the organization. We are here to support you, our members, during this challenging time. For inquiries please email firstname.lastname@example.org and a NYSDEA board member will be in touch.
Our NHSDA student event which was scheduled for May 3rd, 2020 at Gibney Dance is postponed until further notice due to COVID-19.
Call for Awards- Please continue to check eblasts and visit the NYSDEA website www.nysdea.org for the upcoming call for Awards to attend the Annual NDEO Conference, October 18-20, 2020 in Denver, Colorado.
For remote learning support please visit:
NYSED DanceEducation Resources & Standards http://www.nysed.gov/curriculum-instruction/arts-standards-implementation-resources
SEADAE Arts Resources:
Arts Resources organized by discipline and grade level
Arts Education Partnership Resources:
Resources for the field
NDEO online forums https://www.ndeo.org/content.aspx?page_id=2153&club_id=893257
Updates from NYSED:
NYSED COVID-19 Webpage:
P12 Guidance, Continuity of Learning, Additional Guidance.
NYSED Guidance for Educator Preparation Programs:
List of RICS Statewide:
List of RICS and support being offered during COVID-19
As further updates are available from NYSED and the field NYSDEA will make that information available to the membership. Thank you for continuing to be there for your communities, students, colleagues, and families. Your strength and passion continue to inspire me.
A message from the President -
The Benefits of being a NYSDEA member.
Ever wonder what NYSDEA does for YOU? The New York State Dance Education Association is composed of Dance Educators from P-12, Higher Education, Private Studios, Arts Organizations, Cultural Institutions, Researchers, Vendors, Service Organizations, Administrators, Parents, and Students.
What we are currently doing for our membership
- Attends Arts Advocacy Day in Washington, D.C.
- Is a member of Americans for the Arts
- Is a member of NYSCEA- the New York State Council of Educational Associations
- Is a member of UNITY
- NYSDEA President represents Dance in the New York State Arts Coalition
- Attends Dance/NYC
- Attends Dance Parade
- Has a Representative to guide you through the process of setting up a NHSDA chapter in your school
Networking / Events
- NYSDEA provides scholarships and awards Acknowledging stellar Dance Educators in NY
- 2 Day Winter Conference- NYC
- Upstate Mini Conference
- Access to the Journal of Dance Education and Dance in Practice through NDEO.
- Offer CTLE as an Approved NYSED Vendor
- Offer COA for all Professional Development Attended
- Annual NYSDEA fundraiser & Auction
- Updates and reminders about National and State Events are posted on our Social Media and Website. Are you following us? Visit:
- Networking and local connections through our Regional Representatives
- Members have the ability to post their own events through our Website
We've listened to the Membership!
New for 2019-2020
- NHSDA Day of Dance
- New Logo and Branding
- New Merchandise
- Online Auction - fundraising
- Further visibility through out of state events
- Open Call for Proposals for our February 1-2, 2020 Winter Conference.
Have other ideas for advocacy, professional development, networking, or fundraising?
Please send ideas to email@example.com