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NYSDEA is now accepting nominations for 2017 Dance Educators!

Applications will be accepted through September 1, 2017.

Please see the attached award descriptions and nomination forms.

Email with any questions.

2017 Dance Education Researcher

2017 Dance Educator Award

2017 Diana Domoracki Kisto Award

2017 Leadership Award

2017 Lifetime Achievement Award

2017 Student Scholarships

Award Descriptions:

NYSDEA offers a number of scholarships and awards for New York State dance educators and dance education students.

For more information about any of the scholarships or awards listed please contact Karen Camp, Director of Awards at

New York State Dance Education Awards

Congratulations to 2016 NYSDEA Award Recipients

Thank you all for your commitment to dance education!

For descriptions of awards and recipient information, see below. More coming soon!