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Call for Proposals

Submission deadline 10/1/2021

NYSDEA Virtual Conference

Saturday, February 12th, 2022

Location: Internet-based meeting platform (1 hour 15 minute maximum length of presentation session)

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Call for Awards

Due Date: September 26th, 2021

The time has come to acknowledge and celebrate the folx who have contributed to the field of dance education with quality and excellence

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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

Advocacy Professional Development Networking / Events

Have other ideas for advocacy, professional development, networking, or fundraising?
Please send ideas to info@nysdea.org


With the magnitude of world events that continue to plague our communities across the state in our hearts and minds, I write to you on behalf of the NYSDEA Board and NYS Arts Professional Associations. We stand Unified with you.

The nys arts education community stands with those


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