The 2016 Dance Educator of the year award goes to Marie Chong. Marie is the Director for Arc Dance in Seattle, Washington.
Nomination Deadline: NOW CLOSED
What: Dance Educators Association of Washington (DEAW) seeks nominations for the annual Dance Educator of the Year Award. Nominations will soon be accepted for the 2017 award. The 2017 award will be presented at the annual DEAW Conference in October.
Who: Nominees can be dance educators working in any setting—public schools, private studios,
and university/college—and working with any age group—children, teens, and adults. Nominees
should exemplify excellence in dance education and the values of DEAW. Winner of the award
must be a DEAW member.
Nominations will be evaluated on the following criteria:
* Educator alignment with DEAW values and mission
* Excellence in dance education
* Advocacy for quality dance education
* Number/variety of nominations
* DEAW/NDEO membership status
(must be member to win)