Member Information

DEAW is a proud state affiliate of the National Dance Education Organization (NDEO). Membership in DEAW shall be extended to any individual or organization that subscribes to and supports the stated mission of DEAW upon payment of annual dues to NDEO, our national affiliate organization. You will have dual membership in DEAW and NDEO for one membership dues price.

New member? This is a great time to join! You get 10% off the NDEO/DEAW membership AND you take advantage of our conference discount only available to NDEO/DEAW members! In honor of the Decade of Dance Education, we are offering 10% off membership dues for new members who sign up during the month of July.

Current member? Share the promo code TenNDEO so that your referrals can take advantage of the deal! Ask them to list you as the referrer in the “How did you learn about NDEO?” box on page 3 of the membership sign up. Everyone who is listed as a referrer will receive a 10% discount on your next renewal.

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Membership Benefits

  • Dual membership with NDEO and DEAW
  •  Discounted registration fees for the DEAW Fall Conference
  •  DEAW Newsletter
  •  Representation with OSPI (Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction)
  •  Eligibility to attend NDEO National Conferences and Special Topic Conferences (separate registration fees apply) 
  • Discounted Conference Proposal Submission Fee
  • Full access to NDEO's Dance Education Literature and Research descriptive index (DELRdi)
  •  Networking via the NDEO Online Forums, Special Interest Groups, and Membership Directory
  •  Access to resources, documents, professional development, and the most up to date information concerning Dance Education Standards


Professional Member: $115 a year

Ph.D. / Ed.D. Candidate Member: $115 a year

Young Professional: $85 a year

Retiree Member: $60 a year

Graduate Student: $75 a year

Undergraduate Student: $50 a year

High School Student: $35 a year

Institutional and Business; Corporate memberships are also available.

To sign-up or renew your membership online please go to You can pay be credit card, or print out an invoice and mail in a check. If paying by check, please make it payable to NDEO and send it to the NDEO home office at 8609 2nd Avenue, Suite 203-B, Silver Spring, MD 20910.