MOVE EVERY BODY.

Dance Educators Association of Washington envisions equitable access
to quality dance education for all people regardless of
gender, age, race, religion, culture, socio-economic status, or ability.

 

Mission:

Dance Educators Association of Washington supports and advocates for the dance community in Washington State.


Register for our 2019 DEAW Annual Conference!
Every Body is a Dancing Body

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October 5-6, 2019
All That Dance
3012 NE Blakeley St, Seattle, WA 98105


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PLEASE JOIN US IN CONGRATULATING OUR 2019 EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR, KRISSA ENGLEBRIGHT! THANK YOU FOR ALL YOU DO FOR YOUR COMMUNITY!

Krissa Englebright has been serving as a dance educator in Washington State public schools for 20 years, both in Bethel School District and Tacoma Public Schools, at Grant Center for the Expressive Arts, where she works with her amazing colleagues to infuse the arts into academic curriculum. She holds a BA in Dance and English Literature, as well as a Masters in Teaching, with K-12 Dance Endorsement. Former President and Board Member of Dance Educators Association of Washington, she has also served on committees with OSPI, ArtsEd WA, and ArtsTime. Krissa has presented workshops at various regional conferences and school districts, and has guest performed with companies BQ Danza and Barefoot Collective, including performances at ArtsCrush, Beyond the Threshold, and Scrooge the Musical.

“Krissa is the ideal educator personified. This is no exaggeration. Krissa provides and demonstrates warmth, love and caring to her students. This is balanced with clear expectations surrounding discipline, skill building and the development of an inclusive and empathetic environment.”

WE WILL BE CELEBRATING KRISSA AT OUR CONFERENCE!

Join us on Sunday, October 6 from 12:30-1:30 for an award presentation and celebration of Krissa!


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We are searching for a new Director of Social Media!


NEWS

Upcoming Events

Past Events

2018 DEAW fall conference

Dance Saves Lives:
Awakening Radical Joy Through Movement

Dance Educator of the Year

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The 2018 Dance Educator of the Year was Shannon Barnes!  Shannon was honored at the 2018 DEAW Conference.

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DEAW is a

proud affiliate of the

National Dance Education Organization