National Dance Education Organization Affiliation

DEAW is a proud state affiliate of the

National Dance Education Organization.

The mission of NDEO is to advance dance education centered in the arts.

NDEO holds public discussions; sponsors institutes, conferences, and programs; and forges alliances with other agencies in support of dance arts education.

The goals of NDEO are to

  • promote dance as an artistic process that broadens and deepens human experience;
  • strengthen the national voice in articulating and implementing a vision for dance education;
  • weave dance into the complete fabric of learning.

NDEO encourages research and practical application to promote quality instruction in dance arts education conducted by qualified teachers of dance.

The NDEO website offers many resources available to members, including dance education research, arts advocacy tools and information, and special interest group discussion forums.