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Expand your teaching repertoire with classroom management skills that can change a challenge into a teachable moment.
Experts from the field share their strategies and tools to effectively engage all students in dance.
$225 until Jul 22 / $250 after
Diane Duggan, PhD, BC-DMT, is a licensed psychologist, board certified dance therapist and dance educator. She began teaching dance in 1972 and has worked as a dance therapist since 1973. She has conducted a dance therapy program in a New York City Department of Education program for adolescents who have emotional and learning disabilities since 1992. Her students have performed in Lincoln Center, Central Park, South Street Seaport, St. Mark’s Church, NYU’s Frederick Lowe Theater and the Apollo Theater.
Teachers Tell All: Top Tips for Effective Teaching in Dance
Clara Bello is the Dance Educator/ Arts Liaison at Dos Puentes Elementary in Washington Heights. She has taught for over 13 years as a literacy intervention, classroom and dance teacher. She holds a BA in French, MS.Ed. in Bilingual Childhood Education, 30 undergraduate credits in Dance Education and is completing a Master’s in Educational Leadership. Clara is a DEL graduate and Arnhold New Dance Teacher Alumna. She holds Common Branches, Bilingual Extension and Dance licenses and is working on her School Building Leader and School District Leader licenses.
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Her dance program blends her passion for the humanities with principles of creative movement with curricula taught primarily in Spanish. Clara is interested in exploring relationships between the arts and (1) issues of equity, human rights and social justice, (2) language learning (of all kinds), (3) academic achievement, (4) social-emotional learning, (5) interdisciplinary learning, (6) curriculum development / implementation, (7) formative assessment, (8) community building and (9) best practices for establishing and maintaining a positive and challenging learning environment. She enjoys collaborating with other educators, mentoring teachers and learning about different cultures.
Clara is a Facilitator for the NYCDOE Citywide Blueprint for the Arts PD (DELTA team) and Arts Mondays PD series, a Reviewer for the Arnhold Dance Curriculum / Unit Review Program and Tutor for the Arnhold Dance Teacher Tutoring Program. She recently presented at Dance Symposium NYC 2019 for the K-12 Education Panel. Clara has also worked in the DOE Dance Curriculum Writing Team (2015), contributed to the NYCDOE Dance Blueprint (2015 revision), and proctored and scored the NYCDOE Arts Achieve Dance Assessment (2010-2013). She is a member of NDEO.
Carol Lonnie, MA: NYU (Dance and Dance Education), BFA Rutgers University-Mason Gross School of the Arts (Dance) is the dance director/teacher at Philippa Schuyler Middle School for the Gifted and Talented (I.S.383). She also is the Performing Arts Coordinator for the Performing Arts department at I.S. 383. She also teaches dance at the Charles Moore Dance Center for Ethnic Studies and is Artistic Director of the Charles Moore Youth Ensemble. She has been a principal dancer with the Charles Moore Dance Theater for over 22 years. Presently she is a facilitator on the Delta Blueprint committe ...
Carol Lonnie, MA: NYU (Dance and Dance Education), BFA Rutgers University-Mason Gross School of the Arts (Dance) is the dance director/teacher at Philippa Schuyler Middle School for the Gifted and Talented (I.S.383). She also is the Performing Arts Coordinator for the Performing Arts department at I.S. 383. She also teaches dance at the Charles Moore Dance Center for Ethnic Studies and is Artistic Director of the Charles Moore Youth Ensemble. She has been a principal dancer with the Charles Moore Dance Theater for over 22 years. Presently she is a facilitator on the Delta Blueprint committee for the Department of Education where she works with dance educators for professional development. She is also a coach for the ALC cohort team creating and researching assessment tools for the arts. Presently Ms. Lonnie is a mentor teacher for NYU and Hunter College. Ms. Lonnie has taught dance in and out of the NYC area. She has also performed with the New Music and Dance Ensemble in Pisa, Italy, Latoya Jackson, Battery Dance Company, John Parks Dance Ensemble, The Renaissance Festival, Dance Africa, Kids Thirteen and the Audelco Awards. She was also the artistic director and choreographer of Dreams Dance Ensemble. Ms. Lonnie was also a dance consultant for NYC Housing Performing Arts Project.
Elizabeth Portnoy is a dance educator at P.S.51, a public elementary school in Manhattan. She also teaches at Ballet Academy East and has taught dance at New York Kids Club as well as other pre-schools in New York City such as Buckle My Shoe and the Central Park Learning School. Elizabeth is a graduate of the Arnhold Graduate Dance Education Program at Hunter College. She has performed with Dances Patrelle, New York Theatre Ballet, Dramastics and K.M/D.M.
Dance Therapy Program
Dr. Miriam Berger, Patricia Capello and Tina Erfer
Dance Education Laboratory (DEL) Intensive
Guest facilitators from the Harkness Center for Dance Injuries
Harkness Center for Dance Injuries
Dance Education Laboratory (DEL)
Jody Arnhold and Ann Biddle