Dance Teachers Continuing Education Certificate recognized by DanceTeacher Magazine
This program is for teachers of jazz, contemporary or modern dance genres who teach classes for teens and adults. It is suited for teachers in any of the following settings: middle or high school dance programs, private studios, community colleges, and four-year college/university dance programs. Upon completion of the course of study, the participant will receive a Certificate of Completion. The intent of the program is to inspire, offer fresh approaches, and evoke reflection. One Unit of Graduate Level credit is available for teachers who complete the certificate plus an additional assignment. See College Credit
Required for all genres: “Teaching Dance” Seminar Class taught by Chris Harris
+ Requirements for Jazz emphasis: (see below for modern & hip hop emphasis)
- Noon Jazz
- Lyrical Jazz
+ Two of the following electives:
- Ballet MWF
- Ballet T/Th/Sat
- Hip Hop
Modern emphasis: Substitute modern for one of the jazz classes and add that jazz class to your electives options.
Hip Hop emphasis: Substitute Hip Hop for one of the jazz classes and add that jazz class to your electives options.
Additional requirement: Completion of a learning outcome worksheet to be provided during the workshop due no later than Wednesday, August 2, 2017 for verification.
1 Week Option: You can complete the certificate in one week, however college credit is only available for those who attend both weeks. One week participants, emphasizing any genre, must enroll in Noon Jazz, Lyrical Jazz, Modern & Hip Hop.
NOTE: Teachers are allowed to either participate or observe classes but must enroll in the above classes to receive the Completion Certificate. Participants may observe additional classes held in Studio 150 (the Dance Building’s largest studio, with observation balcony) during the Boulder Jazz Dance Workshop at no additional charge.
About levels: Teachers enrolled in the certificate program are allowed to self-select level unless also enrolled in corresponding performance classes as well. Contact us for further information.