In 2014-2015, Together in Dance served nearly 3,000 students and 150 teachers spanning the Bronx, Brooklyn, and Queens. Nine of the eleven schools Together in Dance worked with have high needs populations.

Project highlights include:

NYC Department of Education Offices of Arts and Special Projects

  • Early Childhood Education- training the 70 Early Childhood Trainers in applications of creative movement
  • Arts Matter initiative- mentoring new dance educators in their new positions in middle schools across the city.
  • Consulting committee for Blueprint for Teaching and Learning in the Arts: Dance
  • Professional Development workshops introducing Dance Educators to the Blueprint

NYCDOE Offices of Fitness and Physical Development

  • Piloting Physical Best Moves, a PD model which develops the relationship between Physical Educators and classroom teachers using dance

Creative Dance And Musical Theater In-School Residencies

  • Kings Bay Y at North Williamsburg, PS 107 K, PS 107Q, PS 118, PS 131, PS 143, PS 154, PS 169, PS 200, PS 279, PS 311, and PS 321

Family Engagement Programming

  • Noguchi Museum, Brooklyn Historical Society, Brooklyn Museum, Partnering School Communities

Teaching Artist Mentoring Program

Brooklyn Museum Of Art Partnership

  •  Developing Curriculum Integrating Visual Arts And Dance

Center for Arts Education grants

  •  Leadership Grant, Parents as Arts Partners

Kids on the Move

(funded by Carol M. White Physical Education Grant)

Regular Presenters At The Following Conferences:

  • dance and the Child international (daCi)
  • National Dance Education Organization (NDEO)
  • New York City Arts in Education Roundtable’s Face to Face