Membership in ILDEO and NDEO bring your teaching practice to life with community, inspiration, and ongoing professional development.  


NDEO Serves

  • Dance teachers and educators

  • Independent schools of dance

  • Professional preparation programs

  • Early childhood programs

  • K-12 education (public/private)

  • Institutions of higher education

  • Associations for dance, arts and education

  • Community resources and recreation centers

  • Businesses and corporations

  • State arts agencies and departments of education

NDEO Offers

  • Conferences and workshops

  • National Honor Society

  • Professional networking

  • Online community

  • Job & internship opportunities

  • Groundbreaking research

  • Informative publications

  • Curriculum and standards

  • Strong advocacy

  • Informed Leadership