Dance Teachers and those aspiring to be…become certified as a Level 1, 2 or 3 Dance Educator through Canada’s National Academy of Dance Education’s Online Dance Teacher Training Program (ODTTP).
Progressive Learning… Our program is unique in that it attracts all Dance Educators, Dance Students and those aspiring to be. Our motto is “whole dance education.” Our 21st century approach to education offers students an opportunity to explore their own interests, develop their inquiry skills and apply course content as is relevant to their own needs and experiences. We do not feed our students information, and expect it to be reiterated back to us. This is not how learning happens. We encourage our Teachers in Training to develop their own voice and become critical thinkers and problem solvers through our program.
What to expect… All prospective students must apply online, and be available to conference online once per week for 1 hour with other classmates and the course instructor. All 3 levels run each term, please see application deadlines and term dates below. Students interested in applying should be able to effectively manage their time, be lifelong learners and be able to self motivate. The course structure allows for some freedom in scheduling, content and material studied, thus prospective students should be interested in our inquiry based approach to learning, be open to developing their own questions and seeking answers to more their learning forward.
Our program attracts… We are not only training dancers and teachers, we encourage all of our graduates to seek out and explore the variety of career options available in the field of Dance. Choreographers, Company Directors, Studio Owners, Dance Critics and Competition Director alike are invited to apply. We also have had graduates that specialize in Ballroom Dance and Belly Dance, amongst the other studio driven styles such as ballet, jazz, contemporary, lyrical and so on. We encourage dance teachers studying and teaching all genres of dance to apply!
Term 1 Start – Sept.9, 2019.
Term 2 Start – Dec. 1, 2019.
Term 3 Start – Mar 1, 2020.
The 3 parts of this program do not have to be completed back to back, they do not need to be completed in the same year and if you only want to complete PART 1, then that’s fine as well.
This program allows dance educators who have a packed teaching schedule throughout the year the opportunity to complete their Part 1 certification 100% ONLINE in 1 week.
This unique program has been designed for Dance Studio Owners or those aspiring to be. This 1 week is 100% online, and offered in the summer months only. This allows Studio Owners the freedom to maintain studio operations in full capacity throughout the dance season.