Provide leadership development opportunities for dance educators to conduct sessions at the NC SHAPE Convention and other special continuing education programs.
Network and advocate with other arts agencies at the state legislative level to implement strong dance/arts education programs based on the NC Standards for Arts Education and National Standards for Arts Education.
Provide continuing education opportunities via the NC SHAPE Convention.
Stay current of resources in dance curriculum and program development including professional development, teacher preparation, technology, education, medicine, science, somatics, and performance.
Increase membership and financial resources to enhance strong DANCE programs.
Initiate and model professional practices that promote creative healthy lifestyles through dance curricula, programs, and workshops.
Collaborate with other Alliance structures and external partnerships to promote the mission of the Dance Association for North Carolina Educator
The Alliance partners with other organizations that have common goals and interests. We encourage you to support their work as well as ours as together we strive to create a healthier, more creative, and active North Carolina.
NCAAHPERD-SM is a 501(C)(3) not for profit organization of athletics, health, physical education, recreation, and dance professionals whose mission is "To provide advocacy, professional development, and unity for health, physical education, recreation, dance, and athletics professionals and students in order to enhance and promote the health of North Carolinians. Our vision is to be the leading organization promoting and supporting a healthier, more creative, and active North Carolina."