Happenings in the Dance Division:
If you are interested in presenting at the 2014 PSAHPERD Convention in Champion, PA at the Seven Springs Resort, please contact the current Vice President of Dance, Mrs. Sarah Brown at sarahkbrown@yahoo.com


We hope to see everyone next year at the 2016 PSAHPERD Convention at Seven Springs Resort!
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PLEASE NOMINATE A DESERVING CANDIDATE FOR DANCE EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR

DANCE :

If you are interested in nominating a deserving professional for the K-12 Dance Teacher of the Year, please email Ashley Tait Weller, current Past Vice President. You can also click the NOMINATE at the top of the page.

We hope to hear from you!

2016 K-12 Dance Teacher of the Year


If you are interested in nominating a deserving professional for the University Dance Teacher of the Year, please email Ashley Tait Weller, current Past Vice President. You can also click the NOMINATE at the top of the page.

We hope to hear from you!


2016 University Dance Teacher of the Year


Vice President for Dance                    Lindsey Grove     
 

Contact: lindsey.r.grove@gmail.com 

Lindsey Grove will be graduating in May 2014 from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in Dance Arts and a B.S.Ed in Middle Level Education with a concentration in Mathematics.  She is a Provost Scholar and has received the 2013 Dean's Merit Scholarship for the College of Fine Arts.  Lindsey was also awarded the Patricia Lommock Dance Scholarship, as well as the Shelly G. Portman Dance Scholarship. She was a dancing member of the IUP Dance Theater Company for three years, and this is her second year as the Rehearsal Director/Assistant to the Director.  Lindsey's goal in education is to make dance a more accessible art form in the public schools.  She also plans to incorporate movement into her general education classroom.  Lindsey has presented her interdisciplinary instruction ideas at the 2012 PSAHPERD Convention, as well as the 2013 EDA Convention.  She recently attended the Arts in Education symposium in Harrisburg, where she sat on a panel regarding the importance of a Dance Endorsement for the state of Pennsylvania.

  Vice President-Elect for Dance

Meghan Wilson
 
Contact: mcw1235@sru.edu
 Past Vice President for Dance

Sarah Brown
 

Contact: sarahkaybrown@yahoo.com 

Sarah Brown is the daughter of Matthew and Ann Klinger of Athens, Pennsylvania. Sarah attended and graduated from Notre Dame High School in Elmira, NY in 2007. Sarah also attended and graduated  from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in December, 2012 with a Bachelors Degree in Biology Education with minors in Anthropology and Dance. While attending IUP, she became a member of the IUP Dance Theatre Company and completed her 21st year of dancing upon graduation. She is also a member of many off campus organizations including Pennsylvania State Education Association (PSEA), Pennsylvania Science Teachers Association (PSTA), and National Association for Biology Teachers (NABT). Sarah is also a member is National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), where she presented 'Learning Gains in the Science Classroom' at a National Convention in Hershey, PA. Sarah is also a member of Pennsylvania State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (PSAHPERD), where she is Vice-President Elect for Dance for the 2013 Convention. Preceding her is Vice-President Ashley Tait Weller and Vice-President Past, Joan E. Van Dyke for the 2013 Convention. In the future, Sarah hopes to continue her passion for dance, and combine movement and inquiry based lessons into her classrooms so that her students have a fun and hands-on way of learning science and science concepts.

 


 

Please email Lindsay Grove at lindsey.r.grove@gmail.com .com if you have articles, websites, or organizations you would like to put on this page for other Dance Educators and Professionals to view! 


Supporting organizations and publications in Dance pedagogy, science, and wellness-


PSAHPERD   Pennsylvania State Association of Health Physical Education Recreation and Dance
www.PSAHPERD.org
            official journal - Pennsylvania State JOHPERD


AAHPERD – NDA National Dance Association (American Alliance of Health Physical Education Recreation and Dance)
www.aahperd.org/nda
official journal - JOPHERD


IADMS International Association for Dance Medicine & Science
www.IADMS.org
            official journal – Journal of Dance Medicine & Science (free online publication)
            Bulletin for Teachers -  a practical collection of articles for the teacher/dancer (free online)


PAMA Performing Arts Medical Association
http://Artsmed.org
            official journal – Medical Problems of Performing Artists Journal

Dance Magazine also publishes some excellent valid issues (free online).


PSAHPERD
165 Arla Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15220
OFFICE: (412) 489-5608
CELL: (412) 952-8720
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The Pennsylvania State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Inc (PSAHPERD) is a non-profit (501 c 3) education association working to promote quality programs and provide professional development in the disciplines it represents. The PSAHPERD  is committed to the continual professional growth and development of its members,  the expansion and application of the knowledge base and pedagogical constructs, and the support of the professions that encourage active healthful lifestyles by all people in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

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