NEW NATIONAL CATEGORY.
The award ceremony will be an annual gala event.
The awards event will be managed by the foundation members and an advisory group of dance teachers from a broad range of systems and sectors appointed by the foundation members.
The foundation and advisory group will set the selection criteria and manage shortlisted nominees.
All short listed nominees will receive a digital certificate of distinction. National candidates do not have to attend the ceremony as we will have a live feed on our Facebook site.
How do you nominate for your special teacher?
Before you nominate your special dance teacher, check that they:
Have taught in Australia for a minimum of 3 years.
Have chosen this profession as their main occupation and vocation
Have a teaching qualification/instructors certificate/certificate to teach your dance genre/ in dance or related physical fitness. At least a minimum ‘student teacher certificate’ in dance/physical fitness.
Have agreed to be nominated.
Please tell us in minimum 150 words why this person has been inspiring and excellent. This testimony can be written or audio or video format.
Include in your testimonial, examples of recent projects that they were involved in, such as :
creating special performances for a charity or an event,
inspiring teaching that has led you as a student to a greater level of improvement, confidence, and pursuit of excellence,
new ideas and syllabus
longevity of service – a special teacher that has given 20-40 years of their life to the profession.
excellent teaching/competition results that the students have received
dance as therapy and results
helping disadvantaged youth
teaching in remote and isolated areas
fundraising to help dancers with travel expenses for further training
curriculum and syllabus development
Your favourite dance teacher of any genre can be nominated many times!
Dance teachers can nominate themselves.
You must be 16 years and over to vote.
Make sure your teacher agrees to be nominated.
From the nominated list of teachers, the foundation group and advisory group will if appropriate create a shortlist.
Nominated teachers will be asked to include some additional information.
The overall winner of each category will receive a trophy.
Have fun nominating your awesome dance teacher across AUSTRALIA.
Deadline 30 September 2017.
NEW PEOPLE'S CHOICE
Your favourite dance teacher of any genre can be nominated many times from your community!