In 2016, NCDEO awarded the Lifetime Achievement to Jan Van Dyke at the first annual conference for her contributions to the dance community in North Carolina.

On a rotating basis, NCDEO will be giving out these awards at our conferences. Details to nominate a Dance Educator will be posted at a later date.

Award Categories:

  • Outstanding Leadership
  • Outstanding Dance Educator – Post Secondary
  • Outstanding Dance Researcher
  • Lifetime Achievement
  • Undergraduate Awards for NDEO conference
  • Graduate Awards for NDEO conference
  • K-12 Dance Educator Scholarship

For the 2019 Conference we will be accepting nominations for the K-12 Dance Educators.

View the Nomination Criteria
Nominate a K-12 Educator