Dancewave Arts Educator Training

Strategies for Young Artist Citizens

Energize your teaching practice with new tools for engaging youth in the upcoming year! Grounded in proven effective practices designed to cultivate young artist citizens, this interactive two-day workshop uses the Dancewave Culture Model to explore holistic and effective approaches to whole-person development in diverse educational settings. Applicable to recent graduates, educators, and professionals seeking innovative techniques for working with youth.

  • Support Students’ Individuality and Ownership of Learning
  • Cultivate Leadership, Artistic Expression, and Wellness
  • Facilitate Effective/Affirmative Feedback
  • Integrate Restorative Practices
  • Measure Success through SEL Metrics


  • “[SYAC] shed light on how language is important to community building. Not only what you say, but how you say it, means a world of difference.”
  • “I had a revelation of the importance of placing responsibility back in students’ hands to ensure growth.”
    Tuesday, August 27 & Wednesday, August 28 | 9:00am-4:00pm
    Registration fee: $275 (Includes workshop, master classes, materials, breakfast and lunch)

    With funding this year from the National Endowment for the Arts, Dancewave will offer 4 full scholarships to select candidates:

  • 2 Department of Education Employees
  • 1 Newly Graduated Arts Education Student
  • 1 Community-based Youth Educator
  • To apply, send an email with your resume and a Letter of Interest to our Director of Outreach and Community Engagement.