NDEO's Online Professional Development Institute (OPDI) 
for Dance Education 

Announcing the Summer 2021 Semester
Now Open for Registration
Course Information
OPDI-105: Introduction to Dance Education Research (May 31 to August 22, 2021)
Professor: Dr. Doug Risner; Tuition $520; 3 NDEO-endorsed CEUs; 12 weeks
 
OPDI-112: Implementing the National Core Arts Standards (NCAS) in Dance
(May 31 to August 22, 2021) Professors: Susan McGreevy-Nichols and Marty Sprague; Tuition $520; 3 NDEO-Endorsed CEUs; 12 weeks
 
OPDI-114: Teaching Dance to Students with Disabilities (May 31 to August 22, 2021)
Professor: Sandra Stratton-Gonzalez; Tuition $520; 3 NDEO-endorsed CEUs; 12 weeks
 
OPDI-118: Dance Education Laboratory (DEL) Essentials (May 31 to August 22, 2021)
Professor: Ann Biddle; Tuition $520; 3 NDEO-endorsed CEUs; 12 weeks
OPDI –M2: Elements of Dance (June 14 to July 11 2021)
Professor: Patricia Cohen; Tuition $200; 1 NDEO-endorsed CEU; 4 weeks
 
OPDI-M20: Integrating Social Emotional Learning (SEL) into Dance Curriculum (June 14 to July 25, 2021) Professor: Margot Toppen; Tuition $295; 1.5 NDEO-Endorsed CEUs; 6 weeks
 
OPDI-M21: Building an Online Dance Course: Process, Product and Student Engagement (June 14 to July 25, 2021) Professor: Robin Kish and Beth Megill; Tuition $295; 1.5 NDEO-Endorsed CEUs; 6 weeks
 
~~NEW~~OPDI-M23: Creating an Ethics and Pedagogy of Teaching with(out) Touch (June 14 to July 25, 2021) Professor: Nicole Perry; Tuition $295; 1.5 NDEO-Endorsed CEUs; 6 weeks
OPDI-120: Music Theory and Applications for the Dance Teacher (July 12 to October 3, 2021) Professor: Jon Anderson; Tuition $520; 3 NDEO-Endorsed CEUs; 12 weeks
 
OPDI-M7: Ballet Theory and Composition (July 12 to August 22, 2021)
Professor: Lori Provost; Tuition $295; 1.5 NDEO-Endorsed CEUs; 6 weeks
 
OPDI-M13: Modern Dance Theory and Composition (July 12 to August 22, 2021)
Professor: Marty Sprague; Tuition $295; 1.5 NDEO-Endorsed CEUs; 6 weeks
 
OPDI-M22: Using Dance Pedagogic Content Knowledge (PCK) to Drive Programmatic and Self Growth (July 12 to September 5, 2021) Professors: Dr. Elizabeth McPherson & Dr. Dale Schmid; Tuition $350; 2 NDEO-endorsed CEUs; 8 weeks
Steps to Secure your Spot in a Course
  1. Complete the OPDI application at www.ndeo.org/opdiapply if you are not a current OPDI student or have not previously completed the application.
  2. Sign-Up for an NDEO Membership (if you are not already a member) at www.ndeo.org/membertypes
  3. Register and Pay for your first course this coming Summer 2021.

Once you have applied to OPDI.......
How to Register for a Course

Log into your NDEO member account at www.ndeo.org  and proceed to the drop down menu under your name in the top right corner, then click on the Profile link. Once in your Member Profile click on the Access OPDI link to find all the Summer 2021 courses that are open for enrollment. Click on the Enroll icon and proceed to register and pay for the course with a credit card or Paypal.


Questions? Email opdi@ndeo.org.

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Photo by Lucy Villeneuve. Courtesy of The Movement Project.