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Secondary Dance

Office of Music and Dance Education

MISSION Male dancer lifting a female dancer
The mission of the dance education program is to provide quality performance-based instruction with experiences that include perception and response activities with movement, historical, social, and cultural dance forms, creative expression and production, aesthetics, and personal development for a successful lifetime.

VISION 
We will have students who are artistically educated through dance, who have developed and acquired movement, observation, communication, behavioral, and thinking skills to meet the increasing challenges of life in the 21st century.

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We believe all students will learn and achieve. We believe that our vision for a student who is artistically educated in dance requires:

  • a certified dance teacher in every program.
  • a curriculum in dance education based on national, state, and local standards.
  • adequate staffing, equipment and supplies, facilities, planning and teaching time to deliver the program.
  • professional support from content specialists, curriculum development,Ensemble of dancers stretching arms principals, and school leaders.
  • shared accountability among teachers, principals, and central office personnel.
  • support from communities, parents, and teachers who recognize and understand the value of an arts and movement education in overall student achievement.

PROGRAMS

LEVEL SCHOOL NAME CONTACT PERSON PHONE NUMBER
Middle Schools: Deep Creek Middle School Alexa Saunders 410-887-0112
Deer Park Middle Magnet School Kendra Smith 410-887-0726
Pikesville Middle School Stephanie Crockett 410-887-1207
Stemmers Run Middle School Laura Eburg 410-887-0177
Southwest Academy Karma Sewell-Carpenter 410-887-0825
Sudbrook Magnet Middle School Fleur Colimore 410-887-6720
Windsor Mill Middle School Nikka Campbell 410-887-0618
High Schools: Dulaney High School Deborah McWilliams 410-887-7633
  Dundalk High School Rachel Nelson
410-887-7023
  Franklin High School Angela Mathis 410-887-1119
  George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology Maria Royals 410-887-2845
  Hereford High School Erin Norton 410-887-1905
  Lansdowne High School Sharon Murray 410-887-1415
  Milford Mill Academy Christen Douglass 410-887-0660
  New Town High School Katie Duncan 410-887-1614
  Overlea High School Lisa Duggan-Lee 410-887-5241
  Owings Mills High School Christina Collins 410-887-1700
  Parkville High School Meghan Bulls 410-887-5257
  Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts Claire Sweet 410-887-7060
  Perry Hall High School Sarah Soule 410-887-5108

 


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