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2024 Summit Registration


To gift a membership:
1. Make a donation: $15 for students, $30 fory oung professionals, or $55 for professionals
2. Enter the first name, last name, and email of the individual you wish to gift membership to in the donation note section
3. PaDEO will process the membership and send the individual an email through ClubExpress on how to access their account.


Direct Path Dance Teacher Certification is a reality in Pennsylvania! The certification framework guidelines for colleges and universities to apply for offering dance P-12 licensure programs is up on the Pennsylvania Department of Education website. Congratulations to all who worked on this effort over the past 55 years. PaDEO is so grateful to all of you!

PA Dance Certification Guidelines

PaDEO Partnership with IABD

The Pennsylvania Dance Education Organization (PaDEO) and The International Association of Blacks in Dance (IABD) are proud to continue our collaborative efforts to support dance companies, dancers, and dance educators of color in the state of Pennsylvania. PaDEO is proud to offer no-cost membership to any member of IABD who lives or works in the state of Pennsylvania. To become a PaDEO member, CLICK HERE. Both organizations look forward to collaborating on providing opportunities for professional development, networking, equity and access in the dance field.


The Pennsylvania Dance Education Organization is a proud State Affiliate of the National Dance Education Organization