About Assistant Teachers Program

Become An ADAPT Certified Assistant Teacher

This course is designed to help students understand the responsibilities of a good dance teacher’s assistant as well as what they should expect from the dance studio in terms of compensation, training and job satisfaction.

The faculty will talk about different age ranges, different types of classroom activities and responsibilities in a dance class. They will also give A.T.P. students a chance to actively assist, observe others assisting, give feedback, and receive feedback. Additionally, A.T.P. students are offered dance classes at their level to enhance their personal training.

At the end of the course, each participant receives a certificate of completion presented during ADAPT T.T.S. with their peers and the T.T.S. participants present to applaud their efforts.

2019 A.T.P. Schedule

9:00AM - 10:00AM : Welcome & Introductions

10:00AM - 11:00AM : Assistant Responsibilities & Assisting Pre-School Dance Classes

11:00AM - 11:15AM : BREAK

11:15AM - 12:00PM : Advanced Dance Class

12:00PM - 1:00PM : LUNCH

1:00PM - 2:00PM : Work with Miss Patricia & children- Observe how to be a good assistant and then join in.

2:00PM - 3:00PM : Finish Pre-School Activities

3:00PM - 3:15PM : BREAK

3:15PM - 4:00PM : Advanced Dance Class

4:00PM - 4:30PM : Receive Homework & Ask Questions

9:00AM - 10:00AM : Homework Discussion, Assisting Junior Classes, Competitive vs Non Competitive Classes

10:00AM - 11:00AM : Work with children

11:00AM - 11:15AM : BREAK

11:15AM - 12:00PM : Advanced Dance Class

12:00PM - 1:00PM : LUNCH

1:00PM - 2:00PM : Basic Steps- Skipping, Marching, Galloping, etc...

2:00PM - 3:00PM : Finish Discussion of Junior Work

3:00PM - 3:15:00PM : BREAK

3:15PM - 4:00PM : Advanced Dance Class

4:00PM - 4:30:00PM : Receive Homework & Ask Questions

9:00AM-10:00AM : Homework Discussion, Assisting Teens & Peers

10:00AM-11:00AM : Basic Technique Class, Introduction of Barre & Syllabus material

11:00AM-11:15AM : BREAK

11:15AM-12:00PM : Advanced Dance Class

12:00AM-1:00PM : LUNCH

1:00AM-2:00PM : Finish Discussion, Q&A

2:00AM-2:15PM : BREAK

2:15:00AM-3:00PM : Advanced Dance Class

3:00PM : Graduation Presentation

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