Dance Council


The Council is responsible for the ongoing professional development of members who are involved in dance programs and dance curriculum.


  1. Determine the top needs of professionals in the Council's area of expertise.
  2. Develop an annual professional development plan.
  3. Plan programming for the state conference. Solicit presenters and ensure presentation proposals are submitted on time.
  4. Plan and implement professional development opportunities outside of the state conference as appropriate.
  5. Contribute articles for publication in Association communications.
  6. Maintain a current and robust set of professional development resources on the Council's dedicated page on the Association's web site.
  7. Nominate a slate of award candidates in the Council's area of expertise.



Committee Members

Name Twitter Handle Organization Role (term ends)
Rachel Swinford@rock_e_topIUPUIChair
LeAnn HaggardRetiredMember
Teresa McCulloughIndiana State UniversityMember
Kalie McKinleyAssumption High SchoolMember
Gary SandersSaint Joseph's CollegeMember
Annie VassarCrown PointMember
Gary Lemke@lemkeInteractive PESponsor
For more information, contact:     Rachel Swinford