What is Online Dance Teacher Certification?
A 54 question exam you complete online requiring a knowledge of some basic ballet terminology, beginning tap dance skills, dance studio business acumen and the skills required to conduct yourself as a dignified, responsible and informed instructor of
dance students at any age from beginning to advanced level students.
You, as a responsible instructor should have all of your childhood clearances and a
background check in place before you begin your dance teaching career.
All of our applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have at least 2 years of Dance Teaching experience or experience as a Professional Dance Instructor's assistant.
Dance Teacher Certification is:
A way to gain the recognition and certification you deserve from Dance & Gym USA®
A standards compliant dance instructor or dance
studio owner gives students and families quality assurance and peace of mind. Let your clients refer to KidsDanceClasses.com to find basic dance class information (what to expect from your child's dance classes) and to find your recommended listing.
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Please note: After placing your order, it typically takes between 24-48 hours for you to receive the link to the exam and / or the study guide and free dance booklets, since your order is processed and registered in our home office. After you have completed and submitted your exam, please allow 10 days to 2 weeks for your exam and certification results to be delivered to you via email. Your Certificate will be to you delivered as a downloadable pdf attachement. You can print as many copies as you need for your purposes. ( We no longer mail hard copies of certificates via smail mail as of December, 2012.) If you have any questions regarding your order, please contact us at DanceandGym@zoominternet.net.
Call or text: 724-712-9272
Why become certified?
To give your students and their families the confidence in you that they need and want.
Let them understand that you are a responsible dance instructor and/or business owner with proven credentials who is dedicated to creating a positive experience for their students and families. Some insurance companies are requiring certification and are offering discounts to dance instructors who have become certified here by DanceTeacherCertification.com
What does the exam consist of?
The exam consists of 54 questions and is primarily a multiple choice test, but your
comments and essay questions will count towards your total score.
You must get an overall score of 90% or better to become recognized, certified and accepted by Dance & Gym USA®.
Any additional background information you provide including your levels of technical training and teaching experience will also count towards your final evaluation. You can include this information along with your philosophy of teaching.
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Dance Certification Exam Page
Upon your acceptance and our approval, you will receive a full color, numbered downloadable certificate via email, an acceptance letter, free tips for dance teachers and a listing on 3 of our companion websites:
as well as a listing right here on DanceTeacherCertification.com on our
Certified Dance Teachers page.
NEW! When you pass the exam and are notified of your acceptance, you will receive a downloadable full color numbered copy of your certificate which you can print out immediately for display and for your records. We will also email you an official letter of acceptance and a copy of our "Free Tips for Dance Teachers."
Dance & Gym USA®
Your exam will be evaluated and the results will be emailed to you along with
a free copy of "Free Tips for Dance Teachers".
You will receive a downloadable copy of a full color numbered certificate, so you can print out and display your certificate immediately upon your acceptance.
There is a fee involved for the testing service and evaluation.
A Dance Teacher Certification Study Guide A-Z is also available for an additional fee.
Standards Compliant Members:
The examination fee for our standards compliant exam is 129.99 (lifetime fee).
There are no renewal fees or additional fees required after you have taken the exam and have been approved and accepted as a Certified Member of Dance & Gym USA.
The online exam consists of an evalution of your experience and qualifications, and
completion of the written exam.
All candidates must have clearances as a qualification for teaching and/or working with children or minors. It is up to you to research and acquire these clearances and make them available as required for your students and their parents. Dance & Gym USA and all of its affiliated websites including DanceTeacherCertification.com accepts no responsibility for any liability or implied representation for any liability or claims of any nature or origination from any of its applicants and / or members.
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Dance Teacher Certification Exam, Study Guide and Free Booklets. Price: $149.99
Dance Teacher Certification Exam Link. Price: $129.99
Dance Teacher Certification Study Guide A-Z. Price: 39.99
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When we receive receipt of your payment, we will email you a link to your exam, the exam and the study guide, or the study guide....whichever you have selected. Please allow 24-48 hours for the link and/or your study guide materials to be emailed to you.
YOU MUST PROVIDE AN ANSWER TO ALL OF THE QUESTIONS ON THE EXAM AND YOU MUST PROVIDE COMMENTS FOR ALL QUESTIONS ASKING FOR COMMENTS. IF YOU NEGLECT TO PROVIDE COMMENTS, WE WILL NOT EVALUATE YOUR EXAM AND YOU WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. IF YOU WANT TO RE-SUBMIT YOUR EXAM, YOU WILL BE INVOICED $50.00 TO RE-APPLY. PLEASE BE SURE YOU PROVIDE A RESPONSE FOR EVERY QUESTION ON THE EXAM.
We will give you an opportunity to re-submit a response for any wrong answers, but we will not evaluate incomplete exams that have not included comments.
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or you can just click on the link on this page.
We will email the link to the test to you.
Once you have completed the exam, please allow approximately 10 days to receive your results from us. When you are notified of your acceptance, you will receive a full color downloadable certificate in a .pdf format which you can print out and display immediately. You will also receive an official letter of acceptance and a copy of our
"Free Tips for Dance Teachers."
Who is Dance & Gym USA®?
Founded in 1982 by Kathleen Bazzano, Dance & Gym USA is a dance studio and dance teacher training center. Ms. Bazzano holds a bachelors and masters degree in dance performance and has over 35 years of teaching experience, teaching at college levels, professional levels, elementary levels and recreational levels. There are no state, national or international standards required for dance studio compliance at this time. This is why Ms. Bazzano feels so strongly that testing is necessary, and she has made it affordable for all dance instructors and dance studio owners. Strict adherence to the testing will apply and all applicants will be carefully screened.
Take the exam, pass the exam....become a member of Dance & Gym USA, and when your parents ask you the somewhat awkward question.....Are You Certified? Answer Yes!