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Region 9-Visual and Performing Arts, Dance

Feb. 7, 2022 2:00pm to 4:00pm

This California Preschool Instructional Network workshop demonstrates that dance and movement are an inherent part of life. Dance is an elemental human experience and a means of expression. Dance provides opportunities for rich cultural celebration, with music and dance from the childn's cultural traditions at home. The Dance Strand is part of the Visual and Permorming Art Domain of the California Preschool Learning Foundations and Framework Vol. 2.

Participants will:

  • Become aware how dance can serve a varieyt of learning purposes
  • Refer to the elements of dance
  • Explore how to include dual language learners and children with special needs in dance actiivities

Level: Introductory
Audience: Teaching/Administrator/Leadership Staff
Age Range:  Preschool and Transitional Kindergarten

This training has been developed to support learning through active engagement. To receive credit for attendance, please note it will be expected of you to participate in any of the following that may take place throughout the training: breakout rooms, chat box responses, polls, and verbal discussions. Though camera access is not required, we highly encourage you to utilize your camera, if possible. Please do not attempt to participate in a Zoom meeting while driving. We trust that you will take necessary breaks if needed but count on your participation to enrich the learning environment.

Workforce Registry Information: To receive professional development hours, participants will be required to have their CA ECE Workforce Registry number. This 9-digit number beginning with 100-xxx-xxx is required for registering for any of our SDQPI learning events. Participants can access the Workforce Registry website to obtain their ID number. This one-time step must be completed prior to your first professional development event. Please visit for details.

To register for this professional development workshop, click on the following OMS link:

Location Name: 
Virtual Workshop
Kelly Slocum