An affordable dance educator networking program that promotes positivity and camaraderie. Membership is open to all dance educators, studio, scholastic and after school specialists.

Our Mission

To assist in a member’s growth personally and professionally, improve subject genre curricula and promote positivity and camaraderie in a dance education culture.


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SKILLS Sport-Dance Games™


SKILLS Sport-Dance Games™ is a unique type of dance event for “dance teams only” studio, school, and enrichment programs, judges credentialed by test to adjudicate, 3 sections of play, a rubric based score system, developed by Jann Davis, a studio dance competition pioneer and dance educator for the dance studio industry.


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The Dance Teacher’s Notebook Volume One Early Childhood Edition PK-Grade 2

Holiday Sale 12.5.19-12.8.19


Table Of Contents

  • Understanding The Backwards By Design Concept

  • Establishing A Unit’s Learning Objectives

  • How To Create PK-Grade 2 Weekly Lesson Plans

  • Mentoring Your Faculty For Instruction

  • Choreography By Design® 101 For PK To Grade 2

  • The Why And How Of Mini-Vent ® Performances

  • Designing Day-Care Dance Mobile Programs 

  • Sample Unit Plans


Modifiable Forms

  • Educator’s Weekly Lesson Plan Worksheet

  • Parent Program Evaluation

  • Studio Owner Faculty Evaluation

  • Social Media Images Separate Graphics File

  • Unit Plan Design Worksheets


Our programs utilize the “backwards by design” methodology, a practice many millennial parents prefer. Skill set rubrics created for specific age groups that answer the parental question “what will my child learn this year”. Each program is designed to help facilities increase enrollment, offer an alternative or addition to dance competitions, and a safe space for instructor camaraderie.

Members of DANCE STUDIO UNION receive a SPECIAL EDITION of the Dance Teacher’s Notebook PK-Grade 2, filled with ideas on creating and managing 10-week sessions, including year-round enrollment marketing, EXPECTATIONS For Dance Frameworks®, and Mini-Vents® Recitals for age 8 & Under.

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Jann Davis is a dance education consultant, assisting dance educators, facility owners, and enrichment program directors organize their dance classrooms, creating benchmarks, lesson plans, assessments, curriculum and classroom management strategies.


​The Jann Davis Dance Center, with three locations in MA Canton, Easton, and Westwood, was one of the first competitive facilities in the Southeastern MA Tri-Town area with students receiving multiple overall high scores, grand champions, and title awards including America's Miss Dance.


Ms. Davis is an early dance competition owner, who created the ORIGINAL adjudicated concept of scoring studio dance competitions, each participant receives a medal based on their score, for her competition AMERICAN DANCE INVITATIONAL in 1977, now used globally by almost every studio dance competition.


View Jann's Resume Here

Company Information:

Phone: 781-742-3173


Location: Canton, MA 02021

Office Hours: M-F 9:00 am-4:00 pm est

                          SA 8:30 am-2:00 pm

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