MEGAN SCHROEDER

B.F.A. Hons., B. Ed., OCT, Hons. Spec. Dance

Megan Schroeder is a Dance Educator with the Toronto District School Board. For the last 11 years, she has been employed by Claude Watson School for the Arts where she teaches Dance to grade 4 – 8 students. In addition to receiving her undergraduate degree in Dance from York, she also received her Junior/Intermediate teaching qualifications from YU’s Faculty of Ed. in the specialized Fine Arts division. After completing her Honors Specialist in Dance at York University in 2007, Megan has gone on to take an active role in Professional Dance, and Dance Education initiatives across the province.  She currently sits on the Board of Directors for Little Pear Garden Collective, as well as the Executive committee for the Pulse Ontario Youth Dance Conference. She has also been involved in curriculum reform, and has taken the lead on various writing projects for the Ministry of Education. These experiences have ignited her passion for providing professional development opportunities to Ontario Certified Teachers in order to help increase the presence of quality dance education in our province’s schools.