Updated (July 2011) CD-handbook series now available as a combo set. Included: Faculty and Staff Handbook, Student and Parent Handbook, Intensive Dancer Handbook, and Recital Handbook. All completely customizable (in Microsoft Word doc format).
Faculty and Staff Handbook
Social networking, compensation for teachers and administrative employees, appropriate teacher/staff-student relationships, appropriate teacher/staff-parent relationships, use of studio equipment and space, setting a good example, choreography ownership, confidentiality, positive relations with other schools and teachers, teaching at other schools, attendance at performances and competitions, camaraderie among faculty and staff, equal treatment for all students regardless of skill level, maintaining classroom enthusiasm, creating a positive classroom atmosphere and much more!
Student & Parent Handbook
Class placement, parental support, commitment, dress code, tuition payments, costume deposits, class observation, student discipline, makeup classes, termination of enrollment, special section for preschool parents, parent-teacher meetings, using social media in regard to the dance school, positive relations with other schools and teachers, dancewear purchasing options and much more!
Intensive Dancer Handbook
Commitment to class, rehearsals, and choreography sessions, competition etiquette, cash scholarship distribution, competition entry fees and service charges, respect for teachers and choreographers, for parents: understanding dance education, class or choreography placement, school image, using social media in regard to the dance school, tuition and expense policy, competitions: not just about winning, costume deposits and payment, independent entries, summer program, fund-raising and much more!
The commitment, costume deposits and payment schedule, sizing, distribution, and care of costumes, tights, shoes, hair, and makeup, dress rehearsal, finale, performance arrival and dismissal, photography and video, auditorium rules, planning tips for parents, class moms, yearbook or program, specs and rate card for program advertisements and much more!