The NDEO Student Chapter provides students interested in dance and dance arts education the chance to: Implement mentorship programs with incoming freshmen or local high school-aged students interested in dance and dance education. Administer the National Honor Society for Dance Arts program. Sponsor guest teaching artists and other activities for members. Make connections with the community organizations to offer dance workshops or classes. Raise money to benefit local dance charity programs. Organize advocacy efforts for dance education within the college and city/state level. Host networking events with the NDEO state affiliate and other professional organizations. Prepare and submit a proposal to present at the annual NDEO National ·Conference. The organization also affords students the opportunity to enter into a continuous dialogue about the current state of dance arts education and the pressing issues pertinent to the field of dance. The Student Chapter will strengthen the growing web among students enrolled in all dance program tracks, providing a forum for intellectual and creative exchange.