Thanks to the support of our funders, Luna is honored to offer a series of free consultations, community events, and library hours each year. We also provide professional discounts for Dancers’ Group & NDEO/CDEA members, and 20-50% discounts for full-time students. Limited tuition assistance is available for our workshops and courses through a generous contribution from the Bert May Memorial Fund. Contact PL@lunadanceinstitute.org for details on discounts and tuition assistance.
For professional development for California-based artists, and arts organizations in the Bay Area (San Francisco & San Jose)
For professional development for emerging leaders in California non-profits
For public school teachers & therapists in Alameda & Contra Costa Counties
For K-8 public school teachers in the peninsula school districts: Alum Rock, Belmont, Cabrillo, East Palo Alto, Franklin/McKinley, Menlo Park, Mountain View/Whisman, Pescadero, Redwood City, San Carlos
For active NEA members who are practicing K-12 public school teachers, education support professionals, or higher education faculty and staff at public colleges and universities
For California-based nonprofit arts organizations, local arts agencies, or arts-based units of government sending individuals to professional development opportunities.
Professional development grants for those working in Oakland public schools or programs
2-year fellowships for teaching artists
For educators teaching the arts to children with special needs
For US-based full-time K-12 teachers
For Arizona artists, arts educators and arts administrators
For Washington State teaching artists
Do you know of others? Contact PL@lunadanceinstitute.org and we’ll add them to the list.
Talk with Us About Funding
We also encourage you to approach your directors and administrators, whose schools, studios and organizations will benefit from your advanced training, and request funding. As you advocate for your own professional development, you are also advocating for the field of dance education. Need a little support in speaking with your employer? Sign up for a free consult! We want to help you make your own growth possible.