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NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY FOR DANCE ARTS
CHAPTER SPONSOR HANDBOOK
JUNIOR/SECONDARY PROGRAM

NHSDA Induction Rubric


Each student should submit a completed rubric directly to their Chapter Sponsor when applying for induction. Download the NHSDA Junior/Secondary induction rubric.

Junior Program Induction Rubric

 

Induction Criteria

Credits Earned toward Induction

Participation Points


  • To qualify for induction at the Junior Program level, a student must earn 15 points, at least 10 of which should be earned while participating in dance activities within the program of the chapter site.At the sponsor’s discretion, a student may earn up to 5 points while participating in community dance activities or other activities in the performing arts outside of the chapter program.


Using the NHSDA Point System Guidelines, enter the number of points the student has been awarded to date.




# of Points Earned = _________


Character Points

  • Demonstration of collaborative teamwork, motivation, and leadership

  • The Chapter Sponsor should evaluate the student’s demonstration of the above qualities on the basis of observation during classes, rehearsals and other dance program activities, as well as demonstrated leadership (e.g., serving as a dance team or club officer, participation in dance program service projects)

  • A minimum “Above Average” rating in this category is required for induction


After reviewing the student’s performance, rate the student according to the following scale:


Excellent

Above Average

Average

Fair

Poor



GPA

  • The Chapter Sponsor will determine the minimum GPA for induction but it will not be below a 3.0

  • Can use either Dance course only GPA or overall cumulative GPA.

  • Optional: choose a GPA that matches or is competitive with other honor societies in your school.NDEO recommends a minimum of 3.2.



GPA = __________


Secondary Program Induction Rubric


Induction Criteria

Credits Earned toward Induction

Participation Points


  • To qualify for induction at the Secondary Program level, a student must earn 30 points, at least 20 of which should be earned while participating in dance activities within the program of the chapter site.At the sponsor’s discretion, a student may earn up to 10 points while participating in community dance activities or other activities in the performing arts outside of the chapter program.


Using the NHSDA Point System Guidelines, enter the number of points the student has been awarded to date.




# of Points Earned = _________


Character Points

  • Demonstration of collaborative teamwork, motivation, and leadership

  • The Chapter Sponsor should evaluate the student’s demonstration of the above qualities on the basis of observation during classes, rehearsals and other dance program activities, as well as demonstrated leadership (e.g., serving as a dance team or club officer, participation in dance program service projects)

  • A minimum “Above Average” rating in this category is required for induction


After reviewing the student’s performance, rate the student according to the following scale:


Excellent

Above Average

Average

Fair

Poor



GPA

  • The Chapter Sponsor will determine the minimum GPA for induction but it will not be below a 3.0

  • Can use either Dance course only GPA or overall cumulative GPA.

  • Optional: choose a GPA that matches or is competitive with other honor societies in your school.NDEO recommends a minimum of 3.2.



GPA = __________



Chapter Sponsors should keep these forms for their own files, as well as documentation of all points. Induction rubrics do NOT need to be turned in to NDEO.