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NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY FOR DANCE ARTS
CHAPTER SPONSOR HANDBOOK
COLLEGIATE PROGRAM

Induction Rubric


Each student should submit a completed rubric directly to their Chapter Sponsor when applying for Induction and Graduation with Honors. Download the NHSDA Collegiate Program Rubrics for Induction and Graduation with Honors.

Induction Rubric

 

Induction Criteria

Credits Earned toward Induction

Participation Points

  • To qualify for induction at the Collegiate Program level, a student must earn 45 points across all three strands (Artistic Merit, Leadership, and Academic Achievement) and from at least 6 of the 10 categories listed in the Collegiate National Point System.


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


# of Points Earned = _________


Character Reference

  • Demonstration of: self-motivation, respect for self and others, tolerance, resourcefulness, collaborative nature and team effort, creative spirit to solve problems, and willingness to help others as needed or possible.

  • The Chapter Sponsor, designated NHSDA Chapter officer or other dance professor familiar with the student should evaluate the student's demonstration of the above qualities on the basis of observation during classes, rehearsals, and other dance program activities both inside and outside of school.

  • 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

  • A minimum 3.5 Overall GPA

OR

  • A minimum of 3.5 GPA in Dance Technique and Dance-related courses. In the case of dance majors, the Chapter Sponsor may include all coursework in the major. Dance-related courses can include Dance History, Pedagogy, Choreography, Anatomy, Dance Notation, etc.


Enter the student's GPA to date:

GPA = __________


GPA Type (circle one):

Overall

Dance Only
 Is a Current NDEO Student Member  Yes        No

Graduation with Honors


Graduation with Honors Criteria

Credits Earned

Participation Points

  • To "graduate with NHSDA honors" the student must earn an additional 15 points their senior or graduating year in school. They must have already earned 45 points and have been previously inducted into the school's NHSDA Chapter.


Using the NHSDA Point System Guidelines, enter the number of points earned:


# of Points Earned = _________


Character Reference

  • Affirms the qualities observed in Induction PLUS expansion to be more inclusive of group and society demonstrating one's ability to: motivate others, offer thoughtful solutions that unite rather than divide, exercise judicious behavior in communications, engage in team-building, offer creative paths to new directions, encourage others to lead, and develop tangible personal and professional responsibilities to dance (as an interest, profession, or life-long learning experience) at local, state, and national levels.

  • The Chapter Sponsor, designated NHSDA Chapter officer, or other dance professor familiar with the student should evaluate the student's demonstration of the above qualities on the basis of observation during classes, rehearsals, and other dance activities both inside and outside of school.


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


Excellent

Above Average

Average

Fair

Poor


GPA

  • A minimum 3.5 Overall GPA

OR

  • A minimum of 3.5 GPA in Dance Technique and Dance-related courses. In the case of dance majors, the Chapter Sponsor may include all coursework in the major. Dance-related courses can include Dance History, Pedagogy, Choreography, Anatomy, Dance Notation, etc.

Enter the student's GPA to date:

GPA = __________


GPA Type (circle one):

Overall

Dance Only


 Essay – Statement of Purpose
  • The student has submitted a 500-1,000 word essay to their Chapter Sponsor detailing their future career plans and how their education, the NHSDA honor and NDEO has impacted their life choices and overall success, or an equivalent essay from a senior thesis, Capstone exit writing, or other major project. Type of essay is at the Chapter Sponsor's discretion.
 Received:

 Yes      No
Has continued to hold a current NDEO Student Membership since induction into the NHSDA Collegiate Program  
 Yes     No

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.