CSM Program Information


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Certified Student Members are the latest edition to the SADM membership opportunities. If you are a student age 16 or 17 and are actively engaged as a dance teacher or assistant teacher with at least two years of prior experience, you may be qualified to join!

Check out the benefits and advantages to becoming a Certified Student Member:

  • Performance opportunities at SADM conventions
  • Ability to take classes in either the Teacher Room or Senior Room at SADM conventions
  • Potential opportunities to assist convention faculty upon request
  • Eligibility for memorial scholarships offered by SADM
  • Exclusive meetings and events during SADM conventions
  • Specific CSM T-shirts
  • Opportunity to earn voting privileges upon turning 18 and being obligated into the SADM general membership*

NOTE: In order to receive Active Member status, a CSM must be obligated within one year following his/her 18th birthday. If they do not comply, they must be re-tested for active membership. 

Certified Student members have special meetings at each SADM convention. They also receive an exclusive t-shirt. At SADM conventions, certified student members have the opportunity to perform at convention events.

If you have questions on the CSM program, please contact Anna Washko.