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Teacher Dance

New York City, NY
May 26, 2020

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Mya A. King

Founding Dance Teacher After School Coordinator Grade Team Lead

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New York, New York 10026



Harlem Village Academies East Elementary, New York — Founding Dance Teacher

August 2015 - PRESENT

● Capable of cultivating a classroom culture centered around rigor, authenticity, and socioemotional development.

● Skilled in creating Dance curriculum for grades K-5 that fosters student independence and creativity while simultaneously fitting the needs of diverse learners.

● Masterfully producing annual showcases for each grade that highlighted student growth and achievement over the academic school year.


Harlem Village Academies East Elementary, New York — After School Coordinator

August 2019 - PRESENT

● While managing a team of seven facilitators I created logistical systems such as family interests forms, individualized after school schedules that ensured students attended two enrichment clubs of their choosing, club rosters, trackers for student attendance and collected and managed tuition payments.

● While teaching, managing a team and facilitating a club, I formed a Dance Company for students to develop their technical and artistic abilities. Students performed at a network level event. Harlem Village Academies East Elementary, New York — Co Curricular Grade Team Lead

August 2019 - PRESENT

● Currently serving as the Leadership Team’s liaison to the Co Curricular Team, I have created coverage plans for Co Curricular classes in lieu of absent teachers, facilitated weekly Professional Learning sessions geared around creating and maintaining team culture.

● Collaborating with the Director of Operations Interim Principal to ensure the growth and development of the Co CoCurricular Team. EDUCATION

The University of Illinois Urbana- Champaign, Illinois— BFA in Dance August 2010 - May 2014


Technically trained in Ballet,

Modern, Jazz, and Hip Hop

Ability to nurture and maintain

family and student


Generate positive workplace


Co-created and facilitated

monthly school wide

Community Circles surrounding

monthly values

Create student assessments

Create virtual dance curriculum


Washington Beverly


University of Illinois Urbana

Champaign FAA Talented

Student Award

Member of Phi Sigma Theta

National Honor Society

Dancer for In The Heights The

Movie by Lin Manuel Miranda



Novice Level Mandarin

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