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Olivia Mode-Cater EdM is an industry leader in dance education and dance entrepreneurship, having presented on these topics on a national and international level. Olivia’s work draws on her experiences as a veteran dance educator in all teaching settings: higher education, PK-12 schools, and studios. She is the Founder and CEO of Dance ED Tips and proudly joined the DanceStudio-Pro team in 2021 as the Sr. Marketing Manager.

Olivia is passionate about supporting and guiding this generation of dance teachers. Her mission is to give practical solutions to common classroom problems so that dance teachers can excel. She carries out this mission not only at Dance ED Tips, but also at Hofstra University where she is Director of Dance Education and at regional and national conferences such as, NJAHPERD, NJ Charter Schools Conference, and National Dance Education Organization Conference, where she gives presentations on a variety of dance education topics.

Olivia believes that effective teaching strategies should be shared to combat the isolation that dance teachers often feel. Olivia does this through the products and services offered by Dance ED Tips, as well as contributing to other publications, such as Dance Studio Life Magazine,, and the Business of Dance Podcast.

Olivia is committed to creating a community of dance teachers that supports one another and hopes that you will join us for our next online course or workshop!