Chris has taught children and adults for 34 years. He received his B.S. in Elementary Education/Special Education from
Brigham Young Univeristy and has a Masters Degree in Educa- tional Psychology (Gifted and Talented) from BYU.
He has been teaching dance (along with everything else) to chil- dren every day for the past 14 years. Chris has taught dance workshops for the Utah State Office of Education and has co- taught with Marilyn Berrett in Brazil at the daCi World Confer-
ence. Chris was a keynote presenter at the Fall Networking Arts Conference in Ogden, Utah and was a co-presenter in a panel and lecture demonstration (with Marilyn Berrett and Julie Ah-
lander) at the 2003 National dance Education Organization con- ference in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He also co-presented a paper with Marilyn Berrett at the 2006 NDEO conference in Long Beach, California.
Chris is a proud graduate of Anne Green Gilbert’s Summer Dance Institute in Seattle. He loves giving children the oppor- tunity to express their creativity through dance. In 2012 Chris received the Governor’s Leadership in the Arts Award for Edu-