In 2006, Dancing Classrooms began expanding throughout the US and internationally to more than 25 locations.

Dr. Lois Habtes speaks with Rodney Lopez about the academic improvement her fifth graders experienced as a result of the Dancing Classrooms program and shares some of the data to support this claim. She also relates the social and emotional impact Dancing Classrooms has had on her students.

In this installment of Dancing Principals, Rodney Lopez talks with Akosua Watts, principal of the Chester Charter School for the Arts. She discusses why she continues to work with Dancing Classrooms year after year and how the program affects her students’ social, emotional and academic learning.