Celebrating the 2020/2021 Rhode Island Teachers & Educators of the Year

Feb 24, 2022


Welcome to Dance Factory, the platform dedicated to honoring and recognizing exceptional individuals in the field of performing arts. In this section, we are thrilled to celebrate the accomplishments of the 2020/2021 Rhode Island Teachers & Educators of the Year.

The Importance of Teachers & Educators

Teachers and educators play a vital role in shaping the lives of students. They inspire, guide, and empower learners to discover their inner talents and unleash their full potential. At Dance Factory, we understand the profound impact that educators have on young individuals interested in the arts. Through their dedication, creativity, and commitment, they create an environment where students can thrive.

Meet the Exceptional Rhode Island Teachers & Educators

Mrs. Elizabeth Matthews

Category: Performing Arts - Dance

Mrs. Elizabeth Matthews is an extraordinary dance teacher, recognized for her exceptional training methods and unwavering passion for the art form. With over 20 years of experience, she has been instrumental in shaping the careers of numerous aspiring dancers. Elizabeth's commitment to excellence and her ability to connect with her students on a personal level have won her respect and admiration from the dance community. Under her guidance, her students have achieved remarkable success in national and international competitions.

Mr. Jonathan Thompson

Category: Performing Arts - Drama

Mr. Jonathan Thompson is a remarkable drama teacher known for his innovative teaching techniques and ability to bring out the best in his students. With his contagious enthusiasm and expertise in theatrical arts, he has transformed the drama program at numerous schools. Many of Jonathan's students have gone on to pursue successful careers in acting, thanks to his guidance and mentorship.

Ms. Stephanie Johnson

Category: Performing Arts - Music

Ms. Stephanie Johnson is a truly inspiring music teacher who has left an indelible mark on the lives of her students. Her extraordinary ability to nurture musical talents and instill a love for music has made her an invaluable asset to the Rhode Island education system. Stephanie's dedication to her students goes beyond the classroom, as she actively supports their participation in local music festivals and encourages them to pursue their dreams in the field of music.

Celebrating Excellence and Impact

The Dance Factory is proud to shine a spotlight on these outstanding teachers and educators. Their commitment, expertise, and unwavering dedication to their craft have transformed the lives of countless students. Through their tireless efforts, they have instilled a love for the performing arts and empowered individuals to explore their creative potential.

Join Us in Celebrating

We invite you to join us in celebrating the exceptional achievements of the 2020/2021 Rhode Island Teachers & Educators of the Year. Their passion for education and commitment to fostering creativity and talent deserve recognition and applause. Let's express our appreciation for their unwavering dedication and the positive impact they have made in the world of performing arts.


At Dance Factory, we firmly believe in the power of exceptional educators to shape the future of the performing arts. The 2020/2021 Rhode Island Teachers & Educators of the Year exemplify the highest standards of excellence and dedication. We are honored to celebrate their accomplishments and invite you to join us in showing appreciation for their invaluable contributions to the field.

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Dave Morton
Congratulations to the inspiring Rhode Island Teachers & Educators of the Year! 🎉👏👩‍🏫👨‍🏫
Nov 8, 2023
Dominic Lee
As a parent, I'm grateful for the impact these teachers have had on my child's education. Thank you!
Sep 20, 2023
Premila Manvi
A big round of applause for the 2020/2021 Rhode Island Teachers & Educators of the Year! 👍
Sep 18, 2023
Brandi Silva
The influence of a great teacher can never be erased. Kudos to the Rhode Island Teachers & Educators of the Year!
Jul 29, 2023
Steffen Roos
Congratulations to all the Rhode Island Teachers & Educators of the Year! Your dedication and hard work are truly commendable.
Jun 20, 2023
Kenneth Walter
It's heartwarming to see deserving educators being recognized for their hard work. Congrats!
Jan 6, 2023
Oskar Rey
The impact of a good teacher lasts a lifetime. Kudos to the Rhode Island Teachers & Educators of the Year!
Nov 20, 2022
Ben Elder
Teaching is a noble profession, and these educators exemplify the best of it. #TeacherAppreciation
Oct 31, 2022
Susan Kuo
These teachers truly deserve the spotlight for their dedication to shaping young minds.
Sep 11, 2022
Joy Keller
I'm inspired by the commitment these educators have shown in their roles. Well done! 👏
Jul 25, 2022
Shekhar Choudhary
The passion and dedication shown by these educators is truly inspiring. Congratulations!
Apr 12, 2022