Daria Fitzgerald is a New York State certified dance teacher who specializes in early childhood dance and curriculum development. She teaches dance classes through 92NY’s Nursery School, Parenting Center, and Harkness Dance Center. As part of DEL’s Pre-K Create team, Daria supports New York City 3-K and Pre-K teachers in developing skills and knowledge to facilitate the implementation of high-quality and sustaining dance education practices. Daria is the assistant director of Kids Do Dance at The Yard, and a teaching artist in New York City Public Schools and the JCC. She has guest lectured at New York University and regularly presents research at the National Dance Education Organization’s conferences. Daria curates an Instagram that features books to use in dance class @booksfordancing. Daria holds an MA in Dance Education from New York University.