MA, CMA, LOD Certification Specialist and Professor Emeritus, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. She received National Dance Education Organization’s Outstanding Dance Educator Award in Higher Education (2006) for bringing national recognition to the dance program. Her research focuses on the assessment- based teaching she created using Language of Dance® and Laban Movement Analysis, and those she developed at the Dance Education Laboratory in New York City. The Associate Director for the Language of Dance Center, USA, she teaches for the LODC and DEL. Gingrasso serves as Associate Editor for the Journal of Movement Arts Literacy and for Dance Education in Practice and Journal of Movement Arts Literacy. She has served on the NDEO Board as the Director of Resources Review and as the Treasurer of the International Council of Kinetography Laban.