Recognitions/Honors

2012                           
Presenter at the 2012 National Dance Education Organization.

2012                           
Served as a judge for the 19th Annual Paul LeClerc Competition for Best Research Papers.

2010                          
May/June issue of Dance Studio Life highlights Ms. Isaac’s work with children, integrating dance with technology and social media in Kids Make Dance by Jennifer Kaplan.

2009
November Dance Teacher Magazine highlighted Ms. Isaac’s initiative to integrate child-centered technology and dance in an article, Dance Ed Goes Digital, by Michelle Vellucci.

2009
EKB 5th Grade Dance Company selected to perform Twyla Tharp’s The One Hundreds at City Center, NYC

2008                          
EKB 4th Grade Dance Company selected to perform at the Apollo Theater to celebrate New York Arts Week.

2008
EKB 5th Grade Dance Company chosen by Mayor Bloomberg’s office to perform at the State of the City Address in Flushing Meadows Park.

2008
Contributed to Dance Magazine article No Child Left Behind – What Does It Mean for Dance?

2008
Contributed to Dance Teacher Magazine article Dancing to a Different Beat.

2008
Contributed to Dance Teacher Magazine article How to Start a Dance Company.

2006
Dance Teacher Magazine feature article: Dance Mentoring Magic – Kids Teaching Kids

2006                          
Dance Magazine
highlighted Ms. Isaac’s teaching philosophies and program within article featuring New York City dance education and educators

2004                          
Dance Teacher Magazine
highlights Revelations – An Interdisciplinary Approach in an article titled Within Your Reach.

2003
Morgan Stanley and GE Fund increase endowments for expansion of Revelations – An Interdisciplinary Approach national tour

2002
Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation, Inc. receives endowment from Morgan Stanley to implement Revelations – An Interdisciplinary Approach in 9 cities across the United States

1999               
Mentoring Magic
Video, featuring Student-to-Student Dance Mentoring created and formalized at PS 165Q by Ms. Isaac opened the press conference to release The Arts Advantage, a national report on exemplary arts programs in the nation, given by First Lady, Hillary Clinton

1998
Student-to-Student Dance PS 165Q Mentoring Program, created and formalized by Ms. Isaac was chosen by President Clinton’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities as an arts paradigm for the nation.

1998
Student-to-Student Dance Mentors perform their self-designed lessons for Chancellor Crew and other dignitaries in the Chancellor’s Chambers

1992
Recipient of New York State Decentralization Grant for Rhythms of Life performance in upstate New York

1991
Recipient of Schoharie County Arts Council Grant for Performance in of Rhythms of Life

1986-88
Recipient of NYSCA Grant for Arts Administrator for Changing Times Tap Dancing Company

1986
Recipient of scholarship to University of Colorado at Boulder Great Tap Reunion