Sallie began her dance training here in Indianapolis and was a graduate of Decatur High School. She continued her dance studies at Butler University. In 1990 she became a member of Dance Masters of America and became a certified post graduate of the DMA Teacher Training School in 1997. She is committed to continuing her training as an educator by attending conventions through DMA and others including Chicago National Association of Dance Masters and Dance Educators of America. Sallie has choreographed numerous musicals and show choirs in her community. She has also had the opportunity to be on staff at the Indiana State Dance Championships as well as American Dance Awards’ Dayton Regionals and Encore Talent Productions. Sallie had been a valued member of The Dance Dance Company faculty for more than twenty years. She works with students of all ages and levels while heading the Preschool Department and Directing the Preschool Performance Company.