Social Programming

Social I

Social I, our beginning class, is especially designed for fifth and sixth grade young ladies and gentlemen. The class divides the instruction between social education and dance education. A special emphasis is placed on laying a foundation of good manners and leadership skills. Role playing exercises and workbooks are used as fun and informative tools to give students opportunities to learn and practice.

Some of the workbook topics include:

  • Self-Esteem and Confidence Building
  • Handshakes
  • Meeting and Introductions
  • Etiquette of Public Places
  • Telephone Etiquette
  • Everyday Table Manners

The dance education includes:

  • Basic Shag
  • Twist
  • Line dance

Granted, this course in social dance and etiquette education may not sound appealing but let us assure you that motivating young people is our specialty! We have a knack for making an otherwise dull and boring subject interesting and unforgettable.

Social II

Social II is the class for young ladies and gentlemen who have completed Social I. This class divides the curriculum between social education and dance education.

The social education includes instruction on the following topics:

  • The ABC’s of Table Manners
  • Napkins
  • Silverware, China and Crystal
  • Extending and Receiving Invitations
  • Host/Hostess and Guest Duties
  • The Dos and Don’ts of Dining
  • Tipping
  • Thank-you Notes

Fun and informative role-playing exercises help to reinforce the confidence-building program unique to Perfectly Polished GA.
Courtesy, respect, and confidence in party and dining situations is becoming very important to this age group.  A workbook is included for each student.

The dance education portion of this class includes a review of Social I dances and some new ones including some partner dances:

  • Fox Trot
  • Review of The Shag
  • Review of The Twist
  • Review of Line Dance(s)

    Cotillion Club

    This class is designed for young people who have completed Social I, and Social II. These young people are usually eighth graders.

    The social education includes:

    • Extending and Receiving Invitations
    • Host/Hostess and Guest Duties
    • The ABC’s Of Dining
    • Napkins
    • Silverware, China and Crystal
    • Being Served and Serving Yourself
    • Difficult to Eat Foods
    • The Dos and Don’ts Of Dining
    • Tipping
    • Grooming
    • Posture
    • Movies and Concerts
    • Thank-You Notes

    The dance education includes:

    • Vienna Waltz
    • Review of Fox Trot
    • Review of Shag
    • Review of Line Dance(s)

    Cotillion Club members and their parents may be invited to a program / signature event. 

    Social I High School

    As you begin your high school career and start thinking about a college it will be important for you to be familiar with the subject matter covered in this class. The program we have designed is geared toward enriching your dining skills and basic interpersonal skills which will enhance your image as you choose to further your education or land your first job.

    Our High School Social I class gives you the opportunity to practice dining etiquette with your peers in a fun atmosphere.

    Other skills taught in this high school class include:

    Proper introductions

    • The Art of Toasting
    • Correct Handshakes with Eye Contact
    • Telephone Skills
    • Common Courtesies

    The dance education includes:

    • Waltz
    • Shag
    • Various Line Dances

    Collegiate Programs

    Perfectly Polished NC collegiate programs are especially designed for college age students, university organizations and businesses hiring the new graduate or intern. Professional Business Savvy, Professional Dining Savvy and Dine Like A Diplomat are adaptable programs for athletic departments and teams, technical apprentice students, career services offerings, student government, student affairs clubs and organizations, inter fraternity and Pan Hellenic groups, MBA and other graduate level degree programs, academic fellows, ambassador programs and tour guide programs. These programs prepare the collegiate young person to bridge the gap between school and career with confidence and enjoyment. Each course is tailor designed for time frame, content and student organization.
    Seminar topics include:

    • Business Dress for the Professional
    • Dining Etiquette
    • Business Interview in a Dining Setting
    • Office Etiquette
    • Greetings, Introductions, Forms of Address
    • Business Conversation, Small Talk and Soft Skills
    • On The Job Success

      High School Leadership

      The High School Leadership program is designed for young leaders wanting to gain the leadership edge and emphasizes the necessities of the first impression in interviewing for college entrance and the first job. Classes are interactive with role playing exercises geared towards fun and practice.

      Social Dance is an optional portion of these programs that can be included at the request of the organizer.

      Topics include:


      • Job Interview Protocols
      • Dining Protocols
      • Telephone Etiquette
      • The Etiquette of Public Places
      • On The Job Success

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