Phone: (314)-771-2772 Ext. 41607 or 41608


Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Ray Parks

Subject: Dance 
Room Number: Dance Department 007A and 008A
Teacher Message:
As a teacher I have always developed a plan adopted to help students develop short and long term goals and a plan of action for reaching the identified goals.  I believe in making a positive imprint and having a good rapport with parents, the community, students, staff, and the administration.  I establish and maintain a positive bond with all these groups.
Raymond J. Parks has been teaching dance for over 35 years.  He studied at Stephens College, Lincoln University, Lindenwood University and a number of outstanding dance companies and studios.  He has taught at Central Visual and Performing Arts High School for 20 years.

Mr. Parks is known throughout the U.S. for his teaching and choreography over the past 30 years.  He has choreographed for television commercials, musicals, videos, and professional sports.  He has taught master classes for private schools, colleges and dance agencies.