Whether you are new to the teaching profession or a veteran music educator, this informative and inspiring webinar provides you with what you need to know about how MMEA Mentoring works, the difference it makes, and how YOU can get involved. Discover how the mentor/mentee association can improve the odds of music teachers finding success in those crucial first five years and learn how you can participate in that process.
STEVE LITWILLER, at the time of this recording, is the Mentoring Chair for Missouri Music Educators Association. A music educator of 41 years that resides in Boonville Missouri, Steve has served MMEA in this capacity for 12 years. A frequent adjudicator and clinician, Steve brings his long and distinguished career experience into this important leadership role of mentoring young music teachers. Steve is interviewed in this webinar by Ray Benton, Technology and Media Specialist for Nottelmann Music.
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As you view the webinar, we encourage you to take notes as you go along. Feel free to stop the recording and rewind as needed.
Choose either format; Word Doc or Google Doc. After considering the key points that you wish to implement, describe the point in the ACTION BOX select a date for the initial implementation. Then, select a date that you plan to review and assess the success of the implementation.
An 80% score or better will result in a Certificate of Completion emailed to the address you provide. Those scoring less than 80% will be allowed to retake the quiz.
You are encouraged to review these links for further study related to this topic.
Five Things to Do in Your First Five Years of Teaching – Advice for New Music Educators
Music Ed Mentor Podcast #054: Mastering Classroom Management
Four Band Director’s Top Festival Picks – Concert band repertoire suggestions from Joe Pappas, Sister Gail Buckman, Ron Sikes, and Larry Johnson
Go With The Flow – What To Do When Your Plans Change
How Do I Get Started With Technology In The Middle or High School Music Classroom? A Free Guide – from Katie Wardrobe, Midnight Music
Editor’s Choice – 10 Concert Band Pieces You May Have Missed – Grade 2/Easy – by Ray Benton
Preparing for the First Concert of the Year – by Joe Pappas