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What I Wish I Had Known Before Becoming a Music Teacher

What I Wish I Had Known Before Becoming a Music Teacher

About this Webinar –

How cool is this?  TWENTY successful, veteran music teachers share what they had wish they had known BEFORE becoming a music teacher!  Here’s wisdom you simply cannot buy.   If you’re a music teacher, especially if you’re a young teacher or plan to teach music in the future, every word in this webinar is GOLD!  Watch it, and you’ll know what we mean.

Our Presenters –

  • Chris Auchly – Retired Band Director, Festus R-6 School District
  • Kurt Bauche – Retired Band Director, Farmington School District
  • Sheila Baer – Pre-K Through 5 Elementary Music, Union R-XI – Co-Director East Central Children’s Chorale
  • Leslie Chambers – Vocal & Instrumental Director, Crest Ridge Secondary School
  • Ann Goodwin Clark – Retired Band Director, Cameron School District – Past President, Missouri Bandmasters
  • Patrick Dell – Vocal Music Grades 4-12, Hermann Middle School and High School
  • Rebecca Friesen – Director of Bands, Kirkwood School District
  • Paul Holzen – Band Retired, Parkway Central MS – Senior Enlisted Manager, 566th  Air Force Band
  • Larry Johnson – Band Director, St. Joseph School, Cottleville MO
  • Jodi Kratzer – Vocal Music Teacher, Fort Zumwalt North Middle School
  • Mark Lawley – Choir Director, Willard High School
  • Doug Hoover – Director of Bands, Parkway Central High School
  • Steve Litwiller – MMEA Mentoring Chair
  • Jim Oliver – Retired Instrumental Music Coordinator and Band Director,  Lee Summit R-7 School District
  • Joe Pappas – Adjunct Professor at Southeast Missouri State University – Owner and Publisher of JPM Music
  • Mike Parkinson – Educational Specialist for Conn-Selmer – Trinity Jazz Ensemble Director
  • Kim Pirtle – Director of Bands, Carthage R-9 School District
  • Jennifer Sager – Director of Bands, Carthage R-9 School District
  • Rene’ Spencer – Elementary Methods at Missouri Southern University – Kodaly Instructor, MSU Kodaly Institute
  • Caleb Zustiak – Vocal Music, Festus R-6 Middle School

Watch the Preview

To gain the most benefit, please follow these suggested steps:

Step One – Download the Note Page

Prepare to either type your notes into the Word.doc or Google Doc and save the changes, or write in your notes by hand into a printed copy.

Step Two –

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.

Step Three – Download the Action Plan Template

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.

Step Four – 

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.  In order to do so, you’ll need to register in the quiz with an alternate email.

Step Five – Review the Follow-up Links and Materials Below

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The following are important links to materials recommended in the webinar: