The Music Administration Collaborative at NAMM 2015
January 23 & 24, 2015
Music program leaders will have the opportunity to attend open-forum sessions covering topics such as leadership strategies, Core Arts Standards, 21st Centery learning, and advocacy.
Register before December 15th, 2014 and receive complimentary admission to the conference.
For more information about the Music Administration Collaborative, send inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 574-523-0677.
Touchpoint Article : Building Trust
By Gary Markham
It takes great personal character traits to be a successful educator, but trustworthiness is of the highest order. Having great pedagogical skill, wonderful instructional strategies and inspiring conducting prowess are certainly important traits for a music educator. However, the ability to develop trusting relationships must have equal weight and be at the center of your character.
Students will be motivated to work harder when there is genuine caring and the trust that you want them to succeed. They must know that you will not give up on them and you will do whatever is necessary to support their instructional needs. Moreover, your modeling of trustworthiness will be a positive inspiration beyond the music making. Read the full article