Learn to Work with the Best in Music Education

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Teaching is a people business. Identifying and hiring the best-prepared and motivated candidates for a position is the most important thing you can do for your students, your programs and yourself.

“At every opportunity describe the goals,” said Ray Oswalt. “[Describe] the curricular goals, the structure of the curriculum and the expectations for students.”

Further your understanding of what school administrator’s can do by watching these videos containing “Tips For Success”, brought to by The Music Achievement Council.

The Music Achievement Council is an action-oriented nonprofit enabling more students to begin and stay in instrumental music programs, to share real-world, successful strategies developed by instrumental music teachers.

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“The great opportunity is bringing those faculty members into your classroom... So many times the eyebrows raise and the jaws drop a little bit.”  – Ray Oswalt

“There are opportunities all of the time to talk about a pedagogical experience that we are having, a relationship to history or literature, or culture or language.” – Ray Oswalt

The Music Achievement Council (MAC) is an action-oriented nonprofit organization sponsored by the National Association of School Music Dealers (NASMD) and NAMM, the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM). MAC is made up of three representatives from NASMD, three manufacturers and suppliers of Instrumental Music Products and one representative from NAMM. The council was formed in 1983 and reorganized in 1990, forming a nonprofit 501(c)(6) organization.

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