It’s been a little quiet around here lately, and that’s because we’ve been busy!  We’re putting final touches on our presentations for the MTNA National Conference at Disney World.  We can’t believe it’s almost time!

We hope to see you around and the conference, and especially hope to see you at our sessions!  We are presenting one session jointly with our colleague, Sarah Alexander.  And I’ll be presenting one session on my own Tuesday afternoon.  Here’s the details on how you can find us:

The Struggle Is Real: Building A Thriving Local Association – Sunday 11:00 a.m. Monterrey
Through studies of successful local associations across the nation, this session will share ideas for how to build a thriving local association that involves teachers of all ages and backgrounds in meaningful professional develop- ment and networking.

Adult RMM Students: More Than Just A 30-Minute Lesson – Tuesday 2:15 p.m. Yucatan
What do adults really want when they enroll in music lessons? With video testimonials from real students, this session explores how you can create community among your adult students and impact lives far beyond the studio.

Here’s a quick preview of the adult student interviews included in my session:

Will we see you at Disney?  Let us know, we’d love to connect with you!

Author: Spring

Spring Seals, NCTM, teaches 60 piano students ranging from age 3 to 70 in Fort Worth, Texas. She also serves as the Director of Certification for TMTA. She is passionate about helping teachers become more effective in their studios through professional development, new resources, and fresh ideas.