Your Passion, Their Success! Practicing Musician’s Symposium2021-06-06T06:37:12+00:00

Your Passion, Their Success!

Practicing Musician’s Symposium

July 22 | 11 AM – 5 PM (EST)

For Concert Band and Orchestra Teachers

You survived the pandemic, but if you’re like so many other educators, you’re burnt out. You might be tempted to just revert back to teaching music in the old, familiar way. The way it used to be. But that would be a mistake.

“Your Passion, Their Success!” is not your typical professional development. We will systematically address the problems created by the pandemic—problems you would otherwise have to solve on your own during your well earned summer vacation to best prepare for the 2021-22 school year.

Let us guide you through the process of integrating lessons learned from the virtual and hybrid environments into your in-person classroom. Let us help you make your music program stronger than ever before.

Join us for the most immersive educational professional development for:




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You’ll have a chance to learn about new teaching tools that will transform your lesson planning and instructional delivery, boost your confidence, and provide you more insight into your student’s progress on their path to success.

This 1-day, FREE online symposium will teach you, inspire you, and connect you to peers who will help you be the best source of inspiration for your students. Simply stated, you will learn to make a bigger impact.

All attendees will receive a certificate of completion. If your district requires pre-approval of professional development, click here.

Symposium Speakers

Jake Douglass
Jake DouglassCEO/Founder Practicing Musician
Katie Wardrobe
Katie WardrobeFounder/Director Midnight Music
Frederick Burrack, Ph.D
Frederick Burrack, Ph.DCo-Chair of Model Cornerstone Assessment Development, Director of Assessment, Kansas State University
Bret Smith, Ph.D
Bret Smith, Ph.DProfessor, Faculty Legislative Representative, Assessment Coordinator

PD Representatives

Nerissa Manela
Nerissa ManelaFounding Chair PD Roundtable
Kris Gilbert
Kris GilbertRegion 1 Representative

States in Region 1

Courtney Vance
Courtney VanceRegion 2 Representative

States in Region 2

Shannon Waldo
Shannon WaldoRegion 3 Representative

States in Region 3

Kim Lundgren
Kim LundgrenRegion 4 Representative

States in Region 4

Join our team!
Join our team!Region 5 Representative

States in Region 5

Topics That Will Be Covered

  • Keeping Content Engaging
  • A New Age of Assessment
  • Looking Forward – Strategy Session
  • Accelerated Learning in a Flipped Classroom

Everyone who registers and attends will be entered to win one of two $100 Amazon gift cards to be used on materials for your classroom!
All you have to do is register, attend, and fill out a post symposium survey.
***You can gain extra entries by referring a friend!***


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