Online Professional Development

Music Monday/What Worked for Me Wednesday
Offered via Zoom, Music Mondays are one hour sessions on a variety of topics. 1 SCECH is available for these sessions. Check out the offerings we currently have scheduled:

August 8, 2022 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Eric Bottorff
“Getting in the Groove with Special Ed General Music”

October 17, 2022 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Erika Bridge
“Popular Music in the Orff Classroom”

March 22, 2023 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Deb Navin
“Play Based Assessment”

April 17, 2023 7:00 – 8:00 pm
William Vliek
“Using Riff Building as a Warm-up in the Ensemble Setting”

Tech Tuesday
Tech Tuesdays are one hour sessions focusing on tech applications for the music classroom. 1 SCECH is available for these sessions. The following offerings are available online via Zoom:

July 26, 2022 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Ian Boynton
“Tech Solutions for Everyday Music Teachers”

November 8, 2022 7:00 – 8:00 pm
John Churchville
“Creating and Producing Original Music with El, MS, and HS students using Soundtrap”

Lesson Exchange
Join music teachers from around the state to exchange lessons and ideas for your music classroom. Registration for these Zoom sessions is free, and 1 SCECH is available.

September 19, 2022 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Tiffanie Waldron, Jessie Bagnall, Jessica Gonder, Kristin Berger
“Back to School”

February 27, 2023 7:00 – 8:30 pm (1.5 SCHECH for this event)
Kentwood Elementary Staff
“Captivating Curriculum: If You Build It, They Will Sing!”
Conscious steps to creating a purposefully aligned district-wide curriculum that is a powerful tool for student growth