Lisa Cattanach, NCTM, Chair, email@example.comThe MTNA Professional Certification Program exists to improve the level of professionalism within the field of music teaching. It benefits the members of the profession itself, as well as the public who interact with the professional. For the music teaching professional, certification provides prestige, recognition and the potential for student recruitment and increased earning power. For the public, certification helps readily identify competent music teachers in their communities.
The program is based upon a set of five standards defining what a competent music teacher should know and be able to do. Upon fulfillment of these standards, applicants are granted the MTNA Professional Certification credential with the designation, Nationally Certified Teacher of Music (NCTM). All music teachers actively engaged in the profession are eligible for MTNA Professional Certification.
National certification will set you apart as a teacher of high professional standards.
Teachers who are interested in pursuing certification will be encouraged to work in small groups led by the certification chair, Lisa Cattanach, NCTM. Teachers can contact the chair directly.
Nationally Certified Teachers of KCMTA:
Mara Bretton Balke Joyce Berg Lisa Harton Cattanach Mary Bronaugh Davis Julie Dean Dr. Nata Dolnik Marles Smith Dudley Melissa Falkner Linda Featherston Dr. Janet Fetterman Jennifer Fink Michelle Gehring Jacqueline E. Gilpin Elizabeth Mueller Grace Elizabeth M. Halverhout Roxie Hammill Janet Jamison Kathy Judd Linda R. Kennedy Jessica L. Koebbe Dr. Kairy Koshoeva Myra Lemons Karen McClellan Dr. Calvin C. Permenter Dr. Mark Pretzel Tatyana M. Rubchinsky Hemdah Salonimer-Horner Julia Scherer Virginia C. Schilb Brenda Simmons Betty Todd Smith Dr. Scott McBride Smith Dr. Jane Solose Diane Stolz Melody Stroth Lisa K. Studtmann Patricia Moll Thompson Julie A. Watson Pei-In T. Yang Ying-Yu Emily Yeh