Honoring Responsibility With MTNA Certification (NCTM)

Auto mechanics have a responsibility when they work on our cars, so there are standards in the mechanic field.  Dentists have a responsibility when they work on our teeth, so of course they have standards too.  The presence of responsibility is what leads to the necessity of standards.  I have always felt very strongly that the field of music should not be one of very few professions left in the United States that is void of any standards at all, because teaching music (especially to a child who may someday apply for a music scholarship) carries tremendous responsibility.

Isn’t it interesting that K-12 and college teachers Continue reading