Becoming a Music Educator

THE ULTIMATE GUIDE: Tips and Strategies to Prepare and Present Yourself for Interviewing and Landing That First Music Teacher Job

Outline of resource materials for college music education majors and other prospects wanting to find a job in public school music programs



Articles/blogs at this site


the music educator blog (SmartMusic) May 14, 2019


Recommended Links for Special Focus Areas in Music Education


Mock Interviews: Duquesne University on April 15, 2019


PMEA Council for Teacher Training, Recruitment, and Retention

Materials for high school students preparing for a college music education major


Ethics for Pre-Service Music Educators on October 24, 2018


Checklist for “Intelligent” Interviews article on NAfME Amplify


Westminster College Presentation on November 6, 2017

  • “Transitioning from Collegiate to Educator” – PCMEA 110617


Majoring in Music website


PCMEA/college music education major presentations


2017 PMEA Annual Spring In-Service Conference handout Ready for Hire! Interview Strategies to Land a Job:


Additional online resources


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