A major/degree in Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas – Music Teacher Education is a program that prepares individuals to teach music and music appreciation programs at various educational levels.
Includes courses that prepares individuals to teach specific programs. In addition to subject content area instruction at multiple levels, common focus areas likely include strengthening teaching practices and styles, enhancing classroom experiences and management, and specialized training. May also include technology-based training.
Search for colleges that offer a degree in Music Education (use the College Search feature and enter "Music Education” in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.
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What can you do with a major/degree in Teacher Education and Professional, Specific Subject Areas – Music Teacher Education?
It may be that a major/degree in Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas represents a second bachelor’s program. Specifically, in the area of Music Teacher Education, you may have the opportunity to expand your teaching career into the realms of district leader, self-enrichment director or self-enrichment specialist.
Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas – Music Teacher Education
Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.
- Association for Teacher Educators
- National Association for Music Education
- National Education Association
- Association of American Educators
Publications/Magazines in Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas – Music Teacher Education