Do Your Clients Know About the Piano Learning Center?
If you are not familiar with the Learning Center, navigate to , and you will find it on the menu of the opening page. The Learning Center is loaded with valuable information for piano students and teachers. Download a flyer to share with your clients or materials to use at a music teachers conference. As chapter leaders, you can help spread the word about this wonderful source of information. Make it a topic at a chapter meeting! New materials always welcome. Submit your idea online .

Fall Supplement Now Available Online
Find a downloadable PDF with the most up-to-date PTG Bylaws and Organization Polices, Board and Council minutes and a list of committee members and charges at on the Forms and Documents page.

Bylaws Review
We can help you with your chapter bylaws! Your chapter bylaws should be reviewed annually. Whether just starting out or in need of a review, we are happy to take a look at them and provide feedback and suggestions. Please email a copy (preferably in Word format) to Barbara Cassaday at .

Notes From the Examination & Testing Standards Committee
Recently, we have received written exams on exam forms that are outdated. Please check the forms you have in your possession to make sure they are not versions previous to 2008. You can request current versions from the Home Office. If you have any questions in the future, you can see the current exam versions in the certification link in the Member Area of under Certification Exams . RPTs giving written exams at the chapter level can request a packet with exam booklets, answer sheets, answer keys and Reclassification Forms. Members of the ETSC and Home Office have also received questions regarding time limits for exams. We want to make sure everyone is aware that there are no longer time limits for completion of the exam process. After each exam is passed, the results are final as long as PTG membership is maintained. It would be helpful for everyone who holds a membership position to review all the information that is found on the Certification Exams resource page so you can help answer questions about the RPT exams and refer your members to the resources there.

PTG and PTGF Scholarships Awarded Through MTNA - Deadline November 1
The PTG and the PTG Foundation are pleased to announce two scholarships available to MTNA certified members for the purpose of continuing education. Any piano teacher who has earned MTNA Professional Certification and uses a Registered Piano Technician (RPT) can apply for these scholarships. Applications will be ranked and the highest score will receive a $1,000 scholarship from the PTGF and the second highest score a $750 scholarship from the PTG. Please encourage your clients to apply. More information is available at . The deadline for submission is November 1.

Deadline Calendar
November 27, 2019 - Bylaws
Amendments may be proposed by a chapter, a committee, or members of the PTG Board of Directors.  Automatically download a template for bylaws amendments . If you need help drafting your proposal, please contact the  Bylaws Committee  prior to the filing deadline.

December 31, 2019 - Awards
Nominations due for the Golden Hammer, Hall of Fame and Member of Note awards Visit the   Awards Committee  contact page for details, to fill out an  online form  or download a  paper nomination form . See a list of  past award recipients .

December 31, 2019 – Dues
Renew your 2020 dues by December 31 to avoid letting your membership lapse.  Pay online ! It’s quick and easy.

February 1, 2020 - Nominations for PTG Board of Directors
Positions include President, Vice President, Secretary-Treasurer and Regional Vice Presidents. Contact the   Nominating Committee  for more information.

April 1, 2020 – PTGF Convention and Exams Scholarship
Apply online or download an application and guidelines. Visit  to learn more. Applications must be received by April 1, 2020 to be eligible.