2021 Summer Virtual Events
Richard Fountain, NCTM, President-Elect
It’s only a couple of weeks until our “un-Convention” on June 18-20! Here are some schedule details as well as registration/Zoom links for each day’s activities. Thanks again to all of the chairs who have done such great work to organize these events.
Friday, June 18 – TMTA Collegiate Conference
Facilitator: Dr. Mario Ajero, NCTM
10 am – Opening remarks by Dr. Ajero
10:15-10:45 am – Q/A on “Building your Pre-College Studio”; Dr. Chien-Jung Chen (Music Academy of Houston)
10:45 am-12 pm – Collegiate Student Sessions from UT Austin, UT Rio Grande Valley, and Stephen F. Austin
12-1 pm – Lunch Break and Networking
1-1:30 pm – Teaching with Technology; Dr. Mario Ajero (Stephen F. Austin State University)
1:30-2:15pm – Collegiate Poster Sessions from Baylor and Texas Tech
2:15-3:00pm – Job Applications in Academia; Dr. Oscar Macchioni (University of Texas at El Paso)
Registration is free and open to not just TMTA Collegiate Members but also to all TMTA Members. Register here.
Saturday, June 19 – IMTF Forum
Facilitator: Dr. Scott Donald, NCTM
2-3 pm – Revisiting our Core Values; Alison Barr; Zoom link
3-4 pm – Mindfulness in the Studio; Matthew Kline; Zoom link
4-5 pm – Where do we Go from Here?; Scott Donald; Zoom link
No advance registration is required. Dr. Donald invites us all to send him some projects that we have done during the Covid era that have actually changed the way we teach, interact with students, present content, etc. Please send those ideas to him at email@example.com.
Sunday, June 20 – Delegate Assembly/General Session, including New Faculty and Commissioned Composer recitals
Facilitated by Dr. Richard Fountain, NCTM, Dr. Roy Wylie, NCTM, and Stathia Orwig, Delegate Director I
President’s welcome and opening remarks – Dr. Roy Wylie, NCTM
Vice President for Business Activities – Spring Seals, NCTM
Commissioned Composer from 2020 – Dr. Todd van Kekerix, NCTM
Teacher of the Year awards and Best of State – Linda Parr and Dr. Dino Mulic
Commissioned Composer from 2021 (and announcement of 2022 winner) – Dr. Todd van Kekerix, NCTM
Delegate Assembly – Stathia Orwig and Sheryl Speelman, Delegate Directors
New Faculty performances – Dr. Oscar Macchioni, NCTM
If you have not yet sent your delegate information to Dr. Fountain, please send their names and email addresses to him at firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible.
No advance registration is required, but we will be contacting the delegates in advance to gather any comments or questions they may have.
See you all later this month!