Call for Webinars 2018


DEADLINE: August 1, 2018

The Cultural Diversity and Social Justice ASPA from the Society for Music Teacher Education is pleased

to announce a call for webinar presentations for the 2018-2019 academic year. This ASPA is committed

to promoting a social justice perspective for music teacher education by:

          a. Investigating and disseminating information on culturally responsive pedagogies

          b. Exploring and reporting on issues affecting recruitment and retention of a diverse teaching force.

          c. Challenging current perspectives of music, musicians, and music-making through online 

              discussions and journal publications

          d. Raising awareness of factors affecting access to music teaching and learning through dialoguing

              and disseminating research among key stakeholders.

Presentations may be on any topic related to the goals of the ASPA. All presentations will be twenty

minutes in length with 10 minutes for Q & A, will take place online, and will be recorded and posted the

website for future reference. 3-4 presenters will be accepted.


Please send an email with the subject heading “CDSJ ASPA Webinar Proposal” and attach a PDF or

Word document including the following information:

          1. Your name, email address, academic institution (or independent status), and position. If you are

               a student, please list your current degree program

          2. A brief explanation of your previous experience and/or research with criteria mentioned above.

             This should not exceed 1 paragraph.

          3. The title of the presentation

          4. A 250-word abstract describing your proposed presentation

All submissions must be received by midnight, August 1, 2018.

Notification of acceptance will be sent electronically by September 1, 2018.

Send submissions to Amanda C. Soto at