2019 Symposium on Music Teacher Education

Cultivating Perspectives and Practices
September 12-14, 2019
Greensboro, North Carolina

Day 1 – Thursday, September 12, 2019

UNCG Music Building Atrium & Recital Hall (campus map – external link)

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1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Room 245

MTE Executive Committee/ASPA Facilitator Meeting

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4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Room 207

JMTE Board Meeting

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5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Atrium

Registration

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5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Transportation available from Greensboro Marriott Downtown hotel to UNCG

Look for Spartan Chariot buses or vans with SMTE window signs

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7:00 PM – 7:30 PM

RECITAL HALL

Welcome & Introductions

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7:30 PM – 8:30 PM

David J. Teachout Keynote Address

Dr. Ken Zeichner, Boeing Professor of Education Emeritus, University of Washington, Two Possible Futures for University Teacher Education

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8:30 PM – 10:00 PM

Reception

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9:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Transportation available from Greensboro Marriott Downtown hotel to UNCG

Look for Spartan Chariot buses or vans with SMTE window signs

Day 2 – Friday, September 13, 2019

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7:15 AM – 8:00 AM

Transportation available from Greensboro Marriott Downtown hotel to UNCG

Look for Spartan Chariot buses or vans with SMTE window signs

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7:30 AM – 8:30 AM

Auditorium Lobby

Morning Amenities

(coffee, juice, bagels, & fruit provided)

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7:30 AM – 8:50 AM

Cone Ballroom

Career Mentoring Workshop

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9:00 AM – 9:30 AM

Auditorium

Opening Session and ASPA Overview

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9:45 AM – 10:45 AM

Breakout Rooms

ASPA Meetings

Breakout Rooms
  • CRITICAL EXAMINATION OF CURRICULA – Alexander
  • CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE – Auditorium
  • MUSIC TEACHER EDUCATORS: IDENTIFICATION, PREPARATION, AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT – Azalea
  • MUSIC TEACHER HEALTH AND WELLNESS – Claxton
  • MUSIC TEACHER IDENTITY DEVELOPMENT – Dail
  • POLICY – Maple
  • SUPPORTING BEGINNING MUSIC TEACHERS – Dogwood
  • PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR THE EXPERIENCED TEACHER – Elm
  • PROGRAM ADMISSION, ASSESSMENT, AND ALIGNMENT – White Oak
  • SCHOOL/UNIVERSITY PARTNERSHIPS – Kirkland
  • TEACHER EVALUATION – Sharpe
  • TEACHER RECRUITMENT – Long Leaf Pine
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11:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Presentation Session 1

PDF Abstracts

Breakout Rooms
Auditorium

“This Isn’t How It Was Supposed to Be”: An Ally Sees Her Own Racism

Conkling Forum Session

Shannan Hibbard, Four Corners Montessori; Mackenzie Sato, University of Michigan

Cone C

Music Teacher Agency Through Duoethnography: Pedagogical DNA in a Community of Learners

Lauri Hogle, Oakland University; Caitlyn Bramble, Oakland University

Alexander

Authentic Conducting and Rehearsing Experiences for Preservice Music Teachers

John Hart, Keene State College

Claxton

Music Teacher Preparation to Teach Children from Birth through Elementary School

Mara Culp, Eastman School of Music; Karen Salvador, Michigan State University

Dail

Naming the World: Constructing an Activist Music Education

Juliet Hess, Michigan State University

Dogwood

An Examination of Stress Coping Strategies for Undergraduate Music Education Students

Christa Kuebel, University of Central Arkansas; Michelle McConkey, California State University, Chico

Azalea

From Principles to Literacy Standards: Preparing Music Teachers for Assessment in an Age of Accountability

Timothy Brophy, University of Florida

Kirkland

Setting an Agenda for Music Teacher Education Practice, Research, and Policy

Colleen Conway, University of Michigan; Kristen Pellegrino, University of Texas, San Antonio; Ann Marie Stanley, Louisiana State University; Chad West, Ithaca College

Maple

Career Transitions for Early to Mid-Career Professors

Bryan Nichols, Penn State University; Amanda Schlegel, University of South Carolina;Nate Kruse, Case Western Reserve University; Jessica Napoles, University of North Texas;Ryan Shaw, Michigan State University

Sharpe

An Online Community of Interns: Examining the Music Student Teaching Seminar in a Virtual Setting

Session Handout

Christopher Baumgartner, University of Oklahoma; Kimberly Councill, Bucknell University; Phillip Payne, Kansas State University; Ruth Gurgel, Kansas State University

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11:30 AM – 11:50 AM

Auditorium

Break

(set-up for Graduate Poster Session)

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11:50 AM – 12:20 PM

Presentation Session 2

PDF Abstracts

Breakout Rooms
Auditorium

Reaching to Transgress: A Critical Self-Study of a Teacher Education Program

Conkling Forum Session

Diana Dansereau, Boston University; Andrew Goodrich, Boston University; Karin Hendricks, Boston University; Ronald Kos, Boston University; Tawyna Smith, Boston University; Kinh Vu, Boston University

Cone C

From the Inside, Out: Diversifying the Music Teacher Workforce

Michael Raiber, Oklahoma City University; Ryan Meeks, University of Oklahoma

Alexander

Impacts of an Early Childhood Field Placement for Preservice Music Educators

Christa Kuebel, University of Central Arkansas

Claxton

“Can I even do this”: Nancy’s and Anna’s Stories of Staying in the Closet and Implications for Music Teacher Educators

Sarah Minette, University of St. Thomas

Dail

Constructive Controversy in an Instrumental Methods Class

Lauren Kapalka Richerme, Indiana University; Peter Miksza, Indiana University

Dogwood

Factors Influencing Experienced Music Teachers Instructional Planning: Perspectives on Practice and Implications for Professional Development

Wendy Matthews, Kent State University; Daniel Johnson, University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Azalea

Peer Teaching to “Real Life” Teaching: A Content Analysis of Music Education Majors’ Written Transfers

Victoria Warnet, Florida State University; Brandon Rutledge, Florida State University;D. Gregory Springer, Florida State University

Kirkland

Values, Agency, and Identity in a Music Teacher Education Program

Olivia Tucker, University of North Texas; Sean Powell, University of North Texas

Maple

Perspectives of Democracy in Higher Education: A Comparative Case Study

Shawn McNamara, Indiana University Jacobs School of Music 

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12:20 PM – 2:00 PM

Cone A

Lunch on your own or Graduate Research Forum

Lunch provided to participating graduate students and JMTE board members

PDF Abstracts

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2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Auditorium

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3:20 PM – 3:50 PM

Presentation Session 3

PDF Abstracts

Breakout Rooms
Auditorium

Urban High School Students of Color and their Teachers Perceived Barriers to Access to University Schools of Music

Conkling Forum Session

Joseph Abramo, University of Connecticut; Cara Bernard, University of Connecticut

Cone C

Finding the “Both/And”: Balancing Informal and Formal Music Learning

Juliet Hess, Michigan State University

Alexander

“Behind the Beautiful Music is a Person”: The Intersections of Race and Social Class on the Path to Careers in Music Education

Jacob Berglin, Florida International University

Claxton

Supporting the Development of Agency in Music Teacher Education

Olivia Tucker, University of North Texas

Dail

An Exploratory Study of Experienced and Novice Music Teachers’ Perspectives on Participation in a Mentoring Network

Kristina Weimer, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley; Daniel Albert, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Dogwood

Music Educator Whiteness: A Collaborative Autoethnographic Journey Toward Critical Consciousness.

Kelly Parkes, Teachers College, Columbia University; Meagan Dissinger, Oyster Bay-East Norwich Schools

Azalea

Entering the Transfer Portal: A Framework for Transfer Student Success

Natalie Royston, Iowa State University; Phillip Payne, Kansas State University; Kate Bertelli-Wilinski, University of Colorado; Adrian Barnes, Rowan University

Kirkland

Situating Methods Courses as Critical Project-Based Learning

Kelly Bylica, Western University

Maple

Build It and They May Not Come: Do Music Teachers Find “Effective” Professional Development Effective?

Justin West, Louisiana State University; Ann Marie Stanley, Louisiana State University; Jason Bowers, Louisiana State University; Daniel Isbell, Louisiana State University

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4:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Presentation Session 4

PDF Abstracts

Breakout Rooms
Auditorium

Damen’s Path: A Critical Race Analysis of a Black Musician’s Journey to a Career in Music Education

Conkling Forum Session

Sarah Bartolome, Northwestern University; Damen Washington, Midwest High School

Cone C

Who Makes It Through? Persistence and Attrition Along Music, Education, and Music Educational Pathways

Adam Grise, University of Maryland

Alexander

A Day in the Life: Music Education Majors and Mental Health

Phillip Payne, Kansas State University

Claxton

Supporting the Development of Agency in Music Teacher Education

Olivia Tucker, University of North Texas

Dail

“It’s good enough…for them”: First Year Music Teachers’ Experiences in a Majority-Students of Color District

Stephanie Prichard, University of Maryland

Dogwood

Curricular Revision in Music Teacher Education Programs: Motivations and Obstacles

Jill Wilson, Luther College; Debra Brown, Northwest Missouri State University; Marshall Haning, University of Florida; Emily McGinnis, University of Missouri-Kansas City; Natalie Royston, Iowa State University

Dogwood

The How: Enacting Core Practice in Music Teacher Education Curricula

Sommer Forrester, University of Massachusetts Boston; Si Millican, the University of Texas at San Antonio

Azalea

Navigating Music Teacher Education: Experiences of Preservice Teachers from Low SES Backgrounds

Margaret Schmidt, Arizona State University

Kirkland

Attitudes of Music Administration Regarding Popular Music in Higher Education

Donna Hewitt, University of Wisconsin-Parkside; Virginia Davis, University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley

Maple

“I Feel Blessed, I Pay No Mind to It, and It’s Not Very Diverse”: Preparing Preservice Music Educators for Students’ Perspectives of Religion and Politics

Emily Mercado, The University of Utah

Sharpe

Decolonizing Music Education Curriculum One Course At a Time: Revamping an Elementary Music Methods Course Through Changes in Content and Delivery

Amanda Soto, Texas State University

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4:45 PM – 6:00 PM

Poster Location Key

Reception: Cone A & B

Poster Session 1 & Reception

PDF Abstract

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6:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Transportation available from Greensboro Marriott Downtown hotel to UNCG

Look for Spartan Chariot buses or vans with SMTE window signs

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8:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Marriott Greensboro Downtown Hotel

A Forum for Conversation: Conference Location

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Day 3 – Saturday, September 14, 2019

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7:45 AM – 8:30 AM

Transportation available from Greensboro Marriott Downtown hotel to UNCG

Look for Spartan Chariot buses or vans with SMTE window signs

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8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Auditorium Lobby

Morning Amenities / Presenters set up for Poster Session 2

(coffee, juice, bagels, & fruit provided)

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11:50 AM – 12:20 PM

Presentation Session 5

PDF Abstracts

Breakout Rooms
Auditorium

Accessible Success: Supporting Collegiate Music Education Students with Special Needs

Conkling Forum Session

Candice Davenport Mattio, Florida International University; Vimari Colón-León, Bridgewater College; Sheerin Berte, University of Miami; Sandra Adorno, Florida International University

Cone C

“Is this Real Life”: A Multiple Case Study of Pre-Service Music Educators Teaching in University-based Middle School Outreach Programs

Seth Pendergast, Colorado State University; Erik Johnson, Colorado State University

Alexander

My Experiences Teaching in a Study-Abroad Summer Music Program: A Preservice Music Educator’s Story

Madison Fleming, University of Oklahoma

Claxton

Popular Music Pedagogies in Higher Education: Panel Discussion on Curriculum Reform

Matthew Clauhs, Ithaca College; Ann Clements, Pennsylvania State University; Donna Hewitt, University of Wisconsin-Parkside; Bryan Powell, Montclair State University; Virgina Davis, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Dail

Queer Competencies: Incorporating LGBTQ Identity in Music Teacher Preparation

William Southerland, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Dogwood

Fostering Critical Reflection and Productive Dialogue in Music Teacher Education

Karen Salvador, Michigan State University; Adam Harry, The University of Iowa

Azalea – CANCELLED

Reconciling Authority and Autonomy: Perspectives of General Music Professors on Democratic Practices in Music Teacher Education

Beatrice Olesko, Ithaca College

Kirkwood

Students’ Perspectives on the Master’s Degree in Music Education: A National Survey

Gregory Springer, Florida State University

Maple

It’s the Kids!: Examining Early-Career Elementary General Music Teacher Longevity in Title I Settings

Michael Chandler, Austin Peay State University

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9:40 AM – 10:10 AM

Breakout Rooms

Division Meetings

Breakout Rooms
  • Eastern Division – Auditorium (CT, DE, DC, EU, ME, MD, MA, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VT)
  • North Central Division – Alexander (IL, IN, IA, MI, MN, NE, ND, OH, SD, WI)
  • Northwest Division – Claxton (AK, ID, MT, OR, WA, WY)
  • Southern Division – Cone C (AL, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV)
  • Southwestern Division – Kirkland (AR, CO, KS, MO, NM, OK, TX)
  • Western Division – Maple (AZ, CA, HI, NV, UT)
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10:20 AM – 12:15 PM

Breakout Rooms

ASPA Meetings

Breakout Rooms
  • CRITICAL EXAMINATION OF CURRICULA – Alexander
  • CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE – Auditorium
  • MUSIC TEACHER EDUCATORS: IDENTIFICATION, PREPARATION, AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT – Azalea
  • MUSIC TEACHER HEALTH AND WELLNESS – Claxton
  • MUSIC TEACHER IDENTITY DEVELOPMENT – Dail
  • POLICY – Maple
  • SUPPORTING BEGINNING MUSIC TEACHERS – Dogwood
  • PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR THE EXPERIENCED TEACHER – Elm
  • PROGRAM ADMISSION, ASSESSMENT, AND ALIGNMENT – White Oak
  • SCHOOL/UNIVERSITY PARTNERSHIPS – Kirkland
  • TEACHER EVALUATION – Sharpe
  • TEACHER RECRUITMENT – Long Leaf Pine
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12:15 PM – 2:00 PM

Cone A & B

Poster Session 2

Lunch provided

PDF Abstracts | Poster Location Key

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2:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Presentation Session 6

PDF Abstracts

Breakout Rooms
Auditorium

Effect of Power: Inclusion & Equity Reform in Music Teacher Education

Conkling Forum Session

Mark Campbell, SUNY Potsdam; Emmett O’Leary, SUNY Potsdam; Andrea Maas, SUNY Potsdam; Nils Klykken, SUNY Potsdam; Kathryn Ta, West Genesee School District (NY); Benjamin Rybolt, Rochester City School District (NY); Janet Barrett, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (discussant); Sandra Stauffer, Arizona State University (discussant)

Cone C

Social Justice and Music Teacher Education: Thinking In Music or Thinking About Music?

Lily Chen-Hafteck, UCLA; Frank Heuser, UCLA

Alexander

GarageBanding Together: Collaborative School-University Composition Projects

Matthew Clauhs, Ithaca College

Claxton

Breaking Barriers: Music-Based Service Learning

Megan Sheridan, University of Florida; Melissa Lloyd,University of Florida

Dail

Taylor Finds His Balance: A Case Study

Tami Draves, University of North Carolina Greensboro

Dogwood

(In)visible Power: A Critical Policy Analysis of edTPA

David Potter, Michigan State University

Azalea

Diversifying our Profession – Taking the Next Steps

Darrin Thornton, The Pennsylvania State University

Kirkwood

Virgina Public School Administrators’ Perspectives on Instrumental Music Education

David Stringham, James Madison University

Maple

Reimagining General Teacher Education Coursework: An Alternative Curricular Model for Undergraduate Music Education Programs

Edward Hoffman, III, University of Montevallo

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2:40 PM – 3:10 PM

Presentation Session 7

PDF Abstracts

Breakout Rooms
Auditorium

Observing the Observer: An Examination of Preservice Music Teachers’ Initial Field Observations

Becky Marsh, Butler University

Cone C

Access to Audition: A Social Justice Initiative at the Higher Education Level to Improve Diversity in the Music Education Program through Increasing Readiness for All Applicants

Rachel Brashier, Rowan University; Adrian Barnes, Rowan University

Alexander

So Far, But Yet So Close: A Case Study of the Effects of Virtual Instrumental Lessons on Pre-Service Teachers and Their Students

Jennifer Hawkinson, University of Central Arkansas

Claxton

NASM and the Manifesto: Twenty-First Century Music Education

Carla Aguilar, Metropolitan State University of Denver

Dogwood

Examining the Relationship Between Teacher and Student Mental Health: Preparing Music Teachers to Model and Foster Mental Wellness

Candace Mahaffey, University of North Texas

Azalea

A Maker-Centered Approach to Cultivating the Musical Creativity of High School Students

Barry Hartz, University of Florida; Jodie Ricci, Hawken School

Kirkland

Collaborating to Support Preservice Music Teachers’ Vocal and Hearing Health

Mara Culp, Eastman School of Music; G. Todd Schneider, University of Rochester Medical Center; Liane Grasso, University of Rochester Medical Center

Maple

Music Teacher Identity Development Through the Lens of Interactive Near-Peer Assessment of Teaching Effectiveness

Erik Johnson, Colorado State University; Hollie Bennett, Denver Public Schools; Casey Lawson, Colorado State University

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3:15 PM – 4:15 PM

Auditorium

Plenary Session

featuring Dr. Doug Orzolek, The Lens of Who

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4:15 PM – 5:00 PM

Auditorium

Symposium Summary

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5:00 PM – 5:15 PM

Closing Remarks

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5:15 PM – 5:30 PM

Walk through campus to Music Building Atrium

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5:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Music Building Atrium

Banquet

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8:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Transportation available from UNCG to Greensboro Marriott Downtown

Look for Spartan Chariot buses or vans with SMTE window signs

Day 4 – Sunday, September 15, 2019

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9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

School of Music, Room 221

SMTE Executive Committee Meeting