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Music Teacher Education

Jacqueline Kelly-McHale, MTE Division President




 Society for Music Teacher Education

            For information on teacher evaluation and other topics related to music education,

                        Go to smte.us

            The SMTE teacher evaluation link is very helpful: 



Illinois State Board of Education

            Information on Teacher Evaluation – go to:         


See link to student growth component time table
See link to Part 50 of PERA (teacher Evaluation models and plans)


Resources to Consider for Development of Curriculum and Assessments

            Shaping Sound Musicians by Patricia O’Toole (GIA Publications)

            Just Good Teaching: Comprehensive Musicianship Through Performance in Theory and Practice 
                       by Laura Sindberg (Rowman & Littlefield)  

           Comprehensive Musicianship (Wisconsin Model)


PERA Part 50 Evaluation Plans (248.9 KB)

Student Growth Timeline (68.6 KB)

Teaching Music in Illinois - Survey Report (1.7 MB)

Teaching Music in Illinois - Executive Summary (211.5 KB)

Teaching Music in Illinois - Advocacy Brochure (150.2 KB)

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