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Illinois ASTA 2019 Teacher Enrichment Workshop


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Illinois ASTA 2019 Teacher Enrichment Workshop

September 7, 2019

Earn graduate credit from VanderCook by attending the 2019 IL ASTA Teacher Enrichment Workshop. Students must attend 12.5 clock hours of clinic sessions and concerts for one graduate credit, or 25 clock hours for two credits.

The 2019 Clinic Schedule:

  • Dr. Judy Palac, String Playing & Teaching for Healthy Lifelong Music Making

  • Dr. Stephen Benham, Designing an Effective String Curriculum for Your Studio or School Classroom

  • Timothy Fawkes, Everyone’s in the Picture: Cultivating a Human-Centered String Classroom/Studio

An electronic portfolio is required in order to receive graduate credit. Portfolios should include summaries and critiques of all sessions and/or workshops or concerts attended, as well as copies of all handouts, programs and other supporting materials. Portfolios must be received no later than April 24, 2020.

Educators seeking credit must also register for each workshop with
IL ASTA. Please visit for additional information. MECA pricing does not include any fees associated with

For portfolio guidelines and additional information, please contact
Dr. Robert Sinclair at 312.788.1144 or

Course Details

Illinois ASTA 2019 Teacher Enrichment Workshop

Course Code 7379

1 Graduate Credit

$350, due in full with registration

Maine South High School
Park Ridge, IL


VanderCook College of Music

3140 South Federal Street
Chicago, IL 60616-3731
(312) 225-6288

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