Summer 2021 MECA
Continuing Education Courses
Band Administration for a Comprehensive Program
This course will provide multiple strategies for successfully managing the non-musical responsibilities of a comprehensive band program. Explore tools to help organize: boosters, staff, student leaders, budgets, fundraisers, calendars, assets, requisitions, and recruiting and retention efforts. Learn to effectively communicate with coaches/teachers, administrators, students, parents and the community.
By the end of this course students will be able to:
- Create a plan for asset acquisition and management (music, instruments, uniforms)
- Organize annual calendars, performances, boosters, and student leaders
- Outline strategies for effective communication with students, faculty and the community
Schoology is a learning management system that allows you to interact directly with your instructors, fellow students, and members of the greater VanderCook community.
Soon after you register, be on the lookout for an email from Schoology with log-in instructions. Once you receive credentials, visit www.online.vandercook.edu to login.
Some courses have specific online chat meeting times (please see course descriptions), while others have a flexible meeting schedule. You can expect all courses to meet together in a live online chat. If a live meeting time doesn’t work, you can work with your instructor to make other arrangements.
More information about Schoology can be found at www.schoology.com
Online course grades are available within two weeks of the course(s) completion. If you need a transcript, please CLICK HERE to access the online transcript request form. For a faster turnaround time, please submit the transcript request to the registrar prior to the end of your course(s).