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Fall 2022 MECA

Continuing Education Courses


Midwest Clinic Experience: A Retrospective


December 19-December 22, 2022

Course Code



1 Graduate Credit


$175, due in full with registration


Make the most of your experience at the Midwest Clinic! As a co-founder of the Midwest Clinic, VanderCook is offering teachers an opportunity to earn one semester hour of graduate credit attending clinic sessions and concerts at this year’s conference. Following the Midwest Clinic, students will upload copies of all handouts, concert programs and other supporting materials to our online learning platform, Schoology. In addition, students will submit written responses summarizing and critiquing all sessions and concerts attended. Participants must attend 12.5 hours of clinics, concerts, and sessions to earn one graduate credit. All materials and discussions must be completed by January 20, 2023. 

Please click 2022 Midwest Clinic Experience Information (1) for details regarding assignments.


Register for the Midwest Clinic today:


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Learning Platform Information - Online Courses Only

Schoology is a learning management system that allows you to interact directly with your instructors, fellow students, and members of the greater VanderCook community.

The evening  before your class begins, be on the lookout for an email from Schoology with log-in instructions. Once you receive credentials, visit 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

Please see specific software/hardware requirements in the course description.

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).


This course is a retrospective. Materials will be reviewed by the MECA office.

The mission of VanderCook College of Music is to enrich the lives of present and future generations by developing uniquely skilled music teachers who exhibit strong character, professionalism, and a commitment to excellence.

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