LOS ANGELES SECONDARY MUSIC TEACHERS ASSOCIATION (LASMTA)

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Music Educator's Handbook

Click HERE to download PDF file.  The handbook was created by teachers in LAUSD.  It includes information & actual handouts and documents as attachments located near the end of the document.  If you wish to contribute to the handbook!, please email Desiree: djf3819@lausd.net 

Also, join us at our monthly meetings for Teacher directed Best Practices/ Music PD!


TABLE OF CONTENTS:                                                

  1. Counseling Department                                      If you are interested in the forms and instructions on how   
  2. Programming                                                    to send your student reminders via text message go
  3. Class Lists                                                       to this link! http://tinyurl.com/musicREMINDERS
  4. Personnel On Your Campus
  5. Letters To Parents
  6. Parent Meeting
  7. Auditioning Methods
  8. Purchasing Instruments
  9. Repair
  10. Tuning Instruments
  11. Instrument/ Music/ Folder/ Uniform Inventory
  12. Assigning / Loaning Out Instruments
  13. Professional Organizations
  14. Recruiting
  15. Selection Of Repertoire
  16. Guitar Curriculum
  17. Concert /Field Trip Opportunities
  18. Concert Prep
  19. Student Retention
  20. Accompanists
  21. Storage
  22. Technology
  23. Fundraisers
  24. Festivals
  25. Outside District Festivals
  26. Music Library
  27. School Funds
  28. Concert Participation
  29. Discipline/ Classroom Management
  30. Method Books
  31. Extra Assignments
  32. Written Tests And Quizzes
  33. Advocacy
  34. Non-Profits
  35. Sample Lesson Plans / Agendas
  36. Creating a Positive Classroom Environment
  37. Pacing Throughout The Calendar Year