Awards to USA public school music teachers to recognize exceptional teaching and student learning. The award is intended to support teachers who raise awareness of music education causes while making a positive influence on their community and school. Teachers must have at least 4 years of experience.
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Additional Eligibility Criteria
The Music Teachers of Excellence award is open to full time, public school music teachers who have at least 4 years of experience. Teachers who have won three years in a row must take (1) year off from applying.
The CMA Foundation’s Music Teachers of Excellence program is only open to traditional K-12 public music teachers.They are focused on solving issues of equity for the 50 million students and their teachers in public schools in the United States first and foremost.
The application process includes narrative responses, recommendations and a video lesson demonstration. The 2023 application is now through Friday, March 3, 2023 at 11:59PM CT.