MTNA Teaching Specialist

The MTNA Specialist Program provides music teachers an opportunity to obtain a designation as a teaching specialist in the areas of RMM (Recreational Music Making) and/or Group Piano. The Specialist designation demonstrates to the public, employers, and peers that a teacher has devoted special attention to a particular teaching approach and has demonstrated specific understanding of the teaching approach to obtain the designation. Upon completion of requirements, applicants are granted the designation MTNA RMM Specialist or MTNA Group Teaching Specialist. Once the designation has been achieved, no renewal is required to maintain the designation.

The MTNA Specialist designation is granted without bias, discrimination, or favoritism between MTNA members and/or non-members or any other arbitrary differentiation. The program is objectively administered in a uniform manner to ensure fairness, accuracy, validity and integrity.