Music Teachers National Association—the preeminent source for music teacher support, where members embody like-minded values and commitment to their students, colleagues and society as a whole, while reaping the rewards of collaboration, continuity and connection throughout the lifetime of their careers. The mission of MTNA is to advance the
value of music study and music making to society and to support the
professionalism of music teachers.
MTNA maintains two subsidiary programs: MTNA Professional
Certification Program and the MTNA Foundation Fund. The Professional
Certification Program exists to improve the level of professionalism
within the field of applied music teaching and helps the public readily
identify competent music teachers in their communities. The MTNA
MTNA Foundation Fund supports programs to financially assist teachers and
students with their educational pursuits while providing an opportunity
for individual and corporate support of MTNA and its programs.