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The Illinois State Music Teachers Association is affiliated with the Music Teachers National Association .
Our mission is to advance the value of music study and music making to society and to support the professional development of music teachers in the state of Illinois.
There are no membership restrictions. If you are interested in the opportunities available through ISMTA/MTNA membership and are concerned about the welfare of music in society, you are invited to join. It is not necessary to have a music degree or be affiliated with a music school.
Please click here to download an application for membership.
If you are a collegiate, please click here to down an MTNA collegiate application.
As an ISMTA member, you will join MTNA, the nation’s oldest professional music organization. You will be entitled to all MTNA membership services including a subscription to the award-winning magazine, American Music Teacher, insurance programs, publications and workshops. Your students may enter the performance auditions or apply for the composition award. To join, please contact http://www.mtna.org. Contact our ISMTA Membership Chair, Susan Twitty (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have any questions about how to join.
The Local Associations are the strength and backbone of ISMTA. Eighteen area groups are located about the state and serve as a strong networking organization for interested teachers. Monthly meetings are held featuring an expert speaker and members have the opportunity to become involved in committee functions and programs tailored to their needs.
Certification will set you apart as a teacher of high professional standards. You will be recognized by employers, clients, and your peers as a teacher committed to high musical goals and excellence in your profession. ISMTA offers education programs to assist teachers in the accreditation process and administers the evaluation necessary to award certification. For more information, go to http://www.mtnacertification.org/
AIM PUBLICATIONS BROCHURE
Please click HERE to download a copy of our AIM Publications Brochure.
The Constitution and By-Laws of the Illinois State Music Teachers Association are available here.