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2008 Fall Symposium

RSVP TO: Gerard Krupke and Ryan Person
2008 Fall Symposium Co-Chairs -

Saturday, November 1, 2008 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Iowa State University – Music Building, Ames, Iowa

Greetings from your 2008 Fall Symposium Chairs,
It has been our honor and pleasure to bring to you sessions that will help you continue to improve your skills and knowledge in your music and choral classrooms. We've polled the masses to find relevant issues and knowledgeable presenters to give you the best experience possible. Here is the basic information about the Symposium, as well as an outline of the sessions:

Cost: 1st Year Teachers: FREE! (mileage is coverage)
College Students: FREE! (no mileage covered)
ICDA Members: $10

To register, contact: before Oct. 23rd

"Throwing Spaghetti on the Wall" Catch some different strategies and tactics to add to your bag of tricks. Come see what sticks!

"Keep'Em Singing" Devise new strategies to help your middle school rehearsal move more quickly with purpose and planning.

"The State MANDATE" Sort through the Board of Education’s requirements for everything from licensure to professional portfolios.

"The Must Do's and Don'ts of the High School Choir Room" Learn about specific ways to ensure success in your high school program.

Panel Discussion: "You Are Not Alone“ A panel of young teachers will discuss their fears, struggles, and successes in the first years of teaching.