Classes for Suzuki Teachers for 2021

All classes and workshops will be held ONLINE for 2021

Upcoming Teacher Enrichment Classes

Early Childhood Curriculum Revision Course

5 Hour Course - Prerequisite: SECE Level One
Instructions: Sharon Jones & Danette Warren Schuh
Saturday, June 26th, 9:30-12 pm and 1-3:30 pm PDT
Cost: $85

Course Description: Wondering what changes are being made to the SECE curriculum after seeing the latest article in the Suzuki Journal? Come join trainers Sharon Jones & Danette Warren Schuh as they share the details and help us prepare to incorporate the changes into our teaching.

Keeping Your Motivation as a SECE Teacher

10-hour Enrichment Course - Prerequisite: SECE Level One
Instructor: Danette Warren Schuh
Monday - Friday, June 28 - July 2, 9-11 am PDT
Cost: $195

Course Description: Are you waiting to take SECE Stage Two? Or Three or Four? This enrichment course will help keep you motivated while we “pull up the weeds around the seeds and sprinkle the ground with water”. We will delve into literacy, parent education, observations in class, online teaching strategies, and many other topics to keep us motivated until “the carrot comes up!” Just as we always knew it would.” This course is not a curriculum revision course.

Importance of Early Literacy in SECE

10-hour Enrichment Course - Prerequisite: SECE Level One
Instructor: Danette Warren Schuh
Monday - Friday, June 28 - July 2, 1-3 pm PDT
Cost: $195

Course Description: In our SECE classes, storytime is a very important activity. This course will address reading to babies and toddlers in the SECE class ad educating parents on the importance of early literacy. We will also discuss how to continue the reading process into the private studio with the long-term goal of developing excellent music readers.

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More Teacher Enrichment Classes

Every Child Can!

Instructor: Danette Warren Schuh
(This course is a prerequisite to all Unit One Courses)

Session 1: April 25 & May 2, 12:00 - 4:00 PDT, $125 [FULL]

Session 2: June 6 & 13, 12:00 - 4:00pm (PDT) [FULL]

Teaching Strategies for Violin and Viola

Instructor: Ann Montzka-Smelser
Saturday and Sunday, June 26 and 27
8:00-noon and 1:00-3:00pm (PDT) $195

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Teacher Training Workshops

June 26 - July 3, 2021

  • Cello Unit 1, Heather Hadley (Cost: $600)
  • Violin Unit 1, Daniel Gee Cordova [Full] 8-10am & 3-5pm PDT Daily Saturday-Saturday

June 27 - July 2, 2021

  • Viola/Violin Unit 3, Betsy Stuen Walker

Participants can choose to register this course on violin or viola, this class will be taught using the viola books and having a viola for class is required. Cost: $475

9am to 12pm PDT Sunday - Friday

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