Interested in joining Music Teachers National Association? Please click join here to be taken to the MTNA website! See below for the many amazing benefits this organization offers! The local IMTA (Iowa Music Teachers Association) has past magazines to view here: Iowa Music Teachers Magazine If you are unsure which local association you would be a part of in Iowa, please contact Sharon Jensen.
The Benefits of Membership Because of the solidarity inherent in the music-teaching profession, membership with MTNA is accompanied by invaluable privileges and advantages. For the lifetime of your career, it's an investment in crucial musical commodities like continuing education, career development, peer recognition and networking programs—all designed specifically for you. Discounts and Resources—discounts on MTNA conferences and competitions, as well as office supplies, travel and much more! Educational Opportunities—featuring MTNA's preeminent yearly national conference, with workshops and seminars on teaching (including group and recreational music-making), ethics, industry developments and more. Professional Development—MTNA's popular monthly webinars cover a variety of topics of interest to music teachers, from studio resources to ornamentation to cybersecurity. Professional Support Services—recommendations and referrals for studio resources, insurance and legal consultation, enrichment grants for teacher study, merchant services and new technology resources. Exclusive Publications—MTNA keeps you up-to-date with current trends in the music industries with our two exclusive publications: American Music Teacher—the official journal of MTNA, providing articles, columns and reviews to inform, educate and challenge six times a year MTNA e-Journal—an online-based jounal containing informational articles supplemented with interactive features and extras.