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Ladies and Gentlemen, I’m pleased to announce that I will be serving as an adjunct-summer-faculty member at Valley Forge Christian College (VFCC). I am hopeful that many of you will consider enrolling for this opportunity to study with me and receive accredited Graduate Credits and/or part of your TI:ME Music Technology Teacher’s Certification. The great thing about this course is that it will be offered completely ONLINE!
This summer I will be offering a TI:ME level 2 course at VFCC. I will be teaching the TI:ME 2c: Integrating Technology into the Music Curriculum course. Any of you that follow me on MusTech.Net, or Twitter, or have been to be clinic presentations know that this is one of my specialty areas. I am very excited to be able to offer this through FVCC in a new online format so that ANYONE, ANYWHERE may have the opportunity to take this course with me. This course is listed as a level 500 (graduate) course in the FVCC curriculum.
For those un-familiar with TI:ME music teacher certification process, you can find out about the two levels of certification direct from the TI:ME site -choose “certification” from the Professional Development sidebar.
Basically, the certifications are as follows:
Level 1 Certification Procedures:
Complete TI:ME 1A and TI:ME 1B courses at any authorized TI:ME site.
Submit the TI:ME Level 1 Registration & Certification Form
Level 2 Certification Procedures:
Since the Summer of 2002, there have been two paths to TI:ME Level 2 Certification.
Complete TI:ME Level 1 certification then a TI:ME 2A course, a TI:ME 2B course, and TI:ME 2C.
Complete five Level 2 courses including at least one TI:ME 2A course, one TI:ME 2B course, and the TI:ME 2C course at any authorized TI:ME site.
The (MY) Class Details:
Dates Offered: July 26th through the 30th.
Times: 8am to 4:30pm EST
Course Number and Credits: MED 530 -3 Credits
Where: Anywhere! It’s ONLINE!
Cost: $900 U.S. Dollars
Please don’t hesitate to call VFCC for more information. I look forward to working with you all! What are you waiting for?
Joseph M. Pisano, Ph.D., is an industry innovator, educator, clinician and lecturer, trumpeter and conductor, and the creator of many music and education websites. He is currently the Vice President of Innovation and Engagement at Keystone Ridge Designs, Inc. After twenty-three years as a professor and administrator in higher education, he made the move into industry in 2018.
As one of the youngest full professors in Grove City’s history, he served in many capacities during his tenure including Professor of music, Director of Music and Fine Arts Technology, Technical Director of the Pew Fine Arts Center, Associate/Assistant Chair of Music and Fine Arts, Director of Jazz Studies.
He finished his tenure at the college as the Director of Bands, where he directed the college’s Symphonic Concert Band, Wind Ensemble, Marching Band, Pep Band, and various smaller ensembles. He continues to guest direct bands, consult with music programs, and adjudicate ensembles and programs today.
He has been named a TI:ME Teacher of the Year, received the JEN Jazz Educator Award, the PA Citation of Excellence, and named a “member for life” of the PA Intercollegiate Bandmasters Association. He is a past Vice President of the Technology Institute for Music Educators, an associate member of the American Bandmasters Association, a past President of the PA Intercollegiate Bandmasters Association, and a member of various education and music honoraries.
He has written for numerous publications including DCI Magazine, Teaching Music Magazine, SBO, and was the Educational Editor for In-Tune Monthly Magazine for eight years; he has contributed hundreds of articles to various publications.
He is an active conductor, trumpeter, clinician, and educator. Find out more at his website: jpisano.com.