PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM FOR TEACHERS
This program was developed to give teachers the opportunity to earn required continuing professional education credits while connecting them with the large pool of talented songwriters and educators who come to the festival.
We host a series of classes during each festival, which have included topics such as how to use the voice to earn a living, proper voice & breathing techniques, programs to help end teasing & bullying in the schools, and hands-on classes led by songwriters and music educators on topics related to teaching songwriting to students, developing student writing and artistic skills, and personal creative development.
After classes teachers can enjoy round-the-clock music and relaxing in the hills. There are no additional charges for attending these workshops, although a festival wristband is REQUIRED to be on the ranch. Classes are accredited by the State Board for Educator Certification.