The Saint Paul Piano Teachers Association (SPPTA) is one of the local Associations of the Minnesota Music Teachers Association, a branch of the Music Teachers National Association. The mission of these organizations is to promote professionalism, personal growth and the career development of its members, and to further the art of music by providing activities which encourage and support the performance and creation of music and scholarly research.
SPPTA Piano Teachers Care Enough about Their Students to provide both competitive and non-competitive musical growth opportunities; to give a broad, comprehensive music education of the highest quality; to develop the necessary skills for a lifetime of music; and to tangibly recognize progress along the way.
SPPTA Teachers Care Enough about Music in our Society to give of their time and resources to support the arts in their communities, state and nation; and to develop skills in their students which contribute to the musical life of homes, schools, places of worship, and communities.
SPPTA Teachers Care Enough about Themselves to plan and provide for their economic security, insurance protection and retirement income, as well as income for continuing study, quality equipment, and teaching materials.