Members of SPPTA have the opportunity to become certified with MTNA. This is a great opportunity for teachers who teach private lessons, as well as those who teach group lessons.
The MTNA Professional Certification Program exists to improve the level of professionalism within the field of music teaching. Certification helps readily identify competent music teachers within the community and provides these teachers with prestige, recognition and the potential for student recruitment and increased earning power.
The MTNA Professional Certification program exists for teachers who teach music to students of any
age- level in private or group settings. The program is based upon a set of five standards defining what a competent music teacher should know and be able to do.