2018 String Project of the Year
Apply for the 2018 Outstanding String Project of the Year Award
This award is given annually by ASTA. The recipient is honored at the ASTA National Conference.
Application Deadline: December 15, 2017
Applications should be submitted via email in the form of a PDF attachment to Claire Morrell: email@example.com
The National String Project Consortium is actively involved at the annual American String Teacher's Association National Conference. The sessions are open to all!
NSPC Activities at ASTA 2018
Wednesday, March 7, 2018:
Board Meeting (NSPC board members only), room TBD
Open discussion, roundtable, and site news sharing with board, room TBA
NSPC reception, room TBD
NSPC Sessions at ASTA 2017
Thursday, March 8, 2018:
Poster Displays: All day!
Please bring any posters and displays from String Project sites. These need to be set-up early Thursday morning (before the first Thursday morning session) and taken down at the end of the day. Please do not plan on being able to tack anything to the walls with pins/tack/etc. Please also feel free to bring fliers and other promotional materials. This is a great opportunity for us to share our String Project sites with a great string community.
NSPC Best Practices Sessions @ ASTA 2017
If you are interested in giving a presentation at one of the following Best Practices sessions, please contact the session moderator directly.
Best Practices in National String Project Consortium (NSPC) String Projects: Strategies from Emerging Teachers (2:15–3:15 p.m.)
Pre-service teachers from various String Project programs around the country will share strategies for successfully working with groups of young string players. String Projects provide practical hands-on training for undergraduate and graduate students during their college years, and give children in the surrounding communities the opportunity to study a string instrument.
Moderator: Elizabeth Chappell, University of North Texas
If interested in getting involved, please contact Elizabeth Chappell directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
Special Topics National String Project Consortium (NSPC) String Projects: Video and Media Promotion (3:45–4:45 p.m.)
This National String Project Consortium sponsored session will feature presentations from String Project sites across the country as they discuss special topics that contribute to the health, success, and sustainability of String Project sites. This year's discussion and presentation centers around how, when, and why to use video and media for program promotion.
Moderator: Sophie Till, Marywood University
If interested in getting involved, please contact Sophie Till directly at email@example.com