GEMTA MINUTES—MARCH 13, 2009
Nine GEMTA members met in Room 100 at the Goshen College Music Center for the monthly meeting: Candy Henkler, Cindy Hawkins, Maxine Yoder, Evelyn Stichter, Karen Hartman, Nancy Ludden, Carolyn Hertzler, and Patricia Puffer.
Goshen College Professor Beverly Lapp presented “Building Teacher/Student/Family Partnerships”, opening the discussion with intriguing questions such as (paraphrased):
“How do you communicate with parents?”
“What do you wish parents would do more?”
“What would you define as the ideal home environment for piano development?”
“How do you work at the relational aspect of your teaching (with student)?”
Sources she shared:
Secretary Report read and accepted; Treasurer Report read and accepted; Historian Report not available; Website Report—website is progressing, www.gemta.net.
President: Cindy Hawkins
Vice President: Evelyn Stichter
Secretary: Laurie Miller
Treasurer: Maxine Yoder
The next GEMTA meeting is April 17 at Goshen College Music Center in Room 100, 9:00am. Patricia Puffer will moderate a Round Table Discussion on teaching concepts. Please bring topics and questions for discussion.
Maxine Yoder moved to adjourn the meeting, Evelyn Stichter 2nded, meeting adjourned.
for Laurie Miller, Secretary
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