National Certification

National Certification

As a member of OMTA, you can work toward becoming a Nationally Certified Teacher of Music (NCTM). The Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) awards this prestigious distinction to applicants who meet the most rigorous standards in music theory, history, pedagogy and performance.

Becoming nationally certified helps the public identify the most competent music teachers in the community, enhancing your potential for student recruitment and increasing your earning power.

More details can be found through the MTNA web site. For further information and personal assistance in completing the certification process, contact Wilma Hawkins, OMTA Certification Chair.