Why MTNA Professional Certification?
Certification provides a national unity and strength for the purpose of maintaining the position of music study and exists to improve the level of professionalism within the field of music teaching. Certification benefits the members of the profession itself, as well as the public who interacts with the professional. For the music teaching professional, certification provides prestige, recognition and the potential for student recruitment and increased earning power. The certification program offers tools to improve teaching skills through continuous study and planning.
As a member of CAPMT and MTNA, you can become a Nationally Certified Teacher of Music (NCTM)