Curriculum Committee

Statement of Purpose

The Curriculum Committee supports the implementation of the New York State Learning Standards for the Arts in all areas of music education. It provides guidance and resources for curricula that are innovative, relevant, robust, representative, and responsive to a diverse population of students.

 

Curriculum Committee Current Members:

  • Dr. Mary Carlson, Retired, Nazareth College
  • Nikki Cole, Bath-Haverling Central School District
  • Dennis Creighton, Shoreham-Wading Central School District
  • Debbie Cunningham, Jamesville-DeWitt Central School District
  • Matt Gayle, Potsdam Central School District
  • Dr. Denise Lutter, Retired, Bronxville
  • Ann Trombley, Retired, Monticello Central School District
  • Fred Weingarten, Ithaca College — Chair
  • Gary West, White Plains Central School District

Past Committee Members:

  • Denise Abbattista, Moravia Central Schools
  • Erin Ayer, Amherst Central School District
  • Jennifer Davis, Chautauqua Lake High School
  • Mark Fonder, Ithaca College
  • Marc Greene, Ithaca College
  • Nancy Guilfoyle, Rush-Henrietta Central School District
  • Sue Hoffmann, Union Endicott Central School District
  • Craig Knapp, Rocky Point Union Free School District
  • Linda Sullivan, Plattsburgh City School District
  • Marie Sullivan, Retired, Williamsville Central Schools

 

 

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Join us at NYSSMA’s 87th Winter Conference:

       Sessions sponsored by Curriculum Committee

       Propose your own session for next year’s Winter Conference!

 

 

~ Exploring Standards and Instructional Practices through a BEDR lens

~ Institute for Composer Diversity

                       – a data base encouraging the discovery, study, and performance of music written by composers from historically excluded groups

 

*Submit your instructional idea for inclusion in:  Innovative Instruction for Standards-Based Learning

 

 

Welcome to the New York State P12 Learning Standards for the Arts    

You can find all the standards and related resources here:

 

 

 

 

 

Understanding the National Core Arts Standards

Video Introduction to NCAS (NAfME)

• Crosswalk

• Navigating the NCAS

• Anchor Standards & Components

• Customize Your Own Handbook

• National Core Arts Standards Overview

    

 

Curriculum Exemplar(s) for Music

• Programmatic Music

• Performance Preparation

• Between the Wars: A Living Timeline

• Introduction To Quality Tone Production in Beginning Violinists

         • Identification of Quarter and Paired Eighth notes (new!)

 

 

 

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