Professional  Development

Proficiency-Based Teaching and Learning

Submitted by: Julie Weller, North Medford High School, Choral Teacher


Submit here for a PDU certificate issued by OMEA.



1. What is Proficiency- Based Teaching and Learning
2. The Purpose of the Tools used in Proficiency
3. Proficiency Learning and Grading in the Secondary Music Rehearsal (Power Point)
4. Elements of Proficiency Grading- From: A Repair Kit for Grading- 15 Fixes for a Broken Grades, by Ken O’ Connor



1. Music Course Expectations Example Letter
2. CapMap Reading Music Example
3. CapMap Vocal Performance Example



1. Expressive Performance Skills Rubric
2. Generic Music Reading Skills Rubric
3. Performance Assessment Rubric- Designed by:  Yoko Kan, South Medford High School


Learning Targets

1. Learning Targets for Band- 1st Quarter- Designed by:  Yoko Kan, South Medford High School
2. Learning Targets for Women’s and Men’s Choirs



1. National Standards for Music Education

2. National Core Music Standards

3.National Standards Compared 1994 & 2014

4. Oregon Arts State Standards

Teacher Workshops

None submitted at this time

Voice TEACHER Resources

Peter Holden- A Cappella Resources

Steve Peters-  My 3Choarls Cs and Peter-isms

Dr. Christopher Peterson- Choral Rehearsal Strategies that Promote On-Task Behavior

Dr. Christopher Peterson-  Warm Up Sequence

David Wright- Classic Tags

Dr. Steven Zielke- Working with the Adolescent Voice



Dr.Scott Shuler- Band Together

Dr.Scott Shuler- Keeping Our Balance