Top Five List: MTNA Professional Development Resources

Lynette Zelis

MTNA Business Digest, Volume 1, Issue 1

October 2021

Have you checked out these MTNA professional development resources recently? A vast amount of experience and insight is right here at your fingertips. Peruse these pages and come away with new ideas, helpful tools and creative ways to change up your studio.

  • Business Resources: This section of the website offers a wealth of information for all aspects of running an independent music studio or school. Although some items are available to nonmembers, access to all Business Resources is one of the benefits of MTNA membership. Sign in with your MTNA username and password to access the complete list.
  • Legal Resources: Music teachers have some tough legal questions—here are the answers! Another benefit of MTNA membership, sign in with your MTNA username and password to access the complete list.
  • MTNA Webinars: These high-quality webinars are here to help you build your studio and enrich your teaching. This link takes you to the complete list of archived webinars. Nonmembers View allows nonmembers to view a small portion of each webinar. Members View allows signed-in members to view each webinar in full.
  • MTNA e-Journal Archives: These archives offer valuable articles; for example, check out the compelling February 2021 article: "Near, Far, Wherever You Are: Implications and Considerations for Remote Piano Instruction." Access to the e-Journal is another benefit of MTNA membership. The articles can be read, downloaded, printed or listened to aurally.
  • MTNA Studio Resources: This section of the MTNA website contains a wide variety of helpful resources for independent teachers with varied interests. MTNA membership is not required to view these resources.

Lynette Zelis


Lynette Zelis, NCTM, piano instructor and past president of the Illinois State MTA, is permanently certified by the ISMTA and MTNA. She is MTNA's East Central Division Director.



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