Candidates for Renewal of MTNA Permanent Professional Certification are not required to validate renewal with points, activities or verification. However, a renewal fee is required.
Candidates for Renewal with Administrative Verification must verify that he or she has met the requirements for fulfilling the following official MTNA Professional Certification Standards. A renewal fee is required.
Candidates for Renewal with Documentation of Professional Activities Points must complete Standard IV and Standard V. A renewal Fee is required.
Categories A and B fulfill Standard IV; Categories C and D, Standard V. Other music, education or business management related activities may be submitted to the National Certification Commission for consideration and approval.
When entering points for fractional point values, please enter as decimal and not as fraction. Ex: 1/2 should be entered as 0.5; 1/4 as 0.25; etc.
STANDARD IV: Professionalism and Partnerships (minimum of one  professional renewal activities/points required)
A. Contributing to the Profession. Competent music teachers contribute to the professional growth of their colleagues, their studios and schools, their professional associations and to their profession at large.
B. Building Partnerships. Competent music teachers understand and appreciate the unique position that the family unit, colleagues and the community play in the musical education of students. They actively seek opportunities to build and nurture partnerships with them.
STANDARD V: Professionalism and Personal Growth (minimum of one  professional renewal activities/points required)
C. Evaluating Professional Growth. Competent music teachers continually evaluate their personal teaching philosophy. They regularly assess their teaching and professional growth to expand their knowledge and improve their teaching.
D. Continuing Education. Competent music teachers enhance their understanding of current pedagogical materials and methods, technology and business management through continuing education.
INSTRUCTIONS: Please verify that you have met the requirements for fulfilling the following official MTNA Professional Certification Standards by checking YES or NO beside each statement. If a NO(s) is checked please state your reason(s) under “COMMENTS” below.