Foundations of The Future
June 25-28, 2023
Convention hosted by
The 2023 convention theme celebrates the role of early childhood music and movement in providing foundations for both young children and the individuals who make music with them.
Foundational Areas May Include:
Including global connections and interpersonal connections. Topics related to these connections can be related to (a) diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging (DEIB), (b) social-emotional learning (SEL), (c) empathy, (d) connections within school settings, (e) connections within home settings
Child & Adult Development
Including developmentally appropriate practice (DAP). This can include topics related to working with children with special needs and learning disorders as well as gifted children.
The Use of Technology
Beginnings of Lifewide Music Making
The Pedagogical Practices of Tomorrow
Session proposals, in a variety of formats, will be elicited that are related to any of the foundational areas discussed above.
Further information to come soon, including a call for proposal submissions. We’re looking forward to seeing you in the Rio Grande Valley in June!