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December, 15, 2021
04:15 PM - 04:45 PM


W 193


Heather Mansell

Heather Mansell
Dr. Dave Gerhart

Dr. Dave Gerhart

SHOP Talk: Show Me How To Get the Money – A New Look at Federal Funds for Music Education

Clinic Synopsis:

In this session, Ms. Mansell will give an overview of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and what opportunities the Title IV-A Funding can bring to public school music educators. Updates to the 2021 revised provisions in the law will also be covered.

Heather Mansell - Biographical Information

Heather Mansell, is the Marketing Manager, Education at Yamaha Corporation of America. An alumnus of the University of Toronto, and with over 17 years in the music industry, Ms. Mansell has helped to shape the music education initiatives at Yamaha. Ms. Mansell was recently named one of the “Smart Women in Music” at the 2020 Winter NAMM Show, and has been a presenter on ways to help build and expand music programs in schools. She is passionately dedicated to helping teachers create the next generation of music makers.

Dr. Dave Gerhart - Biographical Information

As Assistant Marketing Manager, Education and lecturer at the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at CSU, Long Beach, Dr. Gerhart is a nationally recognized performer, composer, and educator. He holds a D.M.A. in Percussion Performance from USC with an emphasis in Music Education.