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December, 20, 2022
12:30 PM - 01:00 PM




S.H.O.P. Talk - How to Finish Student Teaching With a Glowing Recommendation

Clinic Synopsis:

In this clinic, Katherine will discuss how to get the most out of your student teaching experience and the actions you can take while you're there to ensure your cooperating teacher is singing your praises when you walk out the door.

Katherine Norris - Biographical Information

Katherine Norris is in her fifth year as an Assistant Band Director at Henry Middle School. At Henry, Ms. Willer conducts the Symphonic Band and teaches the beginning flute, clarinet, and double reed classes. She also assists with the Concert and Honors Bands. Katherine graduated magna cum laude from the University of Houston in May 2018 with a bachelor’s degree in music education. While at the University of Houston, Katherine was a drum major for the Spirit of Houston Cougar Marching Band. She was also president of the UH chapter of the National Association for Music Education and a member of Kappa Kappa Psi, National Honorary Band Fraternity. She studied flute under Melissa Suhr. In 2019, Katherine began serving on the brass staff of the Madison Scouts from Madison, Wisconsin. She is also a part of the Curriculum Faculty for Forward Leadership, a program offered by the Madison Scouts. During summers, she works with different programs as a facilitator for the curriculum. Katherine has presented at the Wisconsin Music Educators Conference and works with bands in the Austin area as a clinician. Katherine's professional memberships include the Texas Music Educators Association and the Texas Bandmasters Association.