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Professional Development Week for Educators

Come to Augsburg University for a week of music-specific professional development on current topics!

Summer 2019

Dates:  June 24-27, 2019, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.


  • J. Anthony Allen, Augsburg University – Technology in Music Education
  • Tim Buzza, Augsburg University and Thomas Edison High School (Minneapolis Public Schools) – Creativity in Music Education
  • Adrian Davis, Roosevelt High School (Minneapolis Public Schools) – Culturally Relevant Pedagogy
  • Sarah Minette, South High School (Minneapolis Public Schools) – Social Justice and Equity in Music Education
  • Emma Moonier, Augsburg University – Working with Special Needs Students in Music Education Settings

Applicable to ALL music educators in ALL music learning contexts!

  • Fun, engaging, hands-on sessions!
  • Take home resources and develop materials to use in your classroom in the fall.
  • FREE parking
  • Easy access off of I-94 and centrally located in Minneapolis
  • Lunch options on and off campus

Registration Information

TWO Options:  Clock Hours OR Graduate Credit

Registration rates until registration deadline of Monday, June 10:

  • $280 for clock hour registration (25 clock hours)
  • $1280 for two Augsburg graduate credits

Clock hour registrants will receive a signed certificate indicating 25 clock hours of participation to be used towards licensure renewal (satisfaction of PELSB cultural competence training requirement).


Limited space for participants – Register today!


When your registration has been processed, you will receive an e-mail confirmation for either the clock hour option or the graduate credit option. Please check this carefully for accuracy. A separate email will be sent to registrants with the syllabus for their graduate course once it has been finalized by the instructor.

For graduate credit only:

  • Complete the online registration process for graduate credit.
  • After online registration is confirmed via email, please complete this PDF and return to J. Anthony Allen via email ( or US Mail (Augsburg University, 2211 Riverside Avenue, CB 311, Minneapolis, MN 55454) by June 10, 2019.


All cancellations must be made in writing and received no later than May 31, 2019. Registrants are entitled to a full refund minus a $50 administrative fee when notification is received prior to May 31, 2019. No refunds will be given after May 31, 2019.

CANCELLATION/changes in programming

Students are urged to register by June 10, 2019 to ensure sufficient enrollment. Insufficient enrollment or instructor illness may require a schedule adjustment or cancellation. Registrants will be notified of any changes in the published information. If the workshop week is cancelled, all registrants will be issued a full refund.


We are pleased to offer a discounted Augsburg rate at the Courtyard Marriott Minneapolis, located just blocks away from campus. Please call the Marriott reservations line at 877-699-3216 and ask for the Augsburg University rate during the reservation process. You may also visit to reserve a room at the Augsburg rate.

Rate:  $140 per night plus tax. Please note that there is a 48-hour cancellation policy.


Do we accept Purchase Orders (POs)?
Yes, we do accept purchase orders! Please follow these steps by Monday, June 10:

  1. Email a copy of the purchase order to Emma Moonier (
  2. A code will be emailed to you to input into the registration system.
  3. Log on to the Summer 2019 Music Professional Development Week at Augsburg registration system and input into the registration system to proceed with registration.

Will you mail out anything prior to the workshop week?
We will not mail any materials. Any materials, such as a welcome letter from the instructors, will be made available online (notification via email).

How do I know if I need to purchase any books?
Those enrolled in the graduate course will include information about assigned texts in a welcome letter. It is the responsibility of each participant to purchase the materials prior to arriving at the workshop week.

What are classroom amenities like?
Augsburg offers a pleasant learning environment with up-to-date classrooms and workstations. Instructions on how to access the University wireless network will be provided to registrants upon check-in. NOTE: Electrical outlet availability in classrooms might be limited. It would be best to bring fully-charged laptops/smart devices daily.

Is there air conditioning?
Yes, classrooms are air-conditioned and some can become quite cool, so we suggest that you bring a sweater or light jacket, and/or dress in layers.

What food and beverage options are available?
Vending machines are located in buildings adjacent to the Music Building. Einstein Brothers and the University’s Dining Commons will be open for lunch and are located across the street from the Music Building (both cash and credit card are accepted). There are several fast food options close to the University (Jimmy John’s, Davanni’s, and Subway) with several restaurants located near the intersection of Cedar and Riverside Avenues (about a 10 to 12-minute walk from campus). Participants will have an hour for lunch each day.

Is there a lactation room available?
Private lactation lounges are located in Christensen Center (across the street from the Music Building).

Are gender neutral bathrooms available?
Two gender-neutral bathrooms are available on the main level of the Foss Center, which is adjacent to Anderson Music Hall.

Please contact Emma Moonier, instructor of music therapy (, or J. Anthony Allen, Assistant Professor of Music, Media, and Management (