The Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Professional Certification Program exists to improve the level of professionalism within the field of applied music teaching. It benefits the members of the profession itself, as well as the public who interacts with the profession.
For the music teaching professional, certification provides prestige, recognition and the potential for student recruitment and increased earning power. The designation of Nationally Certified Teacher of Music (NCTM) is given to successful candidates who meet the professional competencies and standards required for MTNA certification. All applied music teachers actively engaged in the profession are eligible for MTNA Professional Certification.
For more information or to schedule an exam, contact the Certification Chair at email@example.com or consult the MTNA Web site at http://www.mtnacertification.org/