26 years public school teaching, K-12. Colorado Music Educators Association (CMEA) General Music Chair.
Educated and practiced in Spence Rogers strategies. Prefer hands-on and movement with guided practice.
Recently serving on the Colorado Music Educators Assembly (CMEA) Board as Elementary General Music Chair. Previously served 7 years as District 8(Northwest Colorado) Representative. Presided/presented at Colorado Music Educators Annual Conference on numerous topics related to music education. Jeff's award-winning children's choirs have received numerous accolades through the years at local and state level.
BA Music Business - Truman University; Kirksville, MO. BME - University of Northern Colorado; Greeley, CO. MME - VanderCook College of Music; Chicago, IL.
In addition to his work in education, Jeff is a published author and composer with roughly 35 composed and recorded piano pieces to his credit. He plays piano every Sunday at 2 churches and performs concerts featuring his compositions and classics throughout the year across the country. Several plays and musicals (included here) are credited to his authorship. Follow this page for more to be uploaded.
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Social Studies - History, U.S. History, World Language, Spanish, Arts & Music, Other (Arts), Music, Music Composition, Vocal Music, Instrumental Music, Other (Music), Drama, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa