What's Great about Edison?Vocal Teacher Ken Brown
Our Vocal Music teacher Mr. Ken Brown who has been chosen to receive the New Jersey Music Educators Association Master Teacher Award for 2010-2011 school year. In 1979, the NJMEA, in conjunction with the NJRMEA (New Jersey Retired Music Educators Association,) inaugurated a program to discover, recognize, and honor its quality music educators.
To be eligible for consideration, the nominee must:
1. have completed a minimum of ten years of music teaching in New Jersey schools (public, parochial, private, or collegiate.)
2. be actively teaching and a member of MENC-NJMEA for at least ten years.
3. display teaching excellence, as the only other major criterion used in the selection process.
Mr. Brown has taught here for 14 years and his vocal programs have consistently been ranked superior and won competitions including last year at the Boston Festival of Music. This year they are planning a trip to festivals in Florida and are working to raise money to make this happen.