ASTA's Collegiate Roundtable

Mission Statement


The roundtable is committed to the development, support, and enhancement of school  string teaching in  the United States by:


  • encouraging the development of string teacher educator positions at institutions involved in music teacher education;
  • identifying and recruiting successful string teachers to become string teacher educators and researchers through doctoral preparation;
  • mentoring novice string teacher educators in the tenure process;
  • supporting and enhancing preservice and inservice teacher education in policy and practice;
  • identifying and disseminating best practices in the profession;
  • developing a practical research agenda toward the above ends.


Sample job description
Tenure issues
Sample activities