ASTA's Collegiate Roundtable

Sample Activities

Research/Creative Activity

  • Publish original scholarly monographs
  • Publish original research reports in peer-reviewed journals
  • Present research at professional conference, in session
  • Author or co-author educational policy papers
  • Publish of articles in professional literature, non peer-reviewed
  • Present research at professional conference, poster session
  • Consult with ongoing research programs (i.e., designing a measure, reviewing research protocols)
  • Organize and preside over scholarly events
  • Create original instructional materials, curriculum, arrangements, and compositions
  • Maintain active music making (performing, conducting, composition)


  • Teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses with consistently high student and peer evaluations
  • Direct doctoral dissertations and masters theses
  • Serve on doctoral dissertation and masters thesis committees
  • Serve on non-thesis graduate committees
  • Advise undergraduate and graduate students
  • Support student recitals
  • Supervise student teachers
  • Mentor and supervise graduate student teaching assistants
  • Develop models of teaching with technology, integrate technology component into undergraduate curriculum
  • Contribute to development of Professional Development Schools
  • Develop professional development opportunities for inservice and cooperating teachers
  • Develop clinical activities for undergraduate and graduate students


  • Recruit, interview, and admit students of high potential, in line with school enrollment management plan
  • Actively participate in School of Music, College, and University committees
  • Collaborate with School and University outreach efforts
  • Serve professional organizations at all levels
  • Maintain a high profile in state music education, through service to the professional organizations
  • Adjudicate local, state, and regional level performance events
  • Serve as liaison to State Department of Education
  • Visit and work with K-12 students in their classrooms

Sample job description
Tenure issues