Sign Up for Professional Development

Little Kids Rock supports school teachers across the country with professional development to help them change kids’ lives. Our courses and their accompanying online music education resources are designed to build professional skills in new and innovative areas of school music pedagogy in order to help music teachers successfully run modern band programs. During this unprecedented time, all of our professional development is online, with upcoming courses below.


Upcoming Virtual Certification Courses

The following certification courses are open to all educators! Completion of one or more of the following courses provides you with professional development hours, certifies you as a Little Kids Rock teacher, and renders you eligible to join the Little Kids Rock teacher community. All dates listed for each applicable course must be completed.

Fort Wayne, IN
Virtual Modern Band 101
February 22, March 1, & March 8 from 7PM – 9PM ET
Hosted in coordination with Fort Wayne Community Schools
Open to all educators nationally!

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Greeley, CO
Virtual Modern Band 101 (Ukulele Focused)
February 10 & February 17 from 1:10 PM – 4:00PM MT
Hosted in coordination with Greeley-Evans Weld School District 6
Open to all educators nationally!

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Georgia
Virtual Modern Band 101
February 24, March 3, & March 10 from 4PM – 6PM ET
Hosted in coordination with Georgia Department of Education
Open to all educators nationally!

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Georgia
Digital Songwriting & Production 161
February 25, March 4, & March 11 from 4PM – 6PM ET
Hosted in coordination with Georgia Department of Education
Open to all educators nationally!

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What Do You Get?

After attending a certification course, teachers receive the following benefits:

  • Access to future courses at no cost.
  • Access to our private online community of more than 1,800 Modern Band practitioners from across the country, posting questions, sharing resources, and exchanging support every day.
  • A deeply discounted registration rate to our Modern Band Summit conference.
  • Continued access to our curricular materials and online resources.
  • Special offers from our partners including MasterClass, GuitarInstructor.com, Fender Play, and others; these include resources for you and your classroom such as composition tools, play-along apps, private lessons, and more!

Upcoming Virtual Elective Professional Developments

The following elective professional developments are open to all educators! To become a certified Little Kids Rock teacher and receive the eligible benefits, teachers must complete one of our certification courses.

New York City
Next Steps on Songwriting 181
April 6 from 4:45PM – 6:45PM ET
Open to all educators nationally!

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New York City
Virtual Music Performance 186
March 17 from 4:45PM – 6:45PM ET
Open to all educators nationally!

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New York City
Virtual Music Performance 187
March 24 from 4:45PM – 6:45PM ET
Open to all educators nationally!

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To be notified about other upcoming courses, click here and let us know a bit about yourself.

NOTE: Little Kids Rock cares about teachers and the important work they do to transform the lives of their students.  In that spirit, we have made all of the available courses above completely FREE for educators. There is no cost affiliated with attending these courses or joining the Little Kids Rock community.