Sign Up for Professional Development

Little Kids Rock supports school teachers across the country with professional development to help them change students’ 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. To learn more about each professional development, visit our Course Catalog.

In-Person 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.

Denver Modern Band 101

10/9/2021 from 9AM – 3PM MT

Asbury Elementary School
1320 E Asbury Ave
Denver, CO 80210

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Atlanta Modern Band 101

11/2/2021 from 9AM – 3PM EST

Sutton Middle School
2875 Northside Drive NW
Atlanta, GA 30305

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Clark County Modern Band 101

11/20/2021 from 9AM – 3PM PST

Green Valley High School
460 Arroyo Grande Blvd
Henderson, NV 89014

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Live Virtual Courses

Miami Virtual Modern Band 101

10/2/2021 from 9AM – 3PM EST
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National Virtual Modern Band 102

10/16/2021 from 9AM – 3PM EST

Pre-Requisite: MUST take Modern Band 101 prior to taking Modern Band 102

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Dallas Virtual Modern Band 101

10/23/2021 from 9AM – 3PM CST
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National Virtual Modern Band 101

11/13/2021 from 9AM – 3PM PST

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National Virtual Modern Band 102

12/11/2021 from 9AM – 3PM PST

Pre-Requisite: MUST take Modern Band 101 prior to taking Modern Band 102

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What Do You Get?

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

  • Upon completing of any of the above certification courses and subsequent registration of a modern band program, each K-12 teacher attendee will receive a FREE 32-key USB MIDI Keyboard (Limit 1 per teacher. School site must be in the continental USA).
  • 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.
  • All attendees that complete one of our certified courses will qualify for an exclusive offer from Soundtrap for Education.
  • Special offers from our partners including MasterClass,, Fender Play, and others; these include resources for you and your classroom such as composition tools, play-along apps, private lessons, and more!

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.