Beth is an educator with 16 years of experience in primary, elementary, middle, and high school as well as EdTech. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education from Illinois State University with a minor in French, and a Master of Education in Learning Design and Leadership from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She is certified in Music, French, Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL), and Optimizing Diversity in Teams. She has mentored and supervised dozens of music educators, has delivered professional development and consulted for numerous organizations, and hosts a podcast for K-12 music educators. She is passionate about Music as a core subject, social equity, inclusion, Social-Emotional Learning, Broadway, brunch, and life-long learning.