GFA Education is founded on the 3 Ps:
Pathways: Teacher training, networking, guidance and support.
- Teacher training sessions will be coming to a regional event near you soon, stay connected with GFA for announcements
- Write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org to have your name added to our Teacher Directory
- Read about how successful guitar educators got to where they are now and learn from their stories Coming Soon!
- If you are a certified guitar educator seeking a job contact email@example.com to be considered for GFA support in job placement
Teacher training with GFA Education Director, Matt Denman in Albuquerque, NM
Publications: Printed and online resources for both guitar students and teachers.
- Prodigies premiered in June, 2016. Prodigies is a fun guitar workbook for guitarists ages 13 and under. If you are interested in receiving Prodigies for your students or classroom please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
- View the latest issue of Prodigies Coming Soon! (available to registered GFA members only)
- Enrich your classroom with the GFA Teacher Handbook, including Best Practices, Graded Ensemble Rubric, Curriculum guidance and more Coming Soon! (available to registered GFA members only)
Program Development: Consultation, curriculum development, support, and staffing assistance.
- GFA is currently partnering with various schools across the country to develop and create pre-college guitar programs. If you are interested in developing a guitar program, please contact email@example.com. We strive to assist each program with its specific needs and would love to talk to you in detail about your goals and how we can help you achieve them.
- Current GFA partner schools include:
- Youth Performing Arts High School, Louisville, KY
- Booker T. Washington High School, Dallas, TX
- Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District, Los Angeles County, CA
Matt Denman with Dr. Scott Rudes, Christopher McGuire and Steve Schrag at Booker T. Washington High School
"[Matt Denman's] comments and ideas were inspiring and [he] really connected with the students. As an instructor, I gathered a lot of ideas for communicating with students about technique and musical interpretation of their pieces." - Steve Schrag, Guitar Instructor, Booker T. Washington High School, Dallas, TX (2016)