Abbott, Amy

Email
amy.j.abbott@gmail.com
Phone
(303) 918-1271
Division
Western
OAKE Affiliated Chapter
ROCKE

Educational Background

Masters in Music Education with a Kodály Emphasis, CSU, 2009
Kodály Certification, CSU, 2005
Kodály Certification, PSU, 2002
Bachelors of Music Education, University of Colorado @Boulder, 1998

Kodály Studies

Kodály Certification, CSU, 2004-2005 (levels 2-3 plus OAKE Certification)
Kodály Certification, PSU, 1999-2002 (levels 1-4 plus OAKE Certification)

Teaching Experience

Red Hawk elementary: general music, elementary choir, elementary theatre, handbells, drums (2011-present)
CSU- Level 2 Kodály Instructor: pedagogy, folksong, analysis & materials (2012-present)
Indian Peaks Elementary: general music, elementary choir, handbells (2001-2011)
Faye Wright Elementary: general music, elementary choir, handbells (1998-2001)

Presentation Experiences

OAKE National Conference: 2017 & 2018
Divisional Presentations: Bakersfield MEA, Nebraska MEA, Knoxville MEA
Chapters: AKTS, CAKE, KEGA, KET, KEWT, KMEK, LUCKE, MTAKE, NCAKE, NMEA, NPKC, NWKE, OKE PKSOR, ROCKE, SNAKE, SWOKE, TRIKE
Professional development: Amarillo ISD, CO Springs SD and St. Vrain Valley School Districts

Areas of Expertise

Upper Elementary Students
Literacy Games and Assessments
Singing Games, Play Parties and more

Session Topics

Catching the Attention of the Upper Elementary Student
Singing Games and Extension Ideas
Music Literacy Games and Activities
Older Beginner
Puppets in the Music Room

Intercultural Knowledge and Competence

Gender Neutrality in the Music Room
Cultural Appropriation of the Music Room

Organizational Leadership

OAKE 2020 National Conference Chair
President of OAKE Chapter ROCKE, 2006-2008
Secretary of OAKE Chapter ROCKE, 2004-2006
Member at Large of OAKE Chapter ROCKE, 2002-2004

Publications

Music a la Abbott Blog
TpT Products

Additional Information

My clinician fees are flexible. I don't mind staying with members, so long as there are no pets.