CEO Addresses National Gathering of Music Teachers

Music in Education Week Rally in Washington

Music Education Week Rally in Washington

On Monday, From the Top co-founder and co-CEO Gerald Slavet addressed music teachers from across the country who had all convened in Washington for MENC’s Music Education Week. Jerry spoke about the importance of music education and thanked the educators for their role in the artistic and creative development of our nation’s children.¬† “Without invested music teachers like all of you, none of this is possible [From the Top]. And we take very seriously our responsibility to support your work, and create resources that can help you stimulate an interest in the arts in your students.”

from left to right: MENC Executive Director John Mahlmann, MENC President Barbara Geer, and From the Top Co-CEO Gerald Slavet

from left to right: MENC Executive Director John Mahlmann, MENC President Barbara Geer, and From the Top Co-CEO Gerald Slavet

In addition to describing From the Top’s peer leadership and in-school programs, Jerry announced that From the Top is working on creating a Teacher’s Kit with media from our television and radio show along with classroom activities to help more teachers ignite interest¬† in classical music in their students. The kit will be available on our web site beginning this fall.

Read more about MENC’s Music in Education Rally.