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Postponed: With health and well being as our priority, the leadership of FSMA, in consultation with leadership at the Center for Fine Arts Education, has decided to postpone the 2020 FSMA Leadership Training until July, 2021. Applicants to the 2020 program will be provided priority application status for 2021.

This professional learning opportunity will ensure that current and future component leaders have the necessary skills to find success in their position.

About the Training:
The aim of state and district component leadership is to provide excellent stewarding of existing music programs, as well as the championing of better opportunities for aspiring musicians. This requires leaders to be efficient organizers of persons, resources, and projects, in addition to being able to plan paths to fulfilling the vision of a better tomorrow for music education in Florida.

This professional development opportunity will provide communication training, teambuilding, scenario based problem-solving, and other skills identified by participants as a need to find success as a leader in Florida.

Schedule Overview:
Monday, July 20: Begin at 1:30 p.m.; dinner included
Tuesday, July 21: Full-day scheduled; breakfast, lunch and dinner included
Wednesday, July 22: Full-day scheduled; breakfast, lunch and dinner included
Thursday, July 23: Training concludes by 11:30 a.m.; breakfast included

Quick Facts

Date and Location
July 2020 (TBA)
Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld
Orlando, Florida

Limited Participation and Cost
Only 20 participants will be selected through an application process. Hotel expenses and meals will be covered by FSMA during the training and additional travel stipends will be provided to participants who travel from outside of the local area.

In Partnership
The training is designed in partnership with the FSMA Component Organizations: Florida Bandmasters Association, Florida Orchestra Association, Florida Vocal Association.