Every Child Can! is a one day introductory course on the Suzuki philosophy and its application to education. For parents, teachers, prospective teachers and others, this course provides an inspiring, in-depth look at the Suzuki approach to teaching and learning. For teachers, ECC serves as the first course in the Suzuki Association of the Americas Teacher Development Program. To learn more, read about the ECC course and its guidelines.
The Suzuki Association of Wisconsin is pleased to announce that we are hosting the Every Child Can! Course. Now is the time to register to be a part of the SAA Course to begin your Suzuki training journey or review the foundations of the Suzuki Philosophy.
REGISTRATION IS OPEN FROM SEPTEMBER 1st TO DECEMBER 15th.
Every Child Can! will be offered on Friday, January 12, 2018 on the weekend of the Suzuki Association of Wisconsin Winter Retreat!
Come and join in the fun! Price: $100.00
Patricia D’Ercole is the former Director of the Aber Suzuki Center at the UW-Stevens Point where she taught violin to children and Suzuki pedagogy courses. She completed a master’s degree with an emphasis in Suzuki with Margery Aber and, in 1988, studied in Japan with Dr. Suzuki. She has been a clinician in 22 states in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Canada, Finland, Estonia, Peru, Chile and Taiwan. Pat has written numerous articles for the American Suzuki Journal, was chair of the Suzuki Association (SAA) Board of Directors and served as a member of the SAA committees to develop the Every Child Can! course and the Suzuki Principles in Action course. She was the founder and first president of the Suzuki Association of Wisconsin and has been on the planning committee for the International Research Symposium on Talent Education since its inception in 1991 and has served as its coordinator since 1995. Through her leadership, “The American Suzuki Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point: The Suzuki Method in Action,” a collection of videos which chronicles the two weeks of Dr. Suzuki’s teaching at the American Suzuki Institute in Stevens Point in 1976, is now preserved and posted on the web for free viewing by all. In 2002, she was the recipient of the American Suzuki Institute’s Suzuki Chair Award and in 2008 became a Distinguished Instructional Specialist at UWSP. In September, 2010, Pat began the UWSP Suzuki Strings Mentoring Program, an online long-term practicum to assist and support Suzuki string teachers in their quest to become a better teacher within the environment of their usual employment. Pat currently has a private studio where she teaches students and teachers.
When: Friday, January 12, 2018 from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Where: Marriott West in Middleton, Wisconsin Registration is open from September 1st-December 15th.
Your registration does not include lodging and meals during the Friday, ECC course.
PLease note: The ECC course registration is separate from the Winter Retreat Registration.
STEP ONE: PAYMENT 1. PAY THROUGH PAYPAL -OR- 2. PRINT THE EMAIL YOU RECEIVE FROM SUBMITTING THE ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM BELOW, AND SEND THE PRINTOUT ALONG WITH A CHECK PAYABLE TO SUZUKI ASSOCIATION OF WISCONSIN TO: Gretchen Rebar, 4040 south 5th place, milwaukee, wi 53207
Step two: Online Registration for Every Child Can! Course