Teacher of the Year 2008: Ace Martin


The TI:ME Teacher of the Year for 2008 was announced at our National Conference in Grand Rapids Michigan, January 24-26, 2008. Congratulations to Ace Martin.


Teacher of the Year 2007: Mike Fein


WYNCOTE, PA, March 1, 2007 — TI:ME (The Technology Institute for Music Educators) has selected the winner of its “Teacher of the Year” award, an annual distinction that recognizes educators who have demonstrated outstanding abilities in the area of music education technology. This year’s recipient was Michael Fein, a high school music educator from Haverford High School in Havertown, Pennsylvania.


Photo Caption: TI:ME executive director John Dunphy (L) and TI:ME president Thomas Rudolph (R) present the “Mike Kovins TI:ME Teacher of the Year Award” to Michael Fein.

Teacher of the Year 2006: Karen Garrett


garrettheadKaren Garrett was selected by TI:ME as the 2006 TI:ME Teacher of the Year. In addtion to her classroom achievements, her website, www.musictechteacher.com, is an example of an extraordinary effort by an educator who utilizes technology to its fullest extent. This site is an extension of Karen’s music technology classroom at Central Park School in Birmingham, AL. She has been teaching Instrumental Music at Central Park since 1992. Over the years, this website has been a place that many music educators have visited and have come away with great strategies for their own work. Karen was honored at the TI:ME National Conference in Tampa, Florida, on Wednesday, January 4 preceding the TI:ME Keynote address. Congratulations, Karen.

Teacher of the Year 2005: Amy Burns


The 2005 TI:ME Teacher of the Year is Amy Burns. She is a graduate of Ithaca College and completed her master’s work at Central Connecticut State University in 2005. Her teaching career has been in New Jersey and at the Far Hills Country Day School since 1997. She teaches general music to Pre-Kindergarten to Grade […]

Why You Should Join TI:ME Today!

The Technology for Music Education (TI:ME) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to assist music educators in applying technology to improve teaching and learning in music.  Join this organization of progressive music educators with a passion for using today’s technology to teach music. Our membership are pioneering the use of today’s exciting music production […]

TI:ME State and International Chapters

Did you know that when you become a member of TI:ME you also become a member of the state chapter? TI:ME is quickly adding state chapters in many states. Are you interested in starting a TI:ME Chapter in your state? If so, Download and listen to Jim Frankel’s PodCast on State Chapters. Contact the Chapters […]

In my humble opinion…

Welcome to the newest area of our website. Here we will post opinions and advice from some of the top thought leaders in music education technology. This content is available to the public. For lesson plans, tutorials, and articles, however, join TI:ME and gain access to the members-only section of our Web site. TI:ME members […]

TI:ME Membership Application

TI:ME’S Four Primary Initiatives: TI:ME Courses: Through TI:ME, teachers have enrolled in our unique for-credit courses (both masters and inservice), where educators from across the country converge to learn from the industry’s leading professionals. The courses are designed to help teachers keep up with the fast-paced field of music technology. Teachers learn strategies and methods […]