About Us

The Music Special Interest Council is a part of the NLTA Professional Development Division. It serves as a professional learning community whose main objectives are:

  1. To act as an agency to promote the continuous professional development of all members.
  2. To serve as a clearing house for new ideas, trends, and developments in the teaching of music.
  3. To furnish recommendations and advice to the provincial executive of the NLTA and to other committees of the NTLA on matters affecting the supervising and teaching of music in schools.

Provincial Executive

President Ashley Beresford Bishop Feild Elementary - St. John's ashleyberesford@nlesd.ca
Secretary Bethany Saunders Newtown Elementary School - Mount Pearl bethanysaunders@nlesd.ca
Communications Officer A. Rebecca McDonald Holy Family Elementary (Chapel Arm) - Chapel Arm rebeccamcdonald1@nlesd.ca


Avalon East Vacant
Avalon West Vacant
Central Catherine Hoven Fogo Island Central Academy - Fogo Island catherinetaylor@nlesd.ca
Western Catherine Rogers Burgeo Academy - Burgeo cnr783@gmail.com
Northern Peninsula Kathryn Barrett Canon Richards Memorial Academy - Flower's Cove katiebarrett@nlesd.ca
Labrador Vacant
Associate/Independent Vincenza Etchegary St. Bonaventure's College - St. John's vetchegary@gmail.com
Student Vacant

Eastern Executive

Vice-President Lesley Chafe Rennies River Elementary - St. John's lchafe@hotmail.com