Application Process

Broward County Music Teachers Association
Organized 1965
Affiliated with Florida State Music Teachers Association & Music Teachers National Association


Dear Prospective Member:

Welcome to inspiration and comradary when you join BCMTA – a dynamic group of teachers who learn from each other and join together in pursuits both serious and lighthearted! As a member of this local group, you would also be affiliated with a larger group of teachers all over the state Florida State Music Teachers Association (FSMTA) and a still larger group of teachers across the nation Music Teachers National Association (MTNA). FSMTA welcomes your membership application! If you have questions, please contact the BCMTA Membership Chair: Frann Castillo at (561)843-7181 or





Benefits of BCMTA membership:
~ Meetings and programs for teacher education advancement and networking
~ Non-competitive student performance opportunities
~ Scholarship opportunities for students
~ Teacher Referral Service
~ Option to participate in The Florida State Music Teachers Student Day Evaluation program for students
~ Student competitions


Benefits of FSMTA membership:
~ Subscription to The Florida State Music Teacher
~ Conferences and Workshops
~ Competitive events for students
~ Non-competitive student evaluations
~ Teacher certification program


Benefits of MTNA membership:
~ Subscription to American Music Teacher
~ MTNA e-Journal
~ Insurance services
~ Free legal consultation
~ National certification teacher program (NCTM)
~ Teacher enrichment grants
~ An annual conference
~ Member discounts



The total cost will be one annual payment of $140.00 made payable to FSMTA. Your payment includes all necessary fees of $75.00 for MTNA membership, $45.00 for FSMTA membership, and $20.00 for BCMTA membership. These combined fees pay your annual dues from July 1st of the current year through June 30th of the following year. If joining after January 1 (mid-year), fees will be adjusted according to the MTNA application.


If you are a music student in college interested in beginning a teaching career, please fill out the Collegiate application and note discounted fees.