MEF Online Academy - If you are looking for the highest quality professional development for music teachers and educational leaders - you’re in the right place!


Welcome to the

Center for Curriculum Design

in Music Education

If you are looking for the highest quality professional development for music teachers and educational leaders – you’re in the right place!

Each course is custom built for music educators and curriculum leaders to be:

  • Empowering
  • Collaborative
  • Flexibly implementable for your site
  • Vision and values based

As an international arts education consultant, Nyssa Brown has worked with teachers from 6 continents – custom designing an approach to professional development that is specific to each site’s goals and values.

You can benefit from the same approach – highly reflective and catered to your site – in the courses below, as Nyssa masterfully guides you through the process of learning new material, while simultaneously connecting it back to your school and values.

Group rates apply for 5+ teachers/education leaders from the same school or district. For more information please use this contact form.

Register now for available courses:

Please register now for available courses.  If there is a waitlist for your preferred course, those on the waitlist will have FIRST access to registration, when it becomes available.  (Joining the waitlist does NOT oblige you to register.)

Advocating for Sound Music Learning
in Fall 2020 and Beyond

10 Professional Development Hours
Enrollment NOW Open
Course content available through Sept 15th

Cost: USD $27

Empowering Music Teachers to Decenter Whiteness

Certificate for 10 Hours Professional Development
available upon completion of course.

Enrollment is now closed. .

Transforming Music Learning and Teaching through Curriculum Design

16 Professional Development Hours
1 credit available through Ashland University
Join Waitlist
July 13 - 24, 2020

Postponed until 20-21 school year

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Nyssa Brown

About Nyssa

Nyssa Brown is an international consultant specializing in professional and curriculum development for arts educators. With strength and experience working with backwards design, inquiry and standards-based learning and teaching, Nyssa inspires educators to connect best practices in arts education to current practices in the broader field of education. This approach integrates music, as a subject area, and music educators into the broader educational community of the school, strengthening the learning for all involved.