To be eligible to have students participate in Graduation, teachers must meet the following requirements:
Must be current members of AASPA by September 30th of each year.
Must attend at least once annually, an AASPA-sponsored workshop as a full participant.
Must attend at least one teacher research workshop before the yearly concert.
Must attend both sessions of the Graduation concert in which their students wish to participate, as well as commit to helping with tasks at the concerts.
Must attend the dress rehearsal and concert with their student. If a teacher does not attend the dress rehearsal or the concert the student is ineligible to perform.
Teachers submitting students will be asked to volunteer to assist at the dress rehearsal and concert.
Teachers submitting students must participate in the pre-screening of videos. Teachers will view videos as a group and determine if the students are ready to submit the video.
The published deadline for online video submissions, applications and fees are final. SUBMISSIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AFTER THE DEADLINE.
Teachers should discuss concert attire with their students. It is recommended that teachers preview concert clothes by holding a rehearsal in which the students practice wearing their outfit.