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Dr. Carla Maltas, 2015 Summer Kodaly Program - Coordinator
Carla Jo Maltas joined the Music Education faculty at the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg, Missouri in the fall of 2006. She is the coordinator of the Kodaly Summer Institute at the University. Prior to coming to UCM, Maltas taught general music education at Ball State University in Muncie, IN. Maltas also taught K-12 vocal and general music for fifteen years in the state of Nebraska. Maltas holds Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in Music Education from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and completed a Ph.D. in Kodaly Music Education from the University of Oklahoma. Maltas is a Kodaly educator from a nationally certified program and holds a Master's certificate in Orff-Schulwerk. She has been the state advisor for the CMENC Chapters in Missouri, and assists the Missouri State Arts Council in curriculum writing and grant reading. Maltas' research interests include rural music education, creating assessments for the New National Standards, the sociology and mentoring of music teachers, multicultural music, arts integration and the implementation of Orff and Kodaly methodologies. She is currently the chair of the Essig Instrument project, the National Archivist for the OAKE archives, and the International Parliamentarian for Mu Phi Epsilon.
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