The Langley Ukulele Workshop and the James Hill Ukulele Initiative Teacher Certification Program are annual training events sponsored in part by Ukulele in the Classroom. Learn more about these events below.
The James Hill Ukulele Initiative Teacher Certification Program is the first of it's kind: a ground-breaking, comprehensive ukulele teacher training course. There are three levels of teacher certification, each built around one of the three volumes of the Ukulele in the Classroom method book series. Each level of certification is delivered over the course of 10 months. Full details can be found here.
The purposes of the JHUI Ukulele Teacher Certification Program are:
To recognize the attainment of knowledge, performance skills, and pedagogical understanding in the James Hill Ukulele Method.
To equip current and prospective ukulele teachers with tried-and-true ideas, repertoire and strategies.
To create a common language with regards to ukulele pedagogy and instruction.
To improve the quality of ukulele instruction in North America and worldwide.
To enhance employment opportunities for JHUI certified teachers.