2019 AES High School Audio Educators Conference

West Hartford, Connecticut

This conference offers a remarkable opportunity to network with educators like you who are excited about audio and want to develop impactful methods that will elevate their audio programs. No matter how you teach audio in your school, you will leave this conference with new ideas about exciting recording techniques, how to build transformative teen curriculum, and the tools and inspiration to take high school audio education to the next level. 
Important themes that will be addressed:

  • Pedagogical approaches to teaching audio to teenagers
  • Encourage young women in audio
  • Incorporate audio education into STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math)
  • Activities that build fun into the audio learning experience
  • Music technology on a shoestring budget
  • Build & manage facilities for audio education
  • Articulation agreements
  • Public/private partnerships and non-profit collaborations
  • Matriculation into higher education programs
  • Strategies for workforce development & interships and experiential learning
  • Careers in audio
  • Diversity & inclusion
  • Professional development for high school audio educators
  • How to select hardware, software, and other studio tools
  • Strategies for corporate engagement
  • New trends in audio production and audio education
  • Advocate for an audio program within an existing department 


There will be a Friday evening BBQ/educational social event at the nearby Telefunken microphone factory in South Windsor, CT. 


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All profits from this conference will be donated to the AES Educational Foundation for student scholarships.

This conference is presented in cooperation with the Education Committee of the Audio Engineering Society.


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