The Parent/Booster Institute is designed for YOU!
Whether you’re an experienced leader or new to your role, preparing for future booster club leadership positions, or simply wanting to know more, the Music for All Parent/Booster Institute is the place to be.
“Three things required for a successful band program:
Total commitment and dedication from the students, instructional staff and the parent/boosters… If one is lacking, you will not achieve the performance levels for which we strive.”
2013 Patrick John Hughes Booster of the Year, Richard Zentner, quoting Bands of America Hall of Fame Member L.J. Hancock
This program is designed for parents, boosters, teachers, and instructors.
Anyone and everyone invested in the success of your program is invited. This includes and is not limited to:
This one-day program will provide valuable information for every attendee, whether their program is small or large, new or old, urban or rural.
Preparation and team building are essential to group success. This one-day program allows parents, boosters, and program supporters to:
The Music for All Parent/Booster Institute is coordinated and presented by the nation’s leading scholars and advocates for modeling and empowering parent/booster program success.
The goals of this program are to provide the necessary tools to encourage parent/booster participation and to strengthen engagement in their children’s programs and communities’ successes.
During this one-day program, we will equip attendees with the tools to develop and operate a comprehensive strategic and practical plan for success. This will include instruction on how to:
Our sessions will be engaging, collaborative, and interactive. Networking opportunities (with faculty and others attending) will abound!
How to Build Sustainable Booster Leadership
Step 1 – Strategies to equip volunteers and engage the community
Step 2 – Defining Our Roles: Roles and Responsibilities for a Modern Organization
Step 3 – Matching our Resources: Recruitment, Retention, and Fundraising
Step 4 – Strategic Communication: Internal & External
The Parent/Booster Institute is a one-day event. Plan to arrive by Friday morning by 8:30 a.m. (ET). Sessions will end at 5:00 p.m. Meals, concerts, and activities through noon on Saturday are included in your registration price.
You may choose to arrive Thursday night to attend the evening concert.
Ball State University
2000 W. University Ave.
Muncie, IN 47306
Part of the Music for All Summer Symposium, presented by Yamaha, taking place June 24-July 1, 2023 for high school instrumental music students and teachers.