Professional Development at the Royal Conservatory

Teaching music isn't like other jobs - it's a calling, one that requires dedication to being the best teacher you can be. To support your commitment to lifelong learning, the Royal Conservatory offers a full suite of professional development resources.

Piano Teacher Specialist Courses

Piano Teacher Specialist Courses

Learn from master teachers, reflect on your teaching practice, and refine your skills, so that you can better engage and inspire your students.

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Teacher Certification

Teacher Certification

As an RCM Certified Teacher, you gain access to a wealth of exclusive teaching resources, accreditation in your specialties, and top-tier placement in the RCM National Teacher Directory.

Become an RCM Certified Teacher

Teacher Portal

Teacher Portal

Access a selection of our educational materials related to teaching the RCM Certificate Program and manage your students here.

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Summits and Workshops

Summits and Workshops

In-person opportunities to learn from the RCM’s top experts, held across the country, plus a chance to network with fellow teachers.

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Classroom Teaching

Classroom Teaching

The Royal Conservatory School provides ongoing training of classroom teachers and artists, offering several programs including Early Childhood Music Education and Orff.

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Digital Learning Catalogue

Digital Learning Catalogue

RCM Digital Learning offers music teachers and students the opportunity to learn a variety of subjects in an interactive, multimedia, online environment.

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