Cassandra Bechard is the Director of Bands and Assistant Professor of Music at University of Northwestern St. Paul. She was recognized as a 2022 Yamaha “40 Under 40” music educator for her innovative and inspirational efforts to build her music program.

Training Plan for Your First Year of Teaching

Congratulations on your new job! Whether you are entering your first year of teaching or first year in a new position, it is an exciting time in your life. Just as athletes train and prepare for big events, teachers also need to prepare for our big event known as the first year.

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