Every Child Can!© An Introduction to Suzuki Education


Every Child Can! ©  (ECC) is an introduction to Dr. Suzuki’s philosophy and its application to Suzuki education. For parents, teachers, prospective teachers and others, this course provides an inspiring, in-depth look at the Suzuki approach to teaching and learning. For teachers, ECC serves as the first course in the Suzuki Association of the Americas’ Teacher Development Program. In addition to exploring the elements of the Suzuki approach and its far-reaching goals, it includes an introduction to learning styles, history of the development of Suzuki education, the role of parents, the importance of Suzuki pedagogical training, and an overview of the SAA’s role in supporting teachers and parents. A fast-paced, engaging and inspiring program, ECC includes video materials and SAA-developed courseware, and provides each participant with useful reference materials (manuals) for later study.


When: February 25 and 26 from 1:00 – 5:00 PM

Where: Zion Lutheran Church on Davis Road

Instructor: Dr. Gail Johansen, registered teacher trainer, Suzuki Association of the Americas

Cost: $150 per participant; materials and registration fee $30

ECC is open to people interested in learning about the Suzuki method of instruction and learning. No instrumental experience is needed.

SAA requirements:

Participants must be 18 years old and a high school graduate. 

100% participation in the 8-hour course is necessary for registration with SAA.