Degrees and Certifications:
Thank you so much for your support for the music program. Because of your support on the referendum, we'll be having full time music, art, PE, and media for this year. On August 28th, the voters in Marion County were asked to renew this referendum again, and it was passed! We'll have full time music, art, PE and media for four years from 2019.
This is my fifth year at NH Jones, My name is Naoko Wicklein, and I have a Bachelor's Degree in piano performance and a Master's Degree in music education from the University of Florida. I have Orff-Schulwerk Level I, II, III certifications, This is my 18th year teaching music. I am very excited to be here, and I hope I can help your child grow musically and culturally. I have teachertube account, and I will be uploading your child's music performance through the year. You can find me here. Kinder, 1st, 2nd 3rd, 4th, 5th graders, and Panther Sound, a school chorus group.
I will start a chorus group called Panther Sound in September. The group is opened to 4th and 5th grade students. I will inform you more later.
I use a microphone to protect my voice in music class. I am using many AA batteries. If you can donate some AA batteris, it would be wonderful.
Mrs. Wicklein (Music Teacher)