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Arts and education consultant

Jon Andrew Becker, American art educator, consultant. Certified K-12 music teacher life Wisconsin, New Jersey, K-12 music, Michigan, supervision New Jersey. University Illinois fellow, 1984-1986.


Becker, Jon Andrew was born on August 9, 1953 in Milwaukee. Son of Raymond Matthias and Adeline (Yellen) Becker.


Bachelor of Music, Lawrence University, 1975; Master of Science in Music Education, University of Illinois, 1987.


Teacher Oconomowoc (Wisconsin) Public Schools, 1976-1984. Professor Ripon (Wisconsin) College, 1987-1988, Westminster Choir College, Princeton, New Jersey, 1988-1991. Arts education consultant Traverse City, Michigan, 1991-1999, Madison, Wisconsin, since 1999.

Consultant Educational Testing Service, Princeton, 1989-1991, Wisconsin Education Association Council, 1999, Edward Collins Fund American Music, since 1999, others. Co-founder, coordinator Watershed Suite Project, since 1996. Founder Earth/Art (registered) Resources, since 2001.


  • Certified K-12 music teacher life Wisconsin, New Jersey, K-12 music, Michigan, supervision New Jersey.


  • Other Work

    • Producer (CDs) Dancing Bear Music, 1998, Nursing and Midwifery Council Music Department Presents!, 1998.


Board directors Traverse Area Arts Council, Traverse City, 1993-1999, Michigan Association Community Arts Agencies, Southfield, Michigan, 1995-1999, Friends Lake View Hill Park, since 2006. President-elect Grand Traverse County Planning Commission, 1995. Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, International Society of Music Educators (lector 1990, St. Petersburg, Russia), American Federation of Musicians, International Trombone Association, Society of Music Teacher Educators.


  • Other Interests

    Environmental advocacy, outdoor activities.


Married Cynthia Louise Vernon, August 7, 1976 (divorced). Married Victoria R. Mushkatkol, December 29, 1990.

Raymond Matthias Becker

Adeline (Yellen) Becker

Victoria R. Mushkatkol

Cynthia Louise Vernon