CERTIFICATE OF MERIT TIMELINE
Music Teachers’ Association of California
CERTIFICATE OF MERIT®
2021-2022 CM CALENDAR
Online Submissions Deadline for Hollywood Branch CM Evaluations
Tuesday, March 8, 2022
CM and Panel/YAG Enrollment
September 15 to October 25 – Virtual Teacher Training made available to teachers. Training component must be completed to be unblocked. Teacher will be unblocked within 48 hours after completion and passing quiz.
October 1 – MTAC Online System opens for Student Enrollment.
October 31- Deadline to submit Special Needs Accommodation Request Form online. No late requests accepted.
October 31 – MTAC Online System closes for Student Enrollment. No late Enrollment exceptions.
October 1 to November 5 – Parent Payment Period in the Online System. No late payments accepted after November 5.
Enter Evaluation Information Online and Panel Input
October 1 – Online System opens for entering student evaluation information and Repertoire online.
January 15 – Deadline for all Teachers, Panel and non-Panel, to enter Repertoire in the Online System.
January 15 – Deadline to submit YAG Letter of Intent and Repertoire in the Online System.
CM Evaluation Date for Hollywood Branch
Tuesday, March 8, 2022
Panel Regionals Dates
February 1 – Panel Regional Video Evaluation Media Submission Deadline. Evaluation videos for Panel Regional Evaluations for all instruments must be uploaded by this deadline. No late submissions will be accepted.
February 1 – Deadline for Panel applicants to complete online theory test.
Panel Finals Dates
March 10 – Deadline for Panel Final Application to be submitted online. No late applications.
March 22 – Panel Final Auditions Submission Deadline. Evaluation videos for Panel Final Auditions for all instruments must be uploaded by this deadline. No late submissions will be accepted.
Convention and Other Year-End Deadlines
April 4 – Theory test materials will be released statewide.
April 10 – Deadline for teachers to report Evaluation results errors in the Online System. No changes made after this date.
April 15 – Deadline for Convention Applications. Deadline for Parents to pay Convention Application Fee. No late payments accepted.
April 15 – Deadline to apply for Make-up Evaluations (MUP) for both Performance and Theory in the Online System for all students, with valid excuse.
April 30 to May 1 – CM Council Meeting.
May 10 – CM Make-up Evaluation (MUP) Media Submission Deadline.
May 15 – Convention Recital Final Schedule posted in the Teacher Portal at www.mtac.org/login
July 1 to July 5 – Convention 2022 at the Hyatt Regency Orange County
2020 – 2021
|July 31, Friday||Deadline to join or renew MTAC membership to participate in Certificate of Merit 2020 (www.mtac.org)|
Instead of hosting an in-person CM training meeting, the CM Council has created an online training video and quiz to be completed by October 20, 2020.
|October 1, Thursday||Certificate of Merit online enrollment Opens (www.new.mtac.org) Enter student repertoire online and apply for Convention consideration|
|October 31, Saturday||Certificate of Merit online enrollment Closes|
|November 5, Thursday||Parents online payment deadline – CM registration fees (www.new.mtac.org)|
|January 2, Saturday||CM Online opens for accompanists|
|January 15, Friday||CM online repertoire entries and placement of special requests closes|
|March 10, Wednesday||Branch CM Info Meeting at 11am – Online|
|March 22, 2021||Branch online Certificate of Merit Evaluations
deadline for video uploads (repertoire, SR and technique) and the Theory Test completion deadline
|April 15, Thursday||Deadline for CM Convention applications and payment of Convention application fees|
|July 2nd – 6th||MTAC State Convention|
|July 31, Wednesday||Last day to join or renew MTAC membership to participate in Certificate of Merit 2021 (www.mtac.org)|