Teacher Information 

About The Teacher

NAME: Mrs Lisa Iannone-Gloates

SCHOOL: Live Oaks Elementary

CLASS: Music

SCHOOL PHONE: (203) 783-3564

About The Teacher

Mrs. Lisa Gloates has been teaching Music in The
Milford Public Schools since 1987 and has been at Live Oaks
School since 1988. She received her Bachelor of Science
Degree in Music Education, with a concentration in voice,
from Western Connecticut State University. She went on to do
graduate work at the University of Bridgeport and Central
Connecticut State University, receiving a Master's Degree in
Early Childhood Education and a Sixth Year Certificate in
Music Education from Central. She has Level One
Certification in the Orff-Schulwerk method of Music
Education. She is a member of the American Orff-Schuwerk Association. A music
educators professional organiation and NAfME. (National Association for Music Educators)

At Live Oaks, Mrs. Gloates teaches PrK through
Grade 5 General Music classes. General Music classes focus not only on
singing, but music
literacy and history through movement, playing classroom instruments,
learning to play the recorder and through playing music games.
Mrs. Gloates is an active member of her church, where
she sings in the Adult Choir and plays in the Bell Choir.
She leads the music for Sunday School Programs.
Mrs. Gloates resides in West Haven with her husband Ira,
her son Daniel and Dusty the Cat.

Mission For The Class

Milford Music Department Philosophy

The members of the Music Department believe that the Arts play a vital role in
development of every child. A comprehensive music education prepares students to
develop musical aptitude, carry on our heritage, maintain a sense of
community, share
cultural experiences, and become an informed society of participants who can make
sound judgements with regard to their personal music choices.

In addition to developing the child's musicianship, music education expands
the full
range of students' intelligences by promoting imaginiation, creativity, human
relationships and self-expression. Our pupose is to contribute to the holistic
development of the child.

Music education develops self-discipline and the capacity to refine work
according to
high quality standards and prepares the students for success in a wide variety of
careers. It fosters creativity, independence, and develops the ability to
solve complex
problems. Participation in music develops teamwork, contributes to a posititve
atmosphere, enhances self-esteem and the quality of life.

The experiences we offer our students will provide opportunitites to create,
and respond to music. Through the implementation of a curriculum based upon this
philosophy, students will be provided the fundamental skills necessary to
engage in a
life-long relationship with music.
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