Presentations, Publications, Honors

  • “How to start a band in one year or less.” Point Magazine Article featuring the Point University Band and its directors. 2016 (not written by Boyd)
  • “Small Town BIG Sound.” Guest Presentation. Georgia Music Educators Association State Wide In-Service Convention
  • “Progress through Incentives.” Guest Presentation. National Association for Music Education National Convention 2014
  • “Mastery Based Assessment: Using Power in Progress to Evaluate Individual Performance.” Guest Presentation. Georgia Music Educators Association State Wide In-Service Convention. 2014
  • “Increase their Leadership Capacity and Develop a Better Musician.” Guest Presentation. Georgia Music Educators Association State Wide In-Service Convention. 2014
  • “The Relationship between Music Participation and Academic Achievement.” Georgia Music Educators Association State Wide Research Poster Session. 2014
  • “Using Power in the Progress to Evaluate Student Performance.” Guest Presentation. Georgia Music Educators Association In-Service Convention. 2013
  • “Transforming School Culture: Personalizing the School Environment through Servant Leadership.” Co-presenter at the Breaking Ranks School Showcase at the National Association of Secondary School Principals Ignite 2013 Conference. Washington, DC. 2013
  • “The Relationship Between Music Participation and Mathematics Achievement in Middle School Students.” Dissertation Defense. Liberty University. 2013
  • Boyd, Joshua (2012). Relationships Relevance and Rigor: Making students feel valued, and in return, making beautiful music. National Bans Association Journal. Vol.LII(4)
  • “Using technology in your class to increase engagement and better instruction.” Presented to Leadership team 2012.
  • “Relationships, Relevance, and Rigor: Establish positive relationships to engage students.” Presented to attending band directors at the University of Georgia Middle School Band Festival. 2012
  • “Teaching children in poverty.” Presentation to leadership team. 2012
  • “Understanding the Georgia Performance Tasks for Band.” Presented at the GMEA IN-Service Convention. 2011
  • “Unpacking the Georgia Band Standards.” Presented at the GMEA In-Service Convention. 2010

Awards and Honors

  • Point University Winds under direction of Boyd receives the silver medal at Winter Guard International World Championships in Dayton Ohio, 2016
  • Point University Winds under direction of Boyd wins the WIA division at the Winter Guard International Atlanta regional, 2016
  • Point University Winds under direction of Boyd wins the Georgia Indoor Percussion Association WIA Championship, 2016
  • Recognized for contribution to the 2014 National Association for Music Education National Convention
  • Recognized for contribution to multiple Georgia Music Educators Association National Conventions
  • Percussion groups invited to be a guest performer at the Jacksonville State University Day of Percussion.
  • Wind Ensemble invited to perform as a clinic band at the 22nd Annual University of Georgia Band Festival
  • Recognized as being a guest contributor to multiple University of Georgia Band Festivals
  • Teacher of the year at Smokey Road Middle School
  • Awarded the Georgia Music Educators Association Exemplary Performance Award. Highest award given by the state association to band.
  • Awarded National Band Association Citation of Excellence
  • Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Honors Society
  • Received honorarium from the Georgia Department of Education for being a writer of the state wide fine arts curriculum
  • Smokey Road Percussion under direction of Boyd wins Southern Association for Performing Arts Scholastic Concert Percussion Championship (2010-2015)

 

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