Jeffrey A. Garthee
Sr. Lecturer/Adjunct Professor
MS (curriculum and instruction) UW-Milwaukee
BFA (vocal music education) UW-Milwaukee
BS (elementary education) UW-Milwaukee
Jeffrey Garthee is a master music teacher in the Glendale-River Hills School District in Glendale, Wisconsin. He has been a guest presenter at the WATG (Wisconsin Association for Talented and Gifted) Conference in Appleton, WI, the MENC (Music Educators National Conference) Convention in Phoenix, AZ., MSO ACE inservices in Milwaukee, WI, and has served as a judge on the WMEA (Wisconsin Music Educators Association) Council Listening Project. He is currently an adjunct professor of music education at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Garthee has written music curriculum for Glendale-River Hills schools and the nationally acclaimed MSO ACE program. He plays an important role on many committees involving music, art and gifted and talented. Garthee is passionate about music and arts education. In March of 2003, he was awarded a Fulbright Memorial Fund (FMF) scholarship. His scholarship took him to Japan for three weeks and provided him with a professional development opportunity to raise awareness of and interest in Japan and to directly or indirectly apply this cross-cultural experience back in schools and communities. He was the recipient of the 2003 Civic Music Association Award for Excellence in General Music and was presented a certificate from the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra for distinguished contributions to music education in Wisconsin.