How Do I Become an Active Member?

When joining Okaloosa County Music Teachers Association, you will simultaneously become a member of three different organizations: Music Teachers National Association (MTNA), Florida State Music Teachers Association (FSMTA), and Okaloosa County Music Teachers Association (OCMTA).

Anyone may become an active member who is, or has been, professionally engaged in the teaching of music.

1. Click on the link below to download the FSMTA and MTNA applications. Make sure to also read and sign the FSMTA Code of Ethics.

                  Florida State Membership Page

How Do I Qualify as a Student Member?

Student membership is open to any college music major through age twenty-six. A qualified student member age twenty-seven or older may continue to be a student member for duration of study up to four years.
a. Student members may attend the programs of FSMTA and shall receive the official   FSMTA publication.
b. Student members do not have the right to vote or hold office in FSMTA or to apply for FSMTA certification.
c. Any student member in good standing may prepare students for District or State Student Day under the supervision of a teacher who holds Active Membership in FSMTA.
d. Student Members may teach no more than 10 students.
e. Student Members may form college chapters of FSMTA. (See Article XI – State College Student Organization)

MTNA dues for Student membership are $16.00
FSMTA dues for Student membership are $10.00
Local dues for Student membership are $3.00

How Do I Qualify as a Senior Member?

A discount of 25% on national dues will be granted to members 70 years of age and older. In addition, a discount of 25% on state dues will be granted to senior members.