Jill Wilson is Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Music Education at Luther College and is currently serving as President of ICDA. She has presented research at several state, national, and international conferences. Current interests include music teacher education program curricula, mentor programs, dispositions, and music literacy pedagogy. Peer-reviewed research publications include Research Issues in Music Education, Gender Research in Music Education, Visions of Research in Music Education, Arts Education Policy Review, Choral Journal and the Journal of Music Teacher Education. Jill also has a chapter in Contemporary Research in Music Learning Across the Lifespan published by Routledge. She recently served on the Iowa Fine Arts Standards writing committee and is now working with a team to help teachers implement the standards. Jill is a proud Modern Band Fellow thanks to the Little Kids Rock organization!