2023 Conference Keynote Speaker

As “America’s educator-encourager,” Mickey Smith Jr. creates a dynamic keynote experience he calls See The Sound that entertains, educates and elevates everyone to excellence. Smith, a 7-time Teacher of the Year and recipient of the 2020 GRAMMY Music Educator Award Recipient, is dedicated to helping educators discover their sound. No matter the classroom challenge, he helps teachers keep on going through motivation & professional development.

  • See the Sound” Keynote: Monday, Nov. 6 at 9:00 AM.
  • Workshop: Monday, Nov. 6 at 11:00 AM (a deeper dive into the concepts covered in his keynote)

Don’t miss this opportunity to get inspired. Register for the NCMEA Professional Development Conference today.


To learn more about this year’s keynote speaker, visit his website at https://mickeysmithjr.com.