Setting Standards for Your Studio and Your Students


by John M. Zeigler, Ph.D. and Nancy L. Ostromencki
Rio Rancho, NM USA


ust as parents and students should demand high standards of professionalism and competence from their teachers, teachers should likewise command a level of respect and treatment from their clients that is in keeping with the degree of commitment necessary to teach well. Holding yourself and your students to a clear, well-defined set of business and professional standards is the best way to assure that you can focus your time and efforts on teaching, rather than wasting time in disputes with students or their parents. Here we offer a few tips from our own experience of more than 20 years running a private teaching studio in two different parts of the United States.



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