International Society for Music Education Names Wendy Sims Honorary Life Member
Professor Wendy Sims received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music education from Kent State University and her doctorate in music education from Florida State University. She has been a member of the University of Missouri faculty since 1985. A specialist in early childhood and elementary music education, she teaches a variety of undergraduate and graduate music education courses, advises bachelor’s and master’s degree students, and supervises doctoral student programs and research. Previously she taught K–6 general music and continues to volunteer weekly as the music teacher for preschool and toddler classrooms in MU’s Child Development Laboratory. She is the recipient of several prestigious teaching awards, including the William T. Kemper Fellowships for Teaching Excellence.
Honorary Life Members
The International Society for Music Education (ISME) honors members for their distinguished contribution to international music education by bestowing the status of honorary life member. To read the citation for Sims, who received this recognition at the ISME 2016 General Assembly in Glasgow, Scotland, click this link: https://www.isme.org/news/isme-pleased-announce-three-further-honorary-life-members.