District or Chapter of the Year Award

CAPMT District or Chapter of the Year Award was established in 2012. An award of $500  is presented to  the CAPMT District or Chapter that best fulfills the criteria listed below.  A committee consisting of the President, President-Elect, and the VP Districts and Chapters evaluates and scores each chapter.  The award is presented at the State Conference each Fall. 


Criteria for Consideration

  • Chapter or District newsletters 
  • Website Social Media (e.g., Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, etc.). Must have a chapter website to be considered.
  • Current size and recent growth in membership 
  • Quality and variety of local teacher programs and attendance at these events 
  • Local programs for students that are unique to your Chapter or District 
  • Completion of Chapter/District Reports

Chapter of the Year Recipients

2019 - Santa Clara Valley Chapter (District 2), Chapter President:  Amy Bhatnagar/Julie Poklewski

2018 - San Diego South Chapter (District 1), Chapter President: Rowena Asuncion

2017 - No Winners Selected - Competition Not Held 

2016 -  Santa Clara Valley Chapter (District 2), Chapter President: Julie Poklewski 

2015  - District 3, District Director: Lina Kim Lee 

2014 - 1st Place Winner (tie) District 1, District Coordinator: Young L Robbins 

1st Place Winner (tie) District 8, District Coordinator: Minji Noh  

2013 - No Winners Selected - Competition Not Held 

2012 - Temecula Valley Music Teachers Association (TVMTA) Chapter (District 4), Chapter President: Elizabeth Medici