Mrs. Granite, who teaches band at Marshall Elementary School, was awarded the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association District 1 Citation of Excellence in April at the PMEA Annual Conference.
PMEA grants the Citation of Excellence in Teaching Award annually to one member in each of the 12 PMEA districts to highlight curricula and excellent programs for other music teachers, to bring special recognition to these outstanding educators, and to recognize and reward excellence in music education.
Mrs. Granite teaches small group lessons, 4th Grade Band, 5th Grade Band and an elementary jazz band, called the 8 O’Clock Jazz Band, comprised of fifth-graders. In addition she is the Elementary Music Facilitator for the North Allegheny School District.