European Suzuki Association - Appointments & Accreditation (2023)

European Suzuki Association Appointments & Accreditations Manual Revised May 2023 Page 16 of 19 Suzuki Association of the Americas SAA (North and South America) All Instruments SAA Accreditation ESA Recognition Entry level for ESA Teacher Training & Exams Unit 1 1 Practicum Level 1 Level 2 Unit 1+2+3 2 Practicums Level 2 Level 3 Unit 1+2+3+4+5 3 Practicums Level 3 Level 4 Unit 1+2+3+4+5+6+7 4 Practicums Level 4 Level 5 See for the definition of a Practicum. SAA Teaching Strategies 3 x Teaching Strategies are accepted as 1 Practicum See pages 20-21 for definition of a Teaching Strategy SUZUKI™ Early Childhood Education ESA Entry Level for SECE Teachers is ESA Level 2 in a SUZUKI™ Instrument and 3 years teaching experience. SAA Teachers will therefore need the equivalent SAA Accreditation (see chart above). SAA SECE Accreditation ESA Recognition Entry Level for ESA Teacher Training & Exams Stage 1 Level 1 Level 2 Stage 2 Level 2 Level 3 Stage 3 Level 3 Level 4 Stage 4 Level 4 Level 5 Stage 5 Level 5 3. Application procedure a. All applications must be sent to the ESA Office, either direct by the applicant or through the national Suzuki association where he or she intends to work. b. Applications should include the following: - - CV including details of the applicant’s SUZUKI™ training and experience - Copies or other proof of all relevant certification - Names of two referees, or letters of reference with current contact details.