The James Hill Ukulele Initiative Teacher Certification Program and Ukulele Hot Springs are sponsored in part by Ukulele in the Classroom. Learn more about these events below.
Teacher Certification Program

Registraton is now open for JHUI 2018/19 programs! Click here for registration details.

The James Hill Ukulele Initiative Teacher Certification Program is the first of it's kind: a ground-breaking, comprehensive ukulele teacher training course. There are three levels of teacher certification, each built around one of the three volumes of the Ukulele in the Classroom method book series. Each level of certification is delivered over the course of 10 months. Full details can be found here.

The purposes of the JHUI Ukulele Teacher Certification Program are:

  • To recognize the attainment of knowledge, performance skills, and pedagogical understanding in the James Hill Ukulele Method.
  • To equip current and prospective ukulele teachers with tried-and-true ideas, repertoire and strategies.
  • To create a common language with regards to ukulele pedagogy and instruction.
  • To improve the quality of ukulele instruction in North America and worldwide.
  • To enhance employment opportunities for JHUI certified teachers.
  • To connect like-minded people.

Click here for more information about the JHUI Ukulele Teacher Certification program.

Please note: the JHUI Ukulele Teacher Certification Program is not a "learn to play ukulele" course. Prerequisite skills are outlined here.

Ukulele Hot Springs

Thank you for a great event! Stay tuned for details about Ukulele Hot Springs 2019!

Ukulele Hot Springs is a one-of-a-kind event held at the beautiful Harrison Hot Springs Resort in Harrison, BC, Canada. Immerse yourself in an unforgettable long-weekend of top-notch ukulele instruction, camaraderie and natural beauty.

  • Learn from James Hill and his team of teachers.
  • Learn in a fun, well-organized adult-learner-oriented environment.
  • Experience a variety of teaching styles and prespectives.
  • Enjoy the hot pools and spa!
  • Meet new friends and jam with like-minded people.

The Ukulele Hot Springs schedule includes large group classes, smaller breakout sessions and time for jamming every day. Plus a staff concert, catered lunches and dinner and, of course, time to relax and enjoy all that Harrison Hot Springs Resort has to offer from nature walks to relaxing in the hot pools.

Sing. Strum. Spa. Click here for more information about Ukulele Hot Springs.

Please note: Ukulele Hot Springs is not a teacher certification course and cannont be used as credit toward a JHUI Teacher Certificate.


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