Meeghan Binder


Meeghan Binder (Recorder) has worked in the Chicagoland area as a public school general music teacher and clinician for the past 19 years. Meeghan attended Northern Illinois University where she received a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education and then went on to receive a Master’s Degree in Music Education from DePaul University where she currently serves as adjunct faculty to the Music Education Department. Meeghan holds a National Board Teaching Certification and is both Orff-Schulwerk Certified and Kodaly Certified. In 2013, Meeghan became a certified American Orff-Schulwerk Recorder Instructor and has taught all three levels at various Orff Levels teacher training. Meeghan has also trained in World Music Drumming and in Dalcroze pedagogy. Meeghan’s musical background includes performances and study in classical flute, recorder ensembles, local choirs, West African Drumming, and Japanese Taiko drumming groups. When not teaching music, Meeghan is active in her teacher union as an IEA/NEA Union President and serves on several committees in her district including the Joint Evaluation Committee. She holds other teaching endorsements in Special Education, English as a Second Language, and is currently working towards her Reading Endorsement and Illinois Principal Certificate.