Department of Learning and Instruction
Administration and Supervision of Music Programs
Richard Victor had a 37-year career as high school band director and music coordinator for the State College Area School District (PA). Under his leadership, State College was recognized nine times as a “Best Community for Music Education.” Mr. Victor was president of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) from 2000 to 2002; served as the PMEA advocacy chair from 2003 to 2017; and was the former assistant executive director of the Gordon Institute for Music Learning. He is the current chair for the NAfME Council for Jazz Education.