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Frederick Burrack

Kansas State University
Director of Assessment
Manhattan KS
Frederick Burrack is Director of Assessment, Professor of Music Education, Distinguished Graduate Faculty, and Graduate Chair for Music at Kansas State University. He joined the Kansas State music faculty as a music education specialist in Fall 2005. Dr. Burrack taught instrumental music education at Ball State University from 2002-2005 and instrumental music in the Carroll Community School District in Carroll, Iowa from 1982-2002. He currently is overseeing the national pilot of Model Cornerstone Assessments to be aligned with the new National Standards for Music Education. Dr. Burrack was recently awarded Distinguish Graduate Faculty. His research interests include student learning processes and assessment of learning, cross-disciplinary instruction, and instructional thought development in music teachers.  He guides professional development seminars across the United States, has numerous publications in music education and assessment journals, and has presented many conference sessions nationally and internationally.