Professional Members are teachers involved in Suzuki-style instruction for remuneration who hold a music degree from an accredited college/university and/or equivalent training/experience. Membership in SAA is required of Professional Members. Professional Members whose dues are current may vote, hold office, be listed in the NTSA Directory, enter students in NTSA activities, participate in Association events, and receive all mailings. Each teacher is expected to participate in the planning and execution of at least one, NTSA-sponsored activity per year. Individuals seeking Professional Membership should have completed Suzuki Unit I-A in their major- instrument with plans to continue their Suzuki development at regular intervals.