Save the following dates for upcoming exciting opportunities to learn more about the Center, experience teacher trainings, and participate in Southwest Florida Music Education Center programming.
You are invited! Please join us as we officially open the doors of possibilities for neurodivergent musicians in our community, creating new pathways to independence, fulfillment, and employment. To RSVP, please click the REGISTER button below or call 239-205-8258.
Artis-Naples Rowe Learning Center5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples, FL 34108
Artis-Naples Toni Stabile Education Building5551 Ridgewood Drive, Suite 100, Naples, FL 34108
The Southwest Florida Music Education Center brings community access to cutting edge music education programs developed in partnership with the Berklee Institute for Accessible Arts Education (BIAAE), including continuing education opportunities for music teachers with a focus on teaching students with disabilities. To learn more about BIAAE, visit college.berklee.edu/biaae.
In her role as director of mental health, Dr. Teresa Herrero Taylor will provide behavioral and program support to student musicians and staff. Born and raised in Boca Raton, FL, Taylor has practiced as a licensed psychologist and doctoral-level board certified behavior analyst for over 15 years, conducting evaluations and providing individual, group and/or family intervention and therapy working with both children and adults with anxiety, depression, ADHD, executive functioning weaknesses, autism spectrum disorder, social skills weaknesses, behavioral difficulties at home or school, and/or other life adjustment needs. An experienced, independent, motivational leader, she is passionate about mission-driven work and is excited about empowering neurodivergent young adults to be at the center of change through music and the arts. She has been an adjunct assistant professor in the Graduate Psychology Department at Rider University for the past nine years and has worked in New Jersey public education for more than 20 years, overseeing behavioral, social skills, and mental health assessment, intervention, and programming across multiple school districts as a director of special services.