Rebecca Grooms Johnson, Ph.D., NCTM, is a nationally respected leader in the field of piano pedagogy. She is an independent teacher and has taught extensively at the unviersity level. Active in the Music Teachers National Association, she has served as President of the Ohio MTA, National Chair of MTNA's Pedagogy Committee, and national Certification Chair. She is currently Vice-president of the MTNA Board of Directors, and three times a year she publishes a feature article in American Music Teacher titled "What's New In Pedagogy Research."