Prisha Gustina received her Master of Music Education degree in 2002 from Silver Lake College, Manitowoc, WI. From the University of WI-LaCrosse, she received a Bachelor of Science Extended Vocal Music degree in the field of Education.
Prisha’s past includes teaching children K-12 music for over 30 years. She retired from the School District of Beloit with 24 years of service in the WI public school system. Her teaching experience also includes teaching music appreciation for over ten years at Concordia University in the Beloit Campus and music methods courses for the University of WI-Whitewater. Prisha is Kodaly certified and has many years of Suzuki piano training. She has presented sessions at the following conferences, workshops, and universities: ISME Beijing, China, MKMEA Milwaukee, WI, MKMEA Wichita, KS, CAKE Chicago, IL, School Dist 162 Matteson, IL, University of WI-Oshkosh, and University of WI-Whitewater.
Prisha served on the Association for Wisconsin Area Kodaly Educators board (affiliate of O.A.K.E.) as vice president and president.
During her years working with children in the public schools, she recognized the need to improve music education practices to help children achieve higher-level music literacy skills and musicianship. Her passion to reach out and make a difference led her to develop the Steps to Music Literacy.
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