Dr. Elizabeth Schultz is an Adjunct Assistant Professor where she teaches undergraduate and online graduate music education courses. She received her PhD in Music Education from the University of Florida, MM in Clarinet Performance from Louisiana State University, MAED in Curriculum and Instruction from Virginia Tech, and BA in Music Education and Clarinet Performance from Virginia Tech. Dr. Schultz has previously taught undergraduate courses in string secondary instrument methods, music integration for elementary education students, and assisting student teachers at the University of Florida and Shenandoah University Conservatory prior to beginning her position as faculty at the University of Florida.
Prior to earning her PhD, Dr. Schultz taught elementary band and orchestra in Arlington, Virginia, and works as an active clinician and presenter at state, national, and international conferences. As a researcher, Dr. Schultz has presented at state, national, and international conferences. Her research and presentations focus on the pedagogy of teaching and playing secondary instruments, itinerant music teaching, and teaching students with disabilities in music classrooms. Dr. Schultz has a recurring column on connecting music education research to practice through F-flat Books, published research in New Directions: A Journal of Scholarship, Creativity and Leadership in Music Education, and co-authored book chapter on presentations from the Seventh International Symposium on Assessment in Music Education.