Jimenez was featured in the 2019 September Issue of The Texas Bandmasters Association - Bandmasters Review Publication. His article, "Recruiting, Retaining and Motivating Your Title 1 Students" was requested after his clinic presentation at the 2019 TBA Convention. Link to Article
Sweaty palms, confusing maps, large buildings and parking so far from your classes you know you're going to lose weight. All things we might experience as we step on a college campus for our first day of class. After 10 years of serving as a band director in a large urban district, I am walking … Continue reading You Belong!
Justin and I have been friends and colleagues since 2006. When we had the pleasure of working with each other, our lunch and after-school conversations were always driven with the intent to create solutions about the music education profession. We finally decided to create a podcast to share our honest conversation with colleagues! The Score … Continue reading The Score Podcast
Serving a Title I school band program offers challenges that can seem daunting for a director of any experience. In this session, Jimenez will provide practical strategies to foster a positive environment for learning and music-making while increasing student achievement. Click Here for Handout http://www.texasbandmasters.org
Eric Jimenez, Heights HS Band Director of Houston ISD, attended the 2016 TMEA Urban Music Summer Dialogue in Austin, TX. 20 music educators from all over the state in every content area provided suggestions for new teachers, shared ideas to improve their programs and acknowledged cultural tendencies that exist in their respective areas. TMEA plans … Continue reading 2016 TMEA Urban Music Summer Dialogue