Chris Tranberg is currently the Director of Teaching and Talent Development for the Granby Public Schools in Connecticut. Prior leadership experiences include: Principal of Avon High School (Avon, CT), Assistant Principal of Simsbury High School (Simsbury,CT), and Director of Performing Arts (Simsbury Public Schools). Before exploring a school leadership path, Chris enjoyed several years as an elementary music teacher in Connecticut, New Jersey, and Ohio. Chris is an active presenter and consultant in the areas of curriculum development, measurement and evaluation, teacher collaboration, and various topics in music education. Chris is a former member of the The Orff Echo editorial board, Reverberations editorial board, and past-president of the Connecticut Chapter of the American Orff Schulwerk Association. His current professional affiliations include the National Association for Secondary Schools, The American Evaluation Association, The American Education Research Association, ASCD, and The American Orff Schulwerk Association, and The Feierabend Association of Music Education (FAME). Chris is a founding member of FAME and served as the initial chair of Teacher Training at the inception of the organization.