Director of Teacher Support
Dr. Michael Raiber is the Busey Chair of Music Education at Oklahoma City University. For the sixteen years previous to his current appointment in 2013, he taught undergraduate and graduate courses at the University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University. His public school teaching experience includes thirteen years at schools in Missouri and Oklahoma.
Mike is native Oklahoman. He attended high school in the Tulsa area and then earned both a BME and MME from the University of Tulsa. He completed his Ph.D. in music education at the University of Oklahoma.
Dr. Raiber is also an active researcher and author. He was the primary investigator on the collaborative research team for Oklahoma A+ Schools® (OAS). He is currently the primary researcher for All Aboard, an integrated math and music curriculum for young children. He has also co-authored a new textbook, released in 2014, titled The Journey from Music Student to Teacher. This book is intended for use in introduction to music education courses.
Dr. Raiber is the Past-President of the Oklahoma Music Educators Association. He also serves as the President of the Southwest Division of the National Association for Music Education (NAfME).