Ronald A, Hebert earned B. S. and M. S. degrees in Music Education from the Crane School of Music, SUNY Potsdam, and a C. A. S. in Educational Administration from SUNY Cortland. He taught for almost forty years in public schools in New York, retiring from a 25 year career at Fayetteville-Manlius CSD in 2007. He is an active adjudicator and clinician for NYSSMA and performs as a professional conductor, violinist, violist, and singer. He also serves on the NYSSMA Adjudication-Festival committee. He earned honors as a recipient of the Syracuse Symphony Outstanding Music Educator Award. Mr. Hebert supervises student teachers for Ithaca College.