Bill Swick currently teaches guitar and chairs the music department for the twelve-time GRAMMY award winning Las Vegas Academy of the Arts (a magnet high school) and is the guitar task force chair for Clark County School District, the nation’s fifth largest school district. Swick holds two degrees from the University of North Texas and has served as faculty of Drake University and University of Nevada-Las Vegas. Swick is a publisher of guitar education materials (BillSwick.com) and the creator of the Swickster Fingerboard System (Swickster.com). Swick is currently the chair for the NAfME Council for Guitar Education. Swick was recently identified as a Top Ten Music Educator by the GRAMMY Foundation.