B.S. Ithaca College; M.S. University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana; Professional Diploma, Long Island University; Ed.D. Teachers College, Columbia University
Dr. Schopp is the former Chairperson of Music and Art for the Syosset Central School District. He served as president of the Eastern Division of MENC: The National Association for Music Education, the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) and the Nassau Music Educator Association (NMEA). Dr. Schopp was Director of Bands for the USDAN Center for the Creative and Performing Arts and has served as a guest conductor, clinician and adjudicator for regional music festivals in the greater New York metro area. He served as the Executive Director of the New York State School Music Association from 2006 to 2019.