Collegiate Member Benefits

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NAfME Resources

NAfME Collegiate members have access to over 100 years of NAfME journals online. This is a priceless resource for students completing research for school, as well as active teachers in the profession.

Additionally, Collegiate members receive a 30% discount on all resources available from NAfME, including publications, videos, and other items covering a wide range of music education topics. Shop now for NAfME specialty items and books.

For more information or to place an order, contact NAfME Member Services at or 800-336-3768.

Attention: Graduating Seniors 

Here’s an exclusive benefit for you! Graduating Collegiate members can request regular NAfME membership at a special introductory rate (up to 50% off), when you begin teaching. Click here to learn more.


NAfME Collegiate members may attend all national, division, and state conferences upon registration, which is usually offered to collegiate members at a significantly discounted rate.

The NAfME National Conference offers a multi-day schedule of events that includes workshops, performances, industry exhibits, and more. Your NAfME’s division may hold conferences periodically in various locations determined by the division and the NAfME National Executive Board. State music educators association conferences are held independently of NAfME and usually occur annually.

By attending conferences, Collegiate members have a place where they may associate with members of the profession and future music educators from other schools. The conferences provide a variety of activities for Collegiate members including clinical and formal sessions, special interest workshops, performances, and informal receptions. In addition, conferences may host exhibits to display an assortment of the latest music materials and equipment available to music educators

Advocacy Events and Resources

NAfME invites all Collegiate members to attend the annual Collegiate Advocacy Summit and Hill Day in Washington, D.C.. This multi-day event includes an orientation to advocacy, legislative visits on Capitol Hill alongside NAfME state and national leaders, and intensive leadership training, plus numerous networking opportunities with student advocates and NAfME leaders. Participants will take back valuable information and experience to share with their chapters and use in their careers for years to come.

NAfME also provides members with advocacy resources and training online and through collaborative efforts with other organizations who make up the Music Education Policy Roundtable.

To learn more about NAfME member benefits, take the Member Tour.