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2018 Music Research and Teacher Education National Conference

This biennial event provides a forum for music education researchers, music teacher educators, program leaders, music administrators, curriculum specialists, P-12 teachers, and graduate students in music education to encounter new, original, and high-quality research and pedagogical innovations that advance music education, thus shaping the future of the discipline and profession. NAfME members attend the biennial Conference at a preferred rate. Hotel room block rate ends February 27.

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A Few Easy Ways to Deal with Pesky Parents

A Few Easy Ways to Deal with Pesky Parents By NAfME Member Audrey Carballo Teaching for as many years as I have has given me a perspective on the different types of parents we deal with. All you need to do is Google “teachers encounter different types of parents,” and more than 17 pages of goolicious information comes to the forefront. To give credit where credit is due, each article outlines a type of parent and how to deal with them. That kind of advice is fine for academic subjects…


Call for Nominations: General Music Today Editorial Committee Members and Columnists

Call for Nominations: Two GMT Editorial Committee Members and Three Columnists   General Music Today (GMT) is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes articles of interest to general music professionals at all levels. These articles describe successful practices, share teaching strategies and/or materials, and suggest new ideas or issues of concern in general music. General Music Today is accepting nominations for TWO positions on the GMT Editorial Committee (2018–2024) Request for Applications for Editorial Committee General Music Today is seeking nominations for members of the editorial committee. The members of the…

Helping Students Identify Beauty in the World, and in Themselves

Helping Students Identify Beauty in the World, and in Themselves: Music Educator Award™ Finalist Darren McCoy Melissa Salguero was named the 2018 Music Educator Award honoree. Nominate a teacher by March 15, 2018. Applications due by March 31, 2018. The GRAMMY Museum Foundation and the Recording Academy have chosen 10 finalists for the 2018 Music Educator Award. Eight of the finalists are NAfME members as was last year’s winner, Keith Hancock of Tesoro High School in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA. Teachers are encouraged to apply for the 2019 award by March…