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NAfME Strategic Plan

NAfME is an association where all people are heard, seen, and feel they belong throughout their lifelong experiences in music. Equity in Music Education is the keystone of our strategic plan.


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State Music Education Associations

Connect with the family of NAfME state music education associations.

Societies & Councils

Learn about these leadership groups within NAfME that serve members in specific areas of music education


Groups designated by the National Executive Board to collaborate on special interest or action areas

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Music In Our Schools Month®

Promote music education during the annual celebration in March

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Tri-M® Music Honor Society

The only national honor society for student musicians

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Composition Competitions

Annual programs to encourage and recognize student composers

Careers in Music Education

Want to teach music? Advance your career in the classroom? Post a job?
Check out the NAfME Career Center resources.

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NAfME Advocacy

NAfME supports music educators and students at the federal, state, and local levels to educate elected officials and other key decision makers about the impact and importance of music education programs.

Support NAfME

NAfME, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, welcomes your support as we work to preserve access to music education for all students. Donations provide funding to address the challenges facing music educators today.

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