The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) is a collaborative community that supports music educators and advocates for equitable access to music education. The only association that addresses all aspects of music education, NAfME, together with its affiliated state music education associations, advocates at the national, state, and local levels and provides resources and opportunities for teachers, students, parents, and administrators. Founded in 1907 and representing more than 53,000 members teaching millions of students, NAfME advances the music education profession and promotes lifelong experiences in music.
History of Our Name
We were originally called Music Supervisors’ National Conference; then, in 1934, we became Music Educators National Conference (MENC). In 1998, the name changed to MENC: The National Association for Music Education. On September 1, 2011, we became simply National Association for Music Education.
Structure / Organizational Chart (PDF)
National Executive Board (NEB) and Officers
National Executive Board Minutes
Codified Policies of the Association – September 2022
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Access Study
Learn the results of the 2023 NAfME Elections
Learn the results of the 2022 NAfME Elections
Learn the results of the 2021 NAfME Elections
Learn the results of the 2020 NAfME Elections
- NAfME 2021-2022 Annual Report
- NAfME 2020-2021 Annual Report
- NAfME 2019-2020 Annual Report
- NAfME 2018-2019 Annual Report