Hill Day 2014 How to Schedule a Meeting with Your Legislator
A special webinar on NAfME Hill Day 2014, we cover all aspects of the day in greater detail, including materials, scheduling, and
Back to School: NAfME Advocacy
To kick off a new school year, this webinar provides updates on our progress in national and state advocacy work; and new advocacy initiatives for the coming year.
NAfME Hill Day 2013
A special webinar on NAfME Hill Day 2013, we cover all aspects of the day in greater detail, including materials, scheduling, and transportation.
Celebrate Music In Our Schools Month®
Celebrate Music in Our Schools Month! We let you know about special MIOSM activities sponsored by NAfME, The Concert for Music In Our Schools Month, and what you can do in your state. Find out how you can celebrate music in our schools during the month of March!
The Post-Election Landscape and Music Education
Guest speaker Joel Packer, Executive Director of the Committee for Education Funding, gives an overview of the election results and discuss what it means for education; and more specifically, what it means for non-STEM subjects including music and the arts.
Maximizing Your Membership
Let us help you use your membership to teach, learn, and advocate better than before! We’ll show you new (and new-to-you) services and website tools, and refresh your memory about great services you may not be using yet.
Teacher Evaluation and Assessment in an Era of Education Reform
Original Broadcast Date: May 29, 2012
Are you evaluated on what you teach, or is part of your evaluation based on student reading and test scores? Many states are implementing new teacher evaluation policies, based in part on the accountability mandates from the Race to the Top grants and ESEA (formerly NCLB) waivers. Learn more about this policy trend and what teachers in some states are doing to work with the new processes.
Advocacy 201: Advocacy at the State Level
Original Broadcast Date: April 17, 2012
In this webinar you’ll hear successful state level advocacy strategies and stories from NAfME MEAs and staff. With the possibility of less federal money going out to the states, we all need to make the case to our state elected officials that music education should be funded.
Advocacy 101: Advocacy in the Community
Original Broadcast Date: March 14, 2012
This webinar focuses on ways to show support for music education in the community and how to inspire others to advocate on your behalf. Members from several states share about their local advocacy experiences, and share ideas to help spur your own local advocacy strategies.
Reinvesting in Arts Education: Winning America’s Future Through Creative Schools
Original Broadcast Date: February 2, 2012
An insider’s look at Reinvesting in Arts Education, a report released by the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities (pcah.gov). The research clearly shows the effect of arts education on student academic achievement and creativity. Rachel Goslins, Executive Director of PCAH, shares more about the study, and answers questions in a unique learning and discussion opportunity.
Original Broadcast Date: January 19, 2012
Music in Our Schools Month (MIOSM) will be here before you know it. Find out what you can do to celebrate music education this March. Speakers include music teachers from across the United States as well as NAfME staff. We’ll provide you with lots of new ideas as well as tried and true favorites.