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2024 Excellence in Advocacy Award RI presentation

Rhode Island Music Education Association Recognized with 2024 NAfME Excellence in Advocacy Award

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Catherina Hurlburt CatherinaH@nafme.org or 703-860-4000 Rhode Island Music Education Association Recognized with 2024 NAfME Excellence in Advocacy Award HERNDON, VA (June 17, 2024)—The National Association for…

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2024 Music Education Champion Award Rep. David Scott (GA-13) with NAfME President-Elect Cecil Adderley, NAfME President Deb Confredo, NAfME Immediate Past President Scott R. Sheehan, and GMEA leaders and collegiate members

Rep. David Scott (GA-13) Named Recipient of the NAfME 2024 Music Education Champion Award

Representative David Scott of Georgia Named the NAfME 2024 Music Education Champion Award Recipient HERNDON, VA (June 12, 2024)—National Association for Music Education (NAfME) is pleased to announce Representative David…

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Developing Trauma-Informed Classrooms

Developing Trauma-Informed Classrooms: Helping Students Make Sense of What Hasn’t Made Sense By NAfME Member Lori Schwartz Reichl and Dr. Ramona Roberts “Anything that’s human is mentionable, and anything that…

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The Four Rs of Music Education

The Four Rs of Music Education Committing to a Lifelong Learning Journey  By NAfME Members José Valentino Ruiz, Ph.D., and Eftihia Arkoudis, D.M.A. The Issue at Hand In a fast-paced…

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New Partnership Promotes Arts-Rich Schools for All

For Immediate Release Contact: Catherina Hurlburt catherinah@nafme.org or (571) 323-3395 Associations Partner to Advocate for Arts Education Educational Theatre Association, National Art Education Association, National Association for Media Arts Education,…

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2022 Society for Research in Music Education Update Editorial meeting

2024 Call for Applications: SRME Executive Committee

2024 Call for Applications: SRME Executive Committee The Society for Research in Music Education seeks applications for three vacancies on the Society’s Executive Committee (EC). The term for service is six years,…

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Rediscovering Recreational Listening through Music Listening Clubs

Another Perspective: Rediscovering Recreational Listening through Music Listening Clubs By NAfME Member Lisa D. Martin  This article first appeared in the December 2023 issue of Music Educators Journal.  It was…

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How an Organization’s Behavior Affects Student, Staff, and Community Interpretation

How an Organization’s Behavior Affects Student, Staff, and Community Interpretation An Educational Response to the New York Philharmonic By NAfME Member Lori Schwartz Reichl and Richard Roberts “I have always…

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22 NAfME Members Named 2024 CMA Foundation Music Teachers of Excellence

22 NAfME Members Named 2024 CMA Foundation Music Teachers of Excellence On May 7, NAfME Music Education Policy Roundtable and corporate member CMA Foundation honored 30 music educators during Teacher…

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Enriching Spanish-Speaking English Learners’ Experiences in the English Music Classroom

Enriching Spanish-Speaking English Learners’ Experiences in the English Music Classroom By NAfME Member Nabile Anahí Galván García This article was first published in the April 2024 issue of Journal of…

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