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The Capacity to Collaborate

The Capacity to Collaborate 5 Steps to Empower Teamwork  By NAfME Members Dr. Lori Schwartz Reichl, Alison Parish, and Sarah Castrillon “The strength of the team is each individual member.…

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Believe in the Power of Great Teachers

Believe in the Power of Great Teachers By NAfME Immediate Past President Mackie V. Spradley This article was first published in the March 2022 issue of Music Educators Journal. In…

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Storytelling: Developing Employment Marketing Skills

Storytelling Developing Employment Marketing Skills By NAfME Member Paul K. Fox This article originally appeared on Paul Fox’s blog here. If you have not read it, as a warm-up, check out…

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NAfME Collegiate Chat: “Building Your Brand Starts Now!”

  Please join NAfME Collegiate Advisory Council Eastern Division Representative Dr. Heidi Welch and Southern Division Representative Dr. Debbie O’Connell, and NAfME Collegiate Advisory Council Chair Susan Smith for the…

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NAfME Collegiate Chat: “Becoming a Music Teacher: Making the Transition!”

  Please join NAfME Collegiate Advisory Council Northwest Division Representative Lori Gray and Western Division Representative Jared Rawlings, with NAfME Collegiate Advisory Council Chair Susan Smith for the March Collegiate…

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New Year’s Resolutions for Retired Music Educators

New Year’s Resolutions for Retired Music Educators Make a Difference in the Music Education Profession By NAfME Member Paul K. Fox The original article was first published on Paul Fox’s…

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Leadership Inside and Outside the Classroom

Leadership Inside and Outside the Classroom Dr. Blaire Koerner and Rachel Roberts Institute for Music Leadership Sponsored by Eastman School of Music All industries are constantly changing and evolving with…

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The Meaning of Mentorship 

The Meaning of Mentorship  By NAfME Member Lori Schwartz Reichl This article first appeared in the August 2021 issue of Teaching Music. “The delicate balance of mentoring someone is not…

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Modelling Growth in the Music Classroom

Modelling Growth in the Music Classroom By NAfME Member Ian W. Miller Ian W. Miller presented on “Modelling Growth in the Music Classroom” during the NAfME 2021 PreK–12 Learning Collaborative…

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Model Code of Ethics for Educators

Model Code of Ethics for Educators By NAfME Member Paul K. Fox This article first appeared on Paul Fox’s blog here. Don’t you love this quote from TeachThought?  “Teaching isn’t rocket science;…

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